Blog Posts in February, 2016

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  • Duty to Support Adult Children
    Duty to Support Adult Children

    In most cases, child support orders include language that states the obligation to support continues only until the age of 18 or graduation from high school if the child turns 18 in their senior year. ...

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  • Rights for Cohabitating Unmarried Couples
    Rights for Cohabitating Unmarried Couples

    The property and spousal support rights and obligations found in the California Family Code are applied when a valid marriage or registered domestic partnership exists. If a couple decides to only ...

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  • California Appellate Court Affirms Extensive Grandparent Visitation
    California Appellate Court Affirms Extensive Grandparent Visitation

    In the case Stuard v. Stuard before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the two parties fighting over custody of a young girl are not husband and wife. The parties are actually father and grandfather, ...

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  • Termination of Spousal Support
    Termination of Spousal Support

    Spousal support orders are intended to support a non-earning or low-earning spouse for a certain amount of time, depending on the length of the marriage. Divorcing parties are welcome to agree to the ...

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  • Setting Aside a Child Support Order from DCSS
    Setting Aside a Child Support Order from DCSS

    If a parent or child is receiving cash aid from the State of California , a request for the parent receiving welfare will automatically be forwarded to the Department of Child Support Services (DCSS). ...

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  • California on its Way to Becoming a Majority-Single State
    California on its Way to Becoming a Majority-Single State

    According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, only about 51% of Californians over the age of 18 are married, which is down from 74% in 1960. The percentage of Californians who have never been ...

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