Category: Family Law

What Is Family Law?


Family law (also called matrimonial law or the law of domestic relations) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations.


Subjects that commonly fall under a nation’s body of family law include …


  • Adoption: proceedings to adopt a child and, in some cases, an adult.



  • Surrogacy: the law and process of giving birth as a surrogate mother









This list is not exhaustive and varies depending on the jurisdiction.