The American Bar Association makes available an online copy of its print publication, Family Legal Guide. The guide explains the law, legal processes and legal situations commonly encountered by lower and moderate income families. Chapters cover consulting with a lawyer, how the legal system works, family law, buying and selling a home, home ownership, renting, consumer credit and more. There is also a glossary of legal terms.
Faculty and students at Tufts University compile this resource guide for those interested in, or studying, child development. It evaluates and annotates Web-based resources on family and parenting, education and learning, child development, health and mental health and recreation. The guide features an extensive subject index that you can browse, a subject guide by age, a list of "ask an expert" resources and a list of news sites.
The Child Welfare and Information Gateway offers a database for finding information about organizations with a primary focus on adoption, child abuse and neglect, child welfare, or related issues. You can limit queries by state or select a pre-defined topic, such as adoption search, children with disabilities, or foster care.
This portal provides access to a variety of child care materials, including some non-governmental information. It covers sources of current information, as well as information about running child care programs. Find links to clearinghouses, government agencies, government funded projects, legislation, news, and more. We suggest entering single terms with liberal use of the engine's wildcard (*). Beware of unmarked links from the pay-for-positioning engine Overture.
Law professors' blog about family law issues. They comment on legal developments and stories in the news with links to the original sources. They also provide an extensive list of resources and maintain XML-based news feeds.