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Adoption Court Laws: Everything You Need to Know

You may be ready for adoption court in your own personal case, but is anybody ever as prepared as they had hoped? Because adoption court laws can be tricky and we want the best outcome for your case, we have devised some important questions and answers that can guide you through this difficult time. FAQs… Continue reading →

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When a Parent is Being Inconsistent with Their Visitation

Even with court orders in place, you can’t always force a parent to show up. For many families across the country, it is a reality that some parents do not want to maintain consistent contact with their children when a relationship ends between two parents. Some parents actually choose to not engage in visitation entirely!… Continue reading →

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What is a Notice of Divorce or Summons, and How Does it Work?

Even though you may wish differently, it is not possible to file for divorce in secret. The process of divorce has to involve both parties to be fair to one another in this delicate time in your life. The other spouse must be notified when you file for divorce so that they can represent themselves… Continue reading →

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Can a Third Party Ever Receive Custody Rights to a Child?

Third party custody adds many more stressful and complicated elements to a custody case, because it is not often that a third party petitions to or receives adoption of a child. You may have questions about your own personal case or want more information on how you can act if there is a child in… Continue reading →

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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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Making Your Counterclaim When You Are Involved in a Divorce

If you are in the midst of divorce, your spouse may have served you with divorce papers. The worse thing that you can do is to never respond. By not responding, you are basically telling the judge to grant your spouse everything they asked for in the complaint for divorce. A counterclaim to this complaint… Continue reading →

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Does Remarrying Affect Your Chances for Alimony in California?

As you probably already know, alimony is a type of financial support that may be offered to you during a divorce. Usually you will only be paid alimony by your ex-spouse for a short period of time or until other events take place. Courts will usually only order alimony to provide assistance to a spouse… Continue reading →

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How do You File to Modify a California Custody Order?

After your custody order has been formed, this does not mean that you can never change it again. There are many reasons that call for a modification, such as the needs of the parent or child changing. If two parents agree on changes, they can change their court order by using the agreement that they… Continue reading →

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How Long Does the Divorce Process Take in California?

When you file your petition for divorce, you probably have hopes and expectations that your marriage will end quickly and you can move forward with many aspects of your life. However, you should note that, when you first file your papers and petition the court for your divorce, you must wait 6 months in California… Continue reading →

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What Should I Know About No-Fault Divorce in California?

In 1970, California first passed something known as no-fault legislation, which was a different approach to divorce. To understand no-fault divorce, you should also know what fault divorce is. Fault divorce is a much rarer form of divorce and happens when one spouse requests that a divorce be granted based on the fault of the… Continue reading →

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