For most people, Divorce is a 'first time' occurrence and as with any 'first time' experience, there are some things that you should know before you even start! Don't panic! There are already laws in place to handle almost every conceivable Divorce situation. Get sound legal advice from an … Read more about When it’s Divorce for the First Time
Often parents do not agree on a custody/visitation arrangement when they separate and no longer live together. This can happen in a Divorce or when parents are not married and may be filing a Paternity Action. Complex custody litigation can be pricey as it can involve expert witnesses and … Read more about What to Do When Child Custody is Contested
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=E5sGh_jlk-Q Length: 02:12 Read more: When to Use a Request for Order A Request for Order has a number of purposes:1.temporary orders for spousal support, child support or custody & visitation while a Divorce or Legal Separation is … Read more about When to Use a Request for Order
In California, child support payments are calculated using a software program called a ‘dissomaster’. The factors used are primarily the number of children, income of both parents and the amount of time spent with the children. Your family law attorney can explain the process in more detail and any … Read more about Los Angeles Child Support
Understanding child custody laws in California can be difficult. When parents do not agree on a parenting schedule, decisions as to child custody and visitation will be addressed in court . Child custody and visitation can be a factor in the divorce process, or, if the parties are not married, in a … Read more about California Child Custody Laws
Most people want to know how long it will take to finalize a Divorce in California. The answer to this question is not simple. In California the minimum time frame is 6 months and 1 day from the date of service. However, this is not the maximum time frame. There are a number of factors that … Read more about How Fast can a California Divorce be Finalized?
There are times when a parent abandons the home and disappears with a child i.e. not saying where he/she will be living and/or how contact can be made. This is extremely stressful and may occur for a number of reasons. One reason that a woman may do this is due to a Domestic Violence situation in … Read more about When a Parent Disappears with Child
Notification of fatherhood may come to you from the Family Court in the form of a Petition to Establish Parental Relationship, or from Child Support Services. No matter how it comes, it is best to take action right away. In some instances you may not know who the mom is and are certain you are not … Read more about Not Sure if You are the Father?