Having children is one of the biggest life-changing events you'll ever experience. It can also be one of the most daunting, especially if you're unfamiliar with your legal rights and responsibilities. Watch this video clip to learn more about the legal protections given to pregnant women, health insurance coverage, work leave and FMLA, adoption law guidelines, and more. Access all the material referenced in this video and more here.
Welcome a Child Video Transcript
Having children is one of the biggest life-changing events you'll ever experience. It can also be one of the most daunting, especially if you're unfamiliar with your legal rights and responsibilities.
What if your pregnancy, which is supposed to bring you joy, actually gets you fired? To learn about the legal protections for pregnant women, and the steps to take to effectively document your case, go to lawyers.com.
Have you thought about health insurance coverage? It's a fact - good prenatal care is key to a healthy pregnancy and delivery. If you haven't had time to learn about the different plans available to you, now's the time. If you have to leave your job to take care of your child, lawyers.com will provide guidance regarding the continuation of your insurance coverage.
What about work leave? Make sure you get the facts about the Family and Medical Leave Act and what your rights may be for parental leave.
Are you adopting? Adoption laws vary greatly from state to state. And it's an area of law where technical compliance is incredibly important. So it's critical to consult with an adoption attorney in your area.
Need help finding one? Visit the "Find a Lawyer" section on lawyers.com.
Have questions about other life events? Then go to the Life Events section on lawyers.com for more helpful video tips.