Posts Tagged ‘states’

Problems That Arise When Parents Live in Different States

When your spouse lives in another state, custody schedules can run awry and you may wonder what you can do. Co-parenting is sometimes hard as it is, and even harder when you are so far apart from one another. There are some things that you must consider if you and your spouse are thinking about… Continue reading →

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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Getting Custody as a California Mother: The Ins and Outs

In each state, you will find that the custody rights of a parent change drastically. On a historical level, many states agreed that mothers should always have custody, but in California the courts look at the health, safety, and welfare of the child. California Family Code Section 3011 states that judges evaluate several factors before… 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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Ending a Marriage Through Summary Dissolution

Are you looking for a “simple” divorce option? Do you and your spouse agree that this is in your best interest after weighing the options? Then you may qualify for something known as “summary” divorce, or a dissolution. Many people go through a dissolution each year after realizing that the process is actually very simple… Continue reading →

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