Blog Posts in September, 2016

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  • Health Insurance Coverage as Form of Child Support
    Health Insurance Coverage as Form of Child Support

    As a form of additional child support , parents are often ordered to continue or begin providing health insurance coverage for their children. Under California Family Code section 4006, the court ...

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  • Who Keeps the Engagement Ring?
    Who Keeps the Engagement Ring?

    Engagements are a beautiful moment that couples in love will remember and cherish forever. Many couples that get engaged go on to plan a gorgeous wedding and celebrate many anniversaries for years to ...

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  • The Effect of Reconciliation on Divorce Proceedings
    The Effect of Reconciliation on Divorce Proceedings

    After signing and filing a Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA), it becomes the order of the court and to not uphold the terms of that agreement would be a violation of a court order. That being said, ...

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  • Back to School and Other Costs For Children- Who Pays?
    Back to School and Other Costs For Children- Who Pays?

    Under California Family Code section 4053, child support orders are calculated to cover all the costs of raising a child, based on the parent’s “circumstances and station in life” and “ability to ...

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  • When To Go To Court Over Child Custody
    When To Go To Court Over Child Custody

    There are many moving parts to consider when deciding to contest a proposed or existing custody arrangement in court. It’s important to acknowledge from the start that custody proceedings can be ...

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  • Dependent Adult Custody Orders
    Dependent Adult Custody Orders

    In a previous blog, we discussed the possibility of family court awarding child support for adult dependent children. But can the court also make child custody determinations of a child over the age ...

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