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Archive for November 2016

Divorcing A Physically Abusive Spouse

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Obtaining a divorce from a physically abusive spouse can be an extremely difficult affair for those on the receiving end. You need courage, sacrifice, and strong legal representation. It also needs a willing mind to navigate through challenging circumstances for a better life both for the spouse and children. It is extremely difficult to divorce…

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All You Need To Know About CA Divorce "ATROs"

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The term restraining order provokes a limiting thought process that regards it as something to do with abusive or violent circumstances, wherein a court of law issues an order that restrains an individual who might be a threat to someone else. However, ATROs or automatic temporary restraining orders are quite contrary to the popular belief.…

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Tips On Dealing With Back Child Support Arrears

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There are several real life instances wherein a parent falls behind on his monthly child support payments due to various factors, resulting in the accumulation of a hefty back child support debt. Due to the enormous interest on the unpaid amount, the debt culminates into a huge sum which the parent finds extremely difficult to…

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Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

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Prenuptial agreements are designed to take a major chunk of the sting away from most divorce cases, by preserving the interests and expectations of both the divorcing parties and keeping the surprise element away from the trial proceedings. In California, a prenup agreement is referred to as a premarital agreement, and governed by the statutes…

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Dividing A Business or Professional Practice In Divorce

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Similar to the other assets and property, the business and professional practice is also subject to division between the two parties involved in a divorce. The first consideration to be made in the deciding upon the division of a closely held business or professional practice is to determine whether it falls under the category of…

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Disputing Parentage and Genetic Testing

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As per the statutes of the California law, a male partner who is being established as the legal father of a child, has the right to dispute his parentage and request to undergo a DNA analysis or genetic testing to establish the authenticity of his biological relationship with the child. Since the DNA of every…

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