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  • Child Custody in California: Best Interests of the Child Standard
    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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  • Does California Have Legal Separation?
    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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  • Domestic Violence, Divorce & Child Custody in San Diego
    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?
    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?
    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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  • Domestic Violence & Divorce
    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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