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I Was Served Divorce Papers… Now What do I do?

If you have received divorce papers, you may not be thinking too clearly. You may be scared about the outcome of a divorce case and wonder how it will play out in terms of your assets, children, and other things that mean the most to you. Many people panic and think that they have to… Continue reading →

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Can You Call the Police Over Custody Order Violations?

When custody and visitation orders are put in place, they are meant to be followed. This is why, if you have an order in place, you may wonder what to do if your husband or wife violates it. Many people think that you must instantly contact the police, but this is not always the case…. Continue reading →

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When Child Neglect Becomes a Part of Your Child Custody Case

Child neglect is a very serious form of abuse that presents itself in the lives of many children in the United States. Unfortunately, if you find yourself in the midst of a custody case, you may feel as if you must protect your child from child neglect. Perhaps one parent is neglecting a child, which… Continue reading →

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When the Parent Paying Child Support is in a Different State

Child support can be a confusing concept, especially if you have never dealt with it before now. But what happens when the paying spouse lives in a completely different state than you? Child support arguments are enforced out of state. We will help you understand these matters and how they relate to your support case…. Continue reading →

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Division of Assets When You Are an Older Divorcing Couple

When you think of divorce, you probably picture a younger couple. However, this is not always the case, as sometimes older couples receive divorces as well. In fact, according to the Bowling Green State University, divorce rates for individuals 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. A lot of these divorces happen to couples… Continue reading →

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If we Share Joint Custody, Can Child Support be Determined?

If you share joint custody of your child with the other parent, you probably view this as having equal amounts of time with the child. However, you should be aware of the fact that state laws actually dictate whether or not you will receive child support, and how much you are entitled to. Even though… Continue reading →

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Custody and Visitation Schedule Guidelines in California

In California, the courts urge parents to conduct something known as a “custody or visitation agreement” or a parenting plan. These plans are a written agreement among parents on two major aspects of parenting schedules: time-sharing, and decision-making. This means that, with the help of these schedules, you will better understand when your child will… Continue reading →

How is Child Support Determined in California?

If you are part of a child support petition, you may wonder what will affect the amount of child support that you must pay or how much you should expect as the receiving parent. California child support is determined under California Family Code Section 4050 in any situation involving support, such as dissolutions, paternity, and… Continue reading →

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How Judges Decide Divorce Cases

California law dictates how a judge will determine a divorce case based on the facts surrounding the case and what they see as fair. The judges in California court are prepared for anything, from custody, to support, property, and other issues. You may wonder how a judge will decide your particular case and what evidence… Continue reading →

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Restorative Justice

What is restorative justice? Restorative justice is a justice system or a criminal restitution process that involves the victim, the criminal, and all of the other stakeholders. The process of restorative justice often incorporates some sort of mediation sessions between the victim and the abuser that focus on getting the victim to forgive the abuser,… Continue reading →

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