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Archive for November 2009

What to Know About Orange County Stepparent Adoptions

Step parent adoptions are quite common these days and not as complex as many people think. The fact of the matter when it comes to step-parent adoptions is that they are a whole lot easier and faster than other forms of adoption. This is because many of the states tend to bypass the home-study requirements…

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To Prenup or Not to Prenup – That Is the Question

Considering a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage and feel it shows a lack of trust? On the contrary, it’s a smart move. These days, more and more Americans are opting to have a prenuptial agreement drafted prior to marriage. “Premarital agreements, also known as prenuptial agreements, are a smart move to protect your assets going…

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Mediation Mandatory in Child Custody Disputes in California

In any child custody dispute in California, mediation is mandatory per California Family Code 3170. Mediation is considered to be a form of alternative dispute resolution and it is this form of resolving differences of opinion that is used in California to settle child custody and visitation disputes. This lets the parents have the chance…

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Understanding California Community Property Law

The courts look at marriages like partnerships in the State of California, so when it comes to divorce, spouses are co-owners. If you live in California and are contemplating or about to actually file for a divorce, you need to be aware that California is a community property state, one of only nine like it…

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