Posts Tagged ‘California’

Can an Adoption be Reversed After it Was Finalized?

When you hear the word ‘adoption,’ you may think that this is permanent. However, depending on the circumstances of your case, an adoption may not be so permanent after all. Usually, even after an adoption has been finalized, it can be reversed by the court – however, there are strict laws regarding how this is… Continue reading →

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When Child Neglect Becomes a Part of Your Child Custody Case

Child neglect is a very serious form of abuse that presents itself in the lives of many children in the United States. Unfortunately, if you find yourself in the midst of a custody case, you may feel as if you must protect your child from child neglect. Perhaps one parent is neglecting a child, which… 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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Protecting Gift Assets When You Are Going Through a Divorce

Let’s say that you have a grandparent that you are particularly close to, and they leave you a gift through inheritance that means the world to you. Flash forward a few years and you’ve got a marriage and an upcoming divorce that you believe may get kind of ugly. Because of this, you wonder if… 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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Custody and Visitation Schedule Guidelines in California

In California, the courts urge parents to conduct something known as a “custody or visitation agreement” or a parenting plan. These plans are a written agreement among parents on two major aspects of parenting schedules: time-sharing, and decision-making. This means that, with the help of these schedules, you will better understand when your child will… Continue reading →

Are You Ever Able to Drop Charges of Domestic Violence?

If you were the victim in a domestic violence case, you may be confused and scared about many of the matters you are dealing with in your daily life – especially if your abuser is also your spouse. In some situations, your spouse may have been reported to the police even if you didn’t want… Continue reading →

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Are There Limits on the Rights of Grandparents in California?

In California, grandparents may have rights when it comes to visitation or custody of a child. Under the state’s laws, a grandparent is permitted to ask the court for reasonable visits with a grandchild in their life. However, the court must first find that there is a pre-existing relationship between the child and grandparent, and… Continue reading →

The Importance of Establishing Parentage for California Parents

Parentage cases, also known as paternity cases, are when the court orders who the legal parents of the child are. When both parents are married to one another when the child is born, there is usually no question of who the father is; however, for unmarried parents, parentage must be established legally. In many cases,… Continue reading →

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