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Compromise In A Child Custody Case

One of the most difficult issues in family law is child custody. When the court is faced with a child custody issue in a case, the main focus of the court is the well-being of the child involved. Every case is unique, as it involves different types […]

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California Domestic Violence

The Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) is designed to protect victims of domestic violence and allow them a simplified and expedited means to obtain a restraining order against the perpetrator. Despite all of the right intentions, domestic violence actions can become some of the most contentious forms […]

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How Long Does It Take to Get Spousal Support?

Spousal support on a temporary basis means support while the divorce is pending and before it concludes. In California, the divorce process starts with a petition. The divorce petition is then served. A request for order that asks for spousal support can be filed at the same […]

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How Long Does Alimony Last?

How long alimony lasts affects financial security and financial planning. After all, for the spouse who pays alimony and the one who receives it, alimony affects income, expenses and our standard of living. Alimony In Short Marriages Most people believe there is a line that divides a […]

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Prenuptial Agreements And Divorce

Prenuptial agreement as a planning tool If you cringed at the thought of asking your soon-to-be spouse for a prenuptial agreement, you are not alone. Many people feel that asking for a prenup will sow the first seeds of divorce in their marriages. With a divorce rate […]

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How Accusations Of Domestic Violence Could Affect Your Divorce

How Accusations Of Domestic Violence Could Affect Your Divorce Impact on Spousal Support Domestic violence can affect many aspects of your divorce, including spousal support. A victim of domestic violence may not be required to provide any spousal support to their spouse. Under Family Code Section 4325, […]

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Federal Judge Orders Reunification of Parents and Children, End to Most Family Separations at Border

Federal Judge Orders Reunification of Parents and Children, End to Most Family Separations at Border: A federal judge in California late Tuesday ordered a halt to most family separations at the US border and the reunification of all families that have been separated in the first major […]

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Supreme Court Sides With California Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers

Supreme Court Sides With California Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision upholding a California law requiring anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to more fully disclose what they are. The case pitted the right to know against the right of free speech. […]

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California Court Reinstates Right-To-Die Law

California Court Reinstates Right-To-Die Law LOS ANGELES – A state appeals court has reinstated – at least for now – California’s law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. The Fourth District Court of Appeals in Riverside issued an immediate stay Friday putting the End of […]

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California – Grandparents Rights Under The Family Law Act

Family Law is a complex area of the Law and if there is a break up in your family often the Grandparents are the ones who are left out of the proceedings. If you are a grandparent and face the sad circumstance of a break up in […]

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