• 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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    • Child Custody Conflict? How the Courts Look at It

      Child custody is a very important issue. It doesn’t matter if you’re legally separating , filing for divorce , or you were never married to your child’s other parent, the issue of child custody and ...

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    • Understanding Why the Courts Prioritize the Primary Caregiver

      Understanding Why the Courts Prioritize the Primary Caregiver When a California judge determines child custody between divorcing spouses, they take many factors into account and heavily consider what ...

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    • Rights of an Unwed Father in San Diego, California

      These days, it’s not uncommon for children to be born out of wedlock. It became so common that questions began to arise across the country about a father’s rights to his child when he is not married ...

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    • Child Custody Conflict? How the Courts Look at It

      Child custody is a very important issue. It doesn’t matter if you’re legally separating , filing for divorce , or you were never married to your child’s other parent, the issue of child custody and ...

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    • Rights of an Unwed Father in San Diego, California

      These days, it’s not uncommon for children to be born out of wedlock. It became so common that questions began to arise across the country about a father’s rights to his child when he is not married ...

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    • License Suspensions for Past-Due Child Support in California

      When child support is first ordered in a paternity , legal separation, or divorce action, the parents are usually new to California’s child support laws, and they are not very familiar with how the ...

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    • Are Gifts Separate Property?

      If you’re getting a divorce and you or your spouse received a gift of value, you may be wondering if it is considered community (marital) or separate property (belonging to one spouse alone and not ...

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    • Child Custody Conflict? How the Courts Look at It

      Child custody is a very important issue. It doesn’t matter if you’re legally separating , filing for divorce , or you were never married to your child’s other parent, the issue of child custody and ...

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    • Divorce: Can My Spouse Get Some of My Inheritance?

      Are you contemplating divorce , but at the same time you’re anticipating an inheritance in the near future? If so, you may be worried about your spouse getting their hands on your inheritance, and ...

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    • How the Military Divorce Process Differs from Civilian Divorce

      The U.S. military has staggering rules and regulations their service members must follow, and there are swift penalties for disobedience, including dishonorable discharge. When faced with an ...

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    • Child Custody Conflict? How the Courts Look at It

      Child custody is a very important issue. It doesn’t matter if you’re legally separating , filing for divorce , or you were never married to your child’s other parent, the issue of child custody and ...

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    • Child Custody in California: Best Interests of the Child Standard

      Gone are the days when the family courts automatically assumed the mother should get the children in a divorce . In the past 15 years, family courts across the country have made sweeping changes to ...

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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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    • Child Custody Conflict? How the Courts Look at It

      Child custody is a very important issue. It doesn’t matter if you’re legally separating , filing for divorce , or you were never married to your child’s other parent, the issue of child custody and ...

      Read More
    • License Suspensions for Past-Due Child Support in California

      When child support is first ordered in a paternity , legal separation, or divorce action, the parents are usually new to California’s child support laws, and they are not very familiar with how the ...

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    • Does California Have Legal Separation?

      Are you having marital problems with your spouse, but you’re not 100% sure that what you want is a divorce? Or, do you want to split up permanently with your spouse, but for some reason, you would ...

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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 ...

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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 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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    • Rights of an Unwed Father in San Diego, California

      These days, it’s not uncommon for children to be born out of wedlock. It became so common that questions began to arise across the country about a father’s rights to his child when he is not married ...

      Read More
    • License Suspensions for Past-Due Child Support in California

      When child support is first ordered in a paternity , legal separation, or divorce action, the parents are usually new to California’s child support laws, and they are not very familiar with how the ...

      Read More
    • 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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    • Divorce: Can My Spouse Get Some of My Inheritance?

      Are you contemplating divorce , but at the same time you’re anticipating an inheritance in the near future? If so, you may be worried about your spouse getting their hands on your inheritance, and ...

      Read More
    • Are Gifts Separate Property?

      If you’re getting a divorce and you or your spouse received a gift of value, you may be wondering if it is considered community (marital) or separate property (belonging to one spouse alone and not ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

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    • Cheating Spouses Leaving Digital Trails

      Adultery...is a hot button. After all, it’s no secret that cheating, aside from financial problems, is one of the main causes of divorce. Before around 1997, it was easy for most people to cheat. Back ...

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    • Does California Have Legal Separation?

      Are you having marital problems with your spouse, but you’re not 100% sure that what you want is a divorce? Or, do you want to split up permanently with your spouse, but for some reason, you would ...

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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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