Posts Tagged ‘California laws’

During the Divorce: Temporary Custody

Unfortunately, the typical divorce proceeding does not smoothly or quickly conclude. It can take months to negotiate the terms of your divorce, and even longer for the paperwork to make it through court. In most cases, the untimely manner of the law doesn’t well coincide with practical determinations about what to do with your children…. Continue reading →

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How long do I have to Appeal a Divorce Judgement?

A divorce decree, or the final judgement in a divorce proceeding, states important terms for issues such as property distribution, child custody, child support, and alimony payments. The right to appeal your judgment is governed entirely by statute in California. If you file an appeal, jurisdiction is turned over to the appellate court, except for… Continue reading →

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Do I Owe my Spouse’s Debt?

What happens when the marriage you entered into with such high hopes is headed for divorce court? Money has become a big point of contention, even in intact marriages, but has also become the leading cause of divorce – bills are continually rising and it costs a lot of money to raise children. Whether you… Continue reading →

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My ex is threatening me; WHAT CAN I DO?

Are you living in a home filled with domestic violence? You are not alone. According to statistics, 1 in 4 women have been violently attacked by a partner in their lifetime. Not to worry – you have rights! No one has the right to put their hands on you, cause you fear or threaten you…. Continue reading →

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Visitation Rights, Non-Custodial Parent

Whether you are currently going through a divorce or considering one in the future, it is important for you to know your rights. When parents divorce, the divorce decree will specify with whom the children will live and how often the other parent will visit. It is in the best interests of the children if… Continue reading →

Can I still see my step-kids?

As we’ve seen in celebrities and their families, step parents often have a hand in raising children and form meaningful bonds with them. That’s why when a child’s parent and stepparent get a divorce, California allows stepparents to petition for visitation rights. Court’s will generally show preference to the birth parents’ wishes. But they can… Continue reading →

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Paternity Law in California

Our legal team will work with you to ensure both partners have equal parenting rights whether through an agreement or a paternity action.We invite you to call our law firm today at 714-731-8600  to arrange a free consultation with our Irvine father’s rights attorney to discuss your family law issue. When the mother is living… Continue reading →

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Visitation rights

There are numerous reasons why a parent’s visitation rights can be terminated, which include: ·         Neglect ·         Rape ·         Incest ·         Abandonment ·         incompetency If you are in jeopardy of losing your visitation rights with your child, or believe your child is not being cared for properly while in the custody of their mother or… Continue reading →

California law and domestic partnership

A domestic partnership is a personal relationship between the same or different sexes who are living together and share a common domestic life.  At least one party is at least 62 years old. California Family Code Section 297(a) states, “Domestic partners are two adults who have chosen to share one another’s lives in an intimate… Continue reading →

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Terminating a domestic partnership

A California domestic partnership is a legal relationship available to same-sex couples.  It is also available to opposite-sex couples in which at least one party is 62 years old.  It gives the couple the same rights, benefits, responsibilities, obligations, and protections as married couples. Family Code Section 297(a) states, “Domestic partners are two adults who… Continue reading →

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