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After Divorce: Co-Parenting and Your Child’s Schedule

Are you getting divorced? Are you overwhelmed with all the decisions you have to make? You are not alone. Many find themselves in similar circumstances. One of the most common concerns and most difficult choices divorcing parents struggle with is how the kids will spend time with each of their parents during and after divorce.…

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Can Long-Term Spousal Support Be Terminated or Modified in California?

Long-term spousal support in California cases can be amended or terminated under certain circumstances. Supporting partners have a number of different options available to them, if they wish to pursue a modification or termination of the support they provide. In most cases, long-term spousal support can be terminated or modified at any time during the…

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Unmarried Mothers Should Consult With an Orange County Family Law Attorney

Unmarried mothers face a number of legal issues that must be dealt with to secure the health and happiness of their child. A family law attorney can help unmarried mothers navigate these difficult legal issues and secure adequate child support. Unfortunately, many unmarried women find themselves alone after they become pregnant and the father of…

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Who Foots the Bill in a California Divorce?

Dealing with divorce is complicated enough, but having to deal with dividing debts makes it considerably more difficult. How a couple’s debt is divided depends on a number of different factors. In California, the community is liable for all debts that were incurred during the marriage, regardless of which partner actually incurred the debt and…

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A Closer Look at Orange County Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders

If you have been a victim of domestic violence, you have a right to look to the Court for protection. There are several different types of restraining orders that can provide domestic violence victims with this kind of protection. Being a victim of domestic violence can be a stressful and traumatic ordeal. However, there are…

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What To Know About Community Property and Domestic Partnerships in California

Registered domestic partners have the same rights as married couples when it comes to community property. Unless couples establish an agreement prior to their registration, community property rules will apply in the event of dissolution or death. In California, a domestic partnership gives parties a legal status that is similar to marriage. As such, those…

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Prenuptial Agreements Allow for Division of Future Earnings

Prenuptial agreements can be designed to protect more than just premarital assets. They can outline how couples want to divide their future earnings in the event of a divorce. While many people assume that prenuptial agreements are only useful when one partner brings a significant amount of wealth to the marriage, this assumption is incorrect.…

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What To Understand About Same-Sex Couples and Adoptions in California

Same sex couples face unique legal challenges when they decide to become a family with children. While California allows same-sex couples to adopt, the process can be long and difficult. The adoption process is often difficult even for heterosexual couples, and same-sex couples face even greater challenges when it comes to adoption. In California, GLBT…

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The Place of Children in Divorce Mediation

Many parents choose mediation over litigation because it eases the stress their children might feel during a divorce. Involving children in mediation proceedings will help parents ensure that their children’s interests are being protected. When parents decide to get a divorce, all of their decisions will have consequences for their children. All parents want to…

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What You Need To Understand About Community Property and Personal Injury Settlements in California

Although California is a community property state, the courts have special rules regarding settlements from personal injury cases. Personal injury settlements may or may not be considered community property, depending on when the injury occurred. If you are considering a divorce, you may be wondering if your spouse’s personal injury award will be considered separate…

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Children Used in Emotional Abuse Ploys

Sadly, many children are used as pawns in divorce proceedings. Emotional abuse can wreak havoc on them. Caught up in the throes of divorce, some people don’t stop to think that they may be using their children as emotional pawns; taking their own anger and hurt out on the kids. This is a difficult position…

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