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What’s New at WomensLaw?

WomensLaw staff is constantly updating the “plain language” legal information and resources on In addition to making sure that the existing information is up-to-date, staff also adds new information on a regular basis.

What’s new:

  • September, 2018

    Based on changes to Arizona law, we updated the information in our Divorce section in the question Can I get alimony? in English and Spanish.

  • September, 2018

    We added a District of Columbia Workplace Protections page and 3 corresponding statutes to the Selected District of Columbia Statutes page.

  • September, 2018

    We translated into Spanish our recently updated information in multiple questions in our Federal Gun Laws page.

  • September, 2018

    We updated the Divorce information in West Virginia, adding information on residency, grounds and alimony requirements, and added 18 related statutes to our Selected West Virginia Statutes page.

  • September, 2018

    We translated into Spanish our newly updated Massachusetts State Gun Laws section.

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