Child support is financial support usually given to a parent who is the primary care giver of the child. This means that the primary care giver has physical custody of the child i.e. the child lives with this parent. The other parent will usually have visitation rights. If the parents decide to have … Read more about How to Get Child Support?
Domestic Abuse is abuse that occurs between a married couple or between a parent or parents and children. Domestic abuse can also take place between those who are cohabiting or who have cohabited. This means that if you have, or had, a girl friend or boy friend that is harassing you, the harassment … Read more about What is Domestic Abuse and What can be Done about It?
When two people of the same sex form a ‘domestic partnership’ it means that according to California law they have many of the same rights as heterosexual married people. The purpose of filing a domestic partnership is to obtain many of the rights of a married couple since same sex marriages are not … Read more about What is a Domestic Partner?
There is no easy answer to this question. Most people want to divorce when they feel that they no longer get along. This may occur when one spouse leaves the home, when adultery occurs, when there are constant arguments or when the couples no longer have a sexual relationship. When problems occur, … Read more about When to Get a Divorce?
A common law marriage refers to couples who live together for a specified period of time as husband and wife but are not legally married. There are some states that allow for common law marriages but California is not one of them. In California, people who cohabit but are not married are not … Read more about What is Common Law Marriage?
An ‘uncontested divorce' is also sometimes called an ‘amicable divorce’. This is a divorce in which both parties wish to agree on their issues and do not wish to go to court. When parties go to court, it means that they do not agree on one or more issues and as a result, the court needs to make … Read more about What is an Uncontested Divorce?
Here is a list of some of the common mistakes that people make when completing their divorce paperwork: 1.) People may not be consistent with their name. They may spell it one way on the intial paperwork and another way on subsequent documents. They may add an initial or a middle name. This … Read more about 7 Mistakes that People make on their Divorce Papers:
An experienced Attorney can help you in the following areas: 1.) give you legal advice so that you know your legal options and what is reasonable in your case. 2.) guarantee that your divorce will be finalized if your spouse does not respond. If your spouse does respond the attorney can follow … Read more about 5 Reasons Why You Should See an Attorney for Your Divorce: