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Useful keywords for searching within library catalogs, databases, and websites for information related to family law include:

  • Domestic relations
  • Families
  • Children
  • Parent
  • Same-sex marriage
  • Gay couples
  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Separate maintenance

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