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What Rights Does the Non-Custodial Parent Have When Parenting?

What rights does a non-custodial parent have? If you are the custodial parent of a child, you know that you have to make many important decisions for that child and care for them on a full-time schedule. You might wonder what role the other parent in your parenting relationship fulfills, and what it means for… Continue reading →

I Am a Custodial Parent, What Are My Responsibilities?

If you are the custodial parent of your child, you have a very important job – in fact, you might find that there are several. If you are the custodial parent, this means that the courts have given you primary legal or physical custody of your child. Of course, every relationship is different when you… Continue reading →

What Are Child Protection Orders? How Can They Help?

You have probably heard of protection orders, especially if you are somebody who was in an abusive relationship with an ex-spouse. But what are child protection orders and how do they work? How can they help in your time of need if you want what is best for your child? The child protective order helps… Continue reading →

What Do I Own When it Comes to Our Marital Property?

When it comes to marital property, many people find this to be a difficult point in their divorce. In the event of divorce, these matters become very important. – in fact, one of the biggest parts of divorce. How Marital Property is Divided Some states tend to follow the ‘common property’ rules. Many states, in fact,… Continue reading →

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Protecting Yourself, Assets and More During Divorce

You and your spouse are going through the divorce process and it has proven that it is not an easy experience. As much as you always thought and promised that you would trust your spouse, everything is up in the air when it comes to divorce and how easily the tables can turn during this… Continue reading →

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What Happens to a Military Pension When Going Through Divorce?

What happens if you married somebody in the military? Generally, as determined by law, you also adopt their pension and other benefits, which become part of the marriage. Nobody who gets married believes that their relationship will ever end in divorce; however, when it does, you and your spouse may wonder about what happens to… Continue reading →

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Can We Receive Default Judgment in Our Divorce Case?

First of all: What is a default judgment? When you are involved in a divorce case, you expect everything to go smoothly and for your spouse to cooperate. When you serve your spouse with a petition, you expect them to answer is within your state’s time limits because this is how your case moves forward…. Continue reading →

How to Communicate With Your Ex-Spouse on Parenting Issues

Have you and your spouse split but share custody with your child or children? It’s important to understand how to communicate properly to get the most out of your custody experience. Being able to communicate on certain issues will give your child the best experience even after their parents have gone through a divorce. Today… Continue reading →

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Will Our Divorce be Fast Since we Have no Children?

Divorce can be complicated when children are involved, including aspects like custody decisions and child support where necessary. If you are going through the divorce process but have no children, you may believe that this takes away one of the layers of a “common” divorce by today’s standards. However, you may find that divorce is… Continue reading →

Everything You Need to Know About Paternity Testing

At The Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we represent both men and women who are bringing forth paternity actions with California courts and wish to stand by your side during this time. However, there are some things you may not know in-depth in regards to paternity, which we will help you understand before you… Continue reading →

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