Amy Castillo

Amy Yolanda Castillo, J.D., is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Law. She spent ten years working in the Minnesota district courts, where her special interest was family law. During her time in the courts, she conducted research and drafted court orders and memoranda for a trial court judge. She currently performs contract review for a government agency.

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Articles By Amy Castillo

Child Custody and Relocation Laws in Kentucky
What should you do if you or your ex want to move away with your children?
The Basics of Annulment in Minnesota
Wondering if you can get an annulment? Learn about the grounds for an annulment and how to get one in Minnesota.
The Basics of Annulment in Illinois
Overview of Annulment and Void Marriages Annulment is often misunderstood, because popular culture and religion tend to present inaccurate views of what an annulment is in terms of family law. This article focuses on "civil annulments" not "religious annulments," which can only be granted by a church or clergy member.
The Basics of Annulment in Georgia
Overview of Annulment This article focuses on "civil annulments" in Georgia, not "religious annulments," which can only be granted by a church or clergy member. Civil annulments and divorces are similar in the sense that they make a determination about marital status.
The Basics of Annulment in Florida
Overview of Annulment Annulment is a frequently misunderstood legal concept, because popular culture and religion have presented differing and often inaccurate views of what an annulment means in family law. This article focuses on "civil annulments" not "religious annulments," which can only be granted
The Basics of Annulment in Colorado
Overview of Annulment and Void Marriages Civil annulments and divorces are similar in the sense that they make a determination about marital status. But the vital difference between them is that divorce ends an existing, valid marriage, whereas annulment simply declares that what everyone thought was
The Basics of Annulment in Idaho
Overview of Annulment This article focuses on "civil annulments" not "religious annulments," which can only be granted by a church or clergy member. Civil annulments and divorces both make a determination about marital status, but the vital difference between them is that divorce ends an existing, valid
The Basics of Annulment in Hawaii
Overview of Annulment This article focuses on "civil annulments" not "religious annulments," which can only be granted by a church or clergy member. Civil annulments and divorces are similar in the sense that they make a determination about marital status.
The Basics of Annulment in D.C.
Overview of Annulment The concept of annulment is often misunderstood because popular culture and religion have presented differing and often inaccurate views of what an annulment means in terms of family law. This article focuses on "civil annulments" not "religious annulments," which can only be granted by a church or clergy member.
Adultery in Alabama: Does Cheating Affect Alimony?
If you’re getting divorced in Alabama, a claim of adultery can significantly affect your case. Continue reading to find out how cheating might impact alimony.