Family law covers a wide variety of issues that families may face. It covers events like the adoption of a child, an agreement before a marriage or divorce. Divorce and child custody are two major aspects that are dealt with in this branch of law. Although there is such a wide range of matter with which family law deals, Pennsylvania families do not have to be confused and can have a thorough understanding of what each process entails.
A man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple to help them have a child is facing a court order to pay one of those women child support. The order came after one of the mothers of the child applied for public assistance, a process which required her to disclose the identity of the donor and led the state to contact the man and demand that he provide the financial assistance that the family needed.