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Answers on the Rights You Have During Legal Separation

You may be seeking a legal separation from your spouse to protect your interests, help your financial situation, and more. Even when separation is at the forefront of decisions between you and your spouse, you may wonder what rights you will have when a legal separation takes place. We have answers for you. Rights During… Continue reading →

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Paternity: Everything You Need to Know in California

You may have some questions about the establishment of paternity and we can help. We believe that establishing paternity can be extremely useful to you in your family law case, and a big step for you and your child. This is why it is important to talk to us as soon as possible to find… 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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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 →

Rights of a Parent Who Remains Absent After Divorce

Many people think that, just because a parent is absent, they no longer have parental rights. However, this could not be farther from the truth because all biological parents have a fundamental right to parent their children. This means that, if you are a biological parent, you have the right to make legal and medical… Continue reading →

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Options That Unmarried Parents Have in Determining Custody

When it comes to child custody, unmarried parents face many of the same challenges that married parents do. Depending on whether you are the mother or father of the child, the child custody laws will differ. Take, for instance, the following: Mothers: When a mother is unmarried and in the midst of a custody battle,… Continue reading →

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Gaining Custody of a Child When You Are Not the Parent

Gaining custody of a child that is not biologically yours is a difficult way to obtain custody, as you will need a lot of proof that the child may be endangered if it is not granted. In many cases, you must follow court procedures and provide proof that the child will be harmed if custody… Continue reading →

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How the Court Determines Who Will Receive Child Custody

When custody disputes are a matter of concern, the court will always consider “the best interest of the child” to make their determinations. You have probably heard this many times before when considering child custody matters. Considerations by the Judge  The first thing that a judge will consider, of course, are factors that show that… Continue reading →

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Things You Shouldn’t do When You Are in a Custody Battle

When you are in the middle of a divorce with custody issues appearing at the forefront of your problems, you may find that it is sometimes difficult to agree on certain matters. You may find yourself fuming while decisions are made or wondering if your child is being taken care of by the other parent…. Continue reading →

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Child Custody Issues: What is Abandonment of a Child?

Many parents are unaware of the vast consequences of child abandonment and how it could eventually lead to the permanent loss of parental rights. Child welfare laws dictate just what child abandonment is, many of which refer to it as a type of neglect. In cases of child abandonment, a parent leaves a child for… Continue reading →

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