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Divorce: What it Can do and What it Cannot do for You

If you have been thinking about divorce, there is probably good reason – and moving forward may be in your best interest. However, there are also many reasons why a divorce can turn into a complicated matter, or be far from what you expected. Yes, divorce can sometimes be unpleasant, as it involves huge, complicated… 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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Does Child Support End if I Have my Child for a Period of Time?

With summer vacation comes many questions regarding your children, especially if this is your special time with them. Because of the extended time that your children may be spending with you, you may have an important question that has been on your mind: Can I get a suspension of child support when my child is… Continue reading →

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Can I Have Child Support Reduced if I Have Lost my Job?

When there have been changes in your financial situation, you are probably already aware that you can go back and modify your order. In many cases, this is done when you receive a new job and have a completely different salary. Sometimes, a modification is requested because you have a decrease in pay and can’t… Continue reading →

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Coparenting: How to Share Parenting Expenses After Divorce

Sometimes, coparenting can lessen stress. Other times, it could add to it when you are at a crossroads with your ex and aren’t sure where to turn. One of the things that many couples, especially divorcing or divorced couples fight about, are issues involving money. Many parents may struggle at first to understand how they… 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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What do I Need to Know About Child Support Enforcement?

When you are involved in a divorce case, you may have received a child support order. Perhaps your ex-spouse must pay child support every month to help you support your children, but your case may be complicated and require special attention. We will help you understand what happens if your spouse is not keeping up… Continue reading →

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How Both Child Support and Child Custody are Determined

Child custody and support are different things, but in some aspects they are also very similar because they both deal with the care of a child. When child custody is being determined, sometimes support will also become a prime factor. The court will take many aspects into consideration, but the biggest one is what is… Continue reading →

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Equal Rights for the Children of Same-Sex Couples

There is an estimated 220,000 children under the age of 18 being raised in same-sex families in the United States. The unfortunate truth is that, before Obergefell when same-sex marriage bans were ended, it was found that there are legal and economic deprivations that children suffer when their parents are not permitted to marry. Government… Continue reading →

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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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