• What to Know About Adoption

      Adoption is one of the noblest things one can do. Choosing to bring a child into your home, a child who would otherwise not have a chance at a great life, is an incredible act of selflessness. ...

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    • Domestic Violence, Divorce & Child Custody in San Diego

      Domestic violence , such as spousal abuse and child abuse impacts all types of marriages and families. Contrary to popular belief, domestic violence is not something that only affects people who are ...

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    • If I Get Joint Custody, Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support?

      Historically, when couples divorced, the mother would get primary custody of the children and fathers would get visitation. That was the norm for decades, but in the last 20 years, we’ve seen a ...

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    • When Can My Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

      The Age Factor in Determining Custody If you are in the process of divorce or have been divorced and your child is getting older, you may be wondering at what age your child will be allowed to have a ...

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    • If I Get Joint Custody, Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support?

      Historically, when couples divorced, the mother would get primary custody of the children and fathers would get visitation. That was the norm for decades, but in the last 20 years, we’ve seen a ...

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    • Domestic Violence & Divorce

      When Family Law Meets Criminal Law Divorce cases are often complex and emotionally driven due to anger, sadness, frustration and the fear of the unknown. But divorce can be even more complex when one ...

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    • What Happens to Alimony & Child Support If I Get Remarried?

      After a marriage ends, former spouses may rediscover love with a new partner and get remarried. When applying for a marriage license to remarry, an individual must disclose the judgment date on which ...

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    • Does Cheating Impact Spousal Support in a CA Divorce?

      Two of the biggest causes of divorce are adultery and financial problems. Because adultery is so frowned upon in our society, it’s understandable why spouses would wonder if infidelity could bar a ...

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    • Domestic Violence, Divorce & Child Custody in San Diego

      Domestic violence , such as spousal abuse and child abuse impacts all types of marriages and families. Contrary to popular belief, domestic violence is not something that only affects people who are ...

      Read More
    • If I Get Joint Custody, Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support?

      Historically, when couples divorced, the mother would get primary custody of the children and fathers would get visitation. That was the norm for decades, but in the last 20 years, we’ve seen a ...

      Read More
    • Domestic Violence, Divorce & Child Custody in San Diego

      Domestic violence , such as spousal abuse and child abuse impacts all types of marriages and families. Contrary to popular belief, domestic violence is not something that only affects people who are ...

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    • Premarital Agreements - Part III

      How can a premarital agreement be overturned? There are multiple ways to challenge the enforceability of a premarital agreement. For example: 1. Unconscionable Under the Uniform Premarital Agreement ...

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    • Premarital Agreements - Part II

      What subjects can be covered in a premarital agreement under the UPAA? Prospective spouses can cover a wide range of issues through a premarital agreement, including: 1. Property Under the California ...

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    • Premarital Agreements - Part I

      What is a premarital agreement? In California, a premarital agreement, also commonly referred to as a “prenuptial agreement” or “prenup” is a written contract between prospective spouses or domestic ...

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    • How to Act in Court during Your Divorce Hearing

      A divorce proceeding that has led to trial is the culmination of months—or perhaps years—of a hotly-contested process. Regardless of your emotional state coming into court, you must keep your feelings ...

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    • Premarital Agreements - Part III

      How can a premarital agreement be overturned? There are multiple ways to challenge the enforceability of a premarital agreement. For example: 1. Unconscionable Under the Uniform Premarital Agreement ...

      Read More
    • Premarital Agreements - Part II

      What subjects can be covered in a premarital agreement under the UPAA? Prospective spouses can cover a wide range of issues through a premarital agreement, including: 1. Property Under the California ...

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    • Premarital Agreements - Part II

      What subjects can be covered in a premarital agreement under the UPAA? Prospective spouses can cover a wide range of issues through a premarital agreement, including: 1. Property Under the California ...

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    • Premarital Agreements - Part I

      What is a premarital agreement? In California, a premarital agreement, also commonly referred to as a “prenuptial agreement” or “prenup” is a written contract between prospective spouses or domestic ...

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    • Protective Orders

      What is a protective order? During the course of a divorce case, it is common to perform legal investigation, which is also known as the “discovery” process. Discovery requests include document ...

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    • Premarital Agreements - Part III

      How can a premarital agreement be overturned? There are multiple ways to challenge the enforceability of a premarital agreement. For example: 1. Unconscionable Under the Uniform Premarital Agreement ...

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    • Why You Should Get a Prenup Before Buying a House

      Throughout San Diego County many couples purchase homes together prior to marriage without consideration for the potential consequences which could result if the couple later divorces. Likely, these ...

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    • Domestic Violence & Divorce

      When Family Law Meets Criminal Law Divorce cases are often complex and emotionally driven due to anger, sadness, frustration and the fear of the unknown. But divorce can be even more complex when one ...

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    • Restraining Orders in CA: Temporary vs. Permanent

      A restraining order is used by domestic violence victims to protect themselves from further harm. If such an order is violated, victims are allowed to contact law enforcement and have the abuser ...

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    • Protective Orders

      What is a protective order? During the course of a divorce case, it is common to perform legal investigation, which is also known as the “discovery” process. Discovery requests include document ...

      Read More
    • Does Cheating Impact Spousal Support in a CA Divorce?

      Two of the biggest causes of divorce are adultery and financial problems. Because adultery is so frowned upon in our society, it’s understandable why spouses would wonder if infidelity could bar a ...

      Read More
    • New Spouse Interference: Effects of Remarriage on Spousal Support

      When your ex-spouse remarries, their new spouse may have negative opinions about your spousal support agreement. They may even think your ex shouldn’t have to pay; but the commitments made in your ...

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