Posts Tagged ‘relationship’

How to Include the Children in a Summer Coparenting Plan

As we all know, children do best with routine and structure in their lives. Sometimes, with a court-ordered custody plan, children miss out on vital time around the year with one parent. This is why, during the summer months, it is imperative that children get to spend time with both of their parents to maintain… Continue reading →

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How Viable are Cohabitation Agreements? Are They for me?

Marriage is a legal contract between two people and, for people who do not want this option, cohabitation agreements exist. Unmarried couples need the same option to be able to create a contract amongst themselves that will define rights and obligations that each partner owes to one another. These contracts help you understand one another… Continue reading →

Custody Involving Parents From a Same-Sex Relationship

Over the past few years, custody disputes involving same-sex couples have become commonplace. Because of this, parental sexual orientation is now less of an influential factor when determining custody as it may have been years ago. However, some states are still facing barriers regarding custody and sexual orientation, and it can still become a determining… Continue reading →

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Domestic Battery Laws and Charges in California

Domestic abuse occurs when physical violence takes place between two people who are married, live together, or are dating. If your partner has assaulted you, this is known as domestic battery, domestic violence, domestic abuse, or assault family violence. Criminal battery allegations can be very serious, but domestic battery charges are generally the most serious… Continue reading →

Equal Rights for the Children of Same-Sex Couples

There is an estimated 220,000 children under the age of 18 being raised in same-sex families in the United States. The unfortunate truth is that, before Obergefell when same-sex marriage bans were ended, it was found that there are legal and economic deprivations that children suffer when their parents are not permitted to marry. Government… Continue reading →

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Why do we Divorce? Are we Ready for it?

Every year, many people go through the divorce process because they feel as if this is the end of their relationship. One of the top reasons why people divorce is not due to reasons like sexual infidelity, but instead lack of communication. However, you will find that there are many other popular reasons why marriages… Continue reading →

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The Effects of Your Lawyer’s Opinion About You

When you get divorced, you will find that the relationship between you and your divorce lawyer will continue to grow as they hear stories from you and you gain a trust for one another. However, not everybody’s story ends the same way – in some cases, a divorce lawyer and a client may have issues… Continue reading →

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When is Supervised Visitation Appropriate?

The courts in California keep the child’s best interest in mind when they are determining child custody. What happens when the child’s well being and safety is at stake? How will the courts help protect the child? In these cases, a judge will help ensure that the child is only having contact with a parent… Continue reading →

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Deciding Child Custody When Parents Are Living in Different States

Child custody can become somewhat complicated when the two parents involved in the action are currently living in two different states. Many reasons may separate a couple; sometimes one side wants to stay in their home state but another one wants to venture out into the world to attend school or for a job. Regardless… Continue reading →

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What Is A Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

No one should be allowed to abuse or threaten another individual.  Domestic Violence usually occurs between two people that share a close relationship. The Domestic Violence Prevention Act was created to protect individuals from assault and battery, physical injuries, sexual assault, stalking, harassment and the destruction of one’s personal property. If you are involved in… Continue reading →

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