Posts Tagged ‘California’

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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Spouse Passed Away Before Divorce Papers Were Signed

When you have a decree in place, the judge will sign it and your divorce will officially be accepted. However, sometimes things are not this easy. What if, when you are going through the divorce process, your spouse passed away? Now you believe that you are stuck in a situation where your case will officially… Continue reading →

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Void Marriage: Can I Receive an Annulment After Marriage?

Here is one point you always have to remember: There has to be a reason for an annulment. You can’t just get an annulment “because,” which is why it is important to understand how they work and how soon after marriage the process must be completed to be void. You may have a limited amount… Continue reading →

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When You Are Going Through Divorce With an Unemployed Husband

Nowadays, mothers and fathers sometimes work, or one parent stays at home. Many years ago, it was rare to see stay-at-home fathers; however, as times change, this becomes a reality. Legally, unemployed husbands are entitled to the same considerations that an unemployed wife would be in the same situation. However, when it comes down to… Continue reading →

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Can You Reinstate Your Parental Rights After Termination?

In some states, parental termination may not be the end-all to rights. Sometimes, a parent could gain their rights back under certain circumstances even after the court has officially terminated these rights. However, the parent must be able to show certain standards, such as an improvement in their day-to-day lifestyles and ability to care for… Continue reading →

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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 →

10-Year Anniversary Serving the Community

Martindale-Hubbell is the most trusted legal directory for finding and researching the best attorneys in the business since 1868. Its database has allowed many people in communities zero in on the attorney that fits their needs from practice areas, client ratings, and more. This week, Amy Montes received the 10 Year Anniversary plaque for proudly… Continue reading →

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Can I Receive a Temporary Alimony Order Until Our Hearing?

Before your divorce actually takes place in court, you may find yourself in a position where you are struggling financially and wonder where you can turn. Fortunately, sometimes temporary spousal support (or alimony) can be given in the meantime until a court judgment. You could be left in a situation where you have very little… Continue reading →

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