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  • License Suspensions for Past-Due Child Support in California
    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?
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What Happens to Alimony & Child Support If I Get Remarried?
    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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  • Step-Parent Visitation Rights
    Step-Parent Visitation Rights

    Do stepparents have the right to visit their stepchildren even if they are no longer married to the children’s biological parent? In California, the court may grant reasonable visitation to a ...

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