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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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Calculating Child Support in California

When parents divorce, the parent who primarily cares for the child will receive payments from the other parent. The law assumes the custodial parent is already spending money directly on the child. Child support payments are paid until the child is 18, but may continue if the child is 19 years old and is still… Continue reading →

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How can I modify child support and child custody/visitation?

Child support modification can be done at any time. A parent may ask to raise or lower the amount of child support paid. If the judge ordered a child support that is below the guideline amount, then the amount of child support can be changed at any time and you do not have to show… Continue reading →

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Unmarried Parents and Child Support

In every state, parents are required to support their children. Therefore, parents are required to pay child support even if they were never married.  If one parent financially supports the child more than the other, then the non-custodial parent will have to pay child support. Amount of support is determined depends on how much each… Continue reading →

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Modifications Allowed Post-Divorce

Deciding on terms in a divorce can be difficult and stressful. Sometimes, after the divorce is final, you may find the need to change certain terms. Some things, like property division, cannot be changed after divorce. Luckily, some terms can be changed or modified after divorce. Each modification has its own terms for qualification. 1…. Continue reading →

Alimony & divorce

Alimony is also known as spousal support. Alimony, or the amount (in dollars, property, etc.) of spousal support that one spouse will provide to another during divorce or separation is determined by many factors that can include the length of the marriage, the support during the marriage, and is considered a continuation of that support… Continue reading →

I’m Moving to Another State

Everyone is responsible for the child they bring into this world. It doesn’t matter if the child was planned, unplanned or had through adoption. This child has a right to be raised in a safe environment and provided everything needed, which often includes financial support. What happens when divorce is involved and one of the… Continue reading →

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How can I Receive Spousal Support?

In order to receive spousal support, you must be getting a divorce or living separate and apart. If there is no divorce or separation, you cannot be ordered to pay, nor can you receive, spousal support. For couples facing divorce, the amount of spousal support you will receive or will need to provide is a… Continue reading →

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Can My Child Support Be Waived?

Child support is an integral part of the legal proceedings undertaken in a divorce. State laws say that parents have a legal duty to support their children regardless of whether the parents are together or divorced. There are many moms out there that don’t want the father to seek custody and/or visitation. Or, what about… Continue reading →

What Is An Annulment?

Divorce may be the most common legal way to end a marriage, but it may not be your only option. Depending on your circumstances, you may be able to have your marriage annulled. An experienced family law attorney can answer any questions you may have and help you determined if you are able to have… Continue reading →

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