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What Are my Rights in a Divorce with Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence in marriages is a very real issue, and something that is sadly overlooked all too often. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has found that a woman is assaulted or beaten in the U.S. every 9 seconds, and domestic violence hotlines get about 28,000 calls each day. In many of these situations, there… Continue reading →

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How Relocation Laws Are Decided in Terms of Child Custody

When you have a child custody order in place with the other parent, a relocation can put a damper on things. Either from you or your spouse, this makes visitation much more difficult for your child, who will now be separated from the other parent for a certain amount of time. In many cases, one… Continue reading →

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My Ex Wants to Appeal Our Child Support Order… Can he?

If a judge handled your child support case in California, you may think that your order is final and can’t be changed. But suddenly, you find out that your ex does not agree with the order and wants it to be changed. Perhaps they believe that the judge was being unfair and that the order… Continue reading →

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Collecting Evidence of Child Abuse or Neglect by Your Spouse

The only thing left to do when you suspect abuse against your child is to take legal action against the abuser. However, you can’t just come into court with a he-said, she-said. This is why it is important to have evidence of some kind when it comes to child abuse, especially if it is against… Continue reading →

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When You Want to Introduce Your Significant Other to Your Child

Divorce can be a difficult time for all, and you may want to stray far from introducing more difficulties into the process, too soon. But what happens if you already have a significant other when you are going through the divorce process? For many people in America every year, this is a reality and parents… 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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How to be a More Effective Parent: What You Should Consider

Being a parent can be one of the hardest things in the world – but it is also the most rewarding. There are some things that you should consider when you are raising and encouraging children of your own, especially if you are going through a divorce. These steps are important to consider. Raising Children … Continue reading →

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Options That Unmarried Parents Have in Determining Custody

When it comes to child custody, unmarried parents face many of the same challenges that married parents do. Depending on whether you are the mother or father of the child, the child custody laws will differ. Take, for instance, the following: Mothers: When a mother is unmarried and in the midst of a custody battle,… Continue reading →

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Handling Visitation When One Parent Lives Out of State

Because no family is the same, all visitation schedules could differ as well. Custody battles can be extremely emotional and you may find that it is difficult to perfectly tailor a custody schedule that works for you and your ex-spouse after divorce. When the courts help you determine your custody schedule, they will consider the… Continue reading →

Is Domestic Violence a Felony or Misdemeanor?

Domestic violence cases can be very unique depending on the circumstances involved, ranging from very serious to very minor. Truthfully, domestic violence can be either a felony or a misdemeanor based on this information. There are some aspects to be met to be able to define the two. Misdemeanor Domestic Violence If somebody has committed… Continue reading →

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