Posts Tagged ‘attorney’

Can Tax Refunds be Intercepted When a Parent Doesn’t Pay?

Perhaps you have already enforced a child support order and your spouse has not been keeping up with payments. This could be for many reasons. Perhaps they lost their job, or perhaps they believe that they can skirt out of payments without any consequences. No matter the reason, as long as your spouse does not… Continue reading →

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If a Father is Unwed, Can They Receive Child Custody?

If you are an unwed father and the mother is denying you rights to your child, you may be able to receive rights. To obtain custody and visitation, you will have to file for a paternity suit. Today we will walk you through your options and how you can move forward. Filing Your Petition  First,… 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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Is Divorce Always Financially Fair to Both Spouses?

When you are going through a divorce and trying to decide who gets what, this is where some of the biggest issues come into play. Dividing assets is a complicated process that goes smoothly when you and your ex-spouse can work together. Judges will urge you to work together because, until a final order is… Continue reading →

Factors to be Considered in Grandparent Visitation Cases

Sometimes, it is necessary for a grandparent to receive visitation to be a part of a child’s life. However, as you will find in California custody court, not every situation calls for grandparent visitation when considering the best interests of the child. When certain conditions are met, a grandparent may receive visitation or custody of… Continue reading →

Can You Receive a Divorce Modification Over Any Issue?

At the Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we have experience in many aspects of the divorce process, from the very start to the end. With that being said, we have handled cases on the post-judgment modification of orders, such as in cases where you must modify the circumstances of your order based on changes… Continue reading →

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Legal Mistakes to Avoid When Going Through a Divorce

There are many mistakes that couples can make during the divorce process, especially when they decide to go it alone. This is why it is always recommended that you have an experienced attorney on your side through every step of the process. Perhaps you have fears of settling for too little, or making decisions that… Continue reading →

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As a Divorcing Wife, Should my Husband Pay Legal Fees?

With divorce accruing fees in many different areas, you may be overwhelmed at legal fees and what effect they are having on your life and finances. Does this mean that you can force your husband to pay for your legal fees throughout the divorce? Unfortunately, no, and if they are unwilling to help, this does… Continue reading →

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