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A man may not falsely promise marriage in order to seduce a woman in South Carolina, unless he’s 16 or younger!

South Carolina 16-15-50 Seduction under promise of marriage. A male over the age of sixteen years who by means of deception and promise of marriage seduces an unmarried woman in this State is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined at the discretion of the court or imprisoned not more than one […]

Adoption Laws

Lea en español Adoption Laws You may be considering adoption for a variety of reasons. You may want to legally adopt the children of a new spouse. You may be unable to build your family biologically. You may need to provide a home to the children of a sibling or other family member who has […]

Pretending to abuse an animal in front of a minor illegal

Montana 45-5-627 (1) A person commits the offense of ritual abuse of a minor if the person purposely or knowingly and as part of any ceremony, rite, or ritual or of any training or practice for any ceremony, rite, or ritual: (b) actually or by simulation tortures, mutilates, or sacrifices an animal or person in […]

Parents may substitute prayer for medical care by a dr.

Indiana Code 35-46-1-5 Sec. 5 (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally fails to provide support to the person’s dependent child commits nonsupport of a child, a Class D felony. However, the offense is a Class C felony if the amount of unpaid support that is due and owing is at least ten thousand dollars […]

Divorce

Lea en español Divorce and all the legal issues associated with it—child custody, visitation, child support, alimony or spousal support, property division—these matters all differ based on state law. The Grounds for Divorce Traditionally, divorce always required a showing of fault. The modern trend, however, is toward what is known as “no-fault” divorce. Though all […]