This is FindLaw's collection of Family Law articles, part of the Corporate Counsel Center Law Library. Collectively, these laws deal with matters of significant impact on family relationships, particularly adoption, divorce, custody, and abuse. While some family law matters may be handled without counsel, processes such as divorce and child custody often require the skill and expertise of a skilled attorney. Family law also involves the prevention of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Law articles in this archive are predominantly written by lawyers for a professional audience seeking business solutions to legal issues. Start your free research with FindLaw.