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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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  • What You Need to Know About Modifying Child Support
    What You Need to Know About Modifying Child Support

    Child support orders are official and final. This means both parties must abide by the terms in the order, or face penalties. If a child support order is putting undue financial strain on one parent, ...

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  • Can Parents Waive Child Support?
    Can Parents Waive Child Support?

    Parents often ask if it’s possible to waive child support from their ex-spouse. The reasons for waiving child support vary: Some parents want to come to a settlement as quick as possible, and want to ...

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