• 11 May 2019
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Guardian v. Foster Parent in California

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Guardian v. Foster Parent in California

The number of children without a stable home to call their own is staggering and heartbreaking. The California foster care program serves hundreds of thousands of youths in the state. Many of these youths face incredible challenges in getting the education and care they need to avoid threats of persistent poverty, teenage pregnancy, and abuse. …

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  • 09 May 2019
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What is a Step-Parent Adoption?

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What is a Step-Parent Adoption?

When divorced parents re-marry, the new spouse, or stepparent, may want to adopt his or her new spouse/partner’s child from the previous marriage. This desired adoption is legally referred to as stepparent adoption. This is one of the most common types of adoption proceedings. The stepchild becomes entitled to all of the rights and privileges …

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  • 03 May 2019
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Healthy Divorce – Guide to a Smooth Divorce Process

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Healthy Divorce – Guide to a Smooth Divorce Process

You don’t enter a marriage expecting it to end in divorce. Still, about one-third of first marriages end in divorce within five years. Divorce is an emotionally difficult event, but it is possible to have a healthy break up. Cooperation & Communication Most marriages generally end by unleashing a flood of emotions including grief, anger, …

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  • 01 May 2019
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Thinking About Divorce – Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

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Thinking About Divorce – Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

When you are getting married or still enjoying the honeymoon stage, the last thing you may think about is the possibility of getting a divorce. Unfortunately, given the high rate of divorce, it may be a reality you may want to think about and possibly even be prepared for. Marriage and divorce are both common …

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  • 26 Apr 2019
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How to Talk to Your Child About Divorce

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How to Talk to Your Child About Divorce

The divorce process impacts not only the spouses, but the entire family, especially the children. In general, adults are better equipped to deal with these difficult, complicated and emotionally driven life experiences. On the other hand, it is more difficult for children to understand the “how” and “why” of divorce. As such, it is important …

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  • 24 Apr 2019
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Defining Domestic Violence in a California Divorce

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Defining Domestic Violence in a California Divorce

Despite what most people may think, you can be abused by an intimate partner. In fact, more than 10 million women and men are abused by their significant others in the United States each year. Abuse generally takes many forms, and abusers tend to use a combination of tactics to control the person being abused. …

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  • 10 Apr 2019
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Common Paternity Issues Under California Law

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Common Paternity Issues Under California Law

Paternity disputes can arise in various situations. One of the most common paternity cases generally arise when a mother is seeking to establish paternity to obtain custody or to collect child support or when a father is seeing to assert parental rights or custody. Regardless of what type of paternity issue you may be facing …

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  • 05 Apr 2019
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Modification of Court Orders After Divorce

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Modification of Court Orders After Divorce

For the most part, court orders issued by a family court during the divorce process are not written in stone. This means that if after your divorce is finalized you realize that you are in need of a modification to one or more of your existing court order, you may be able to receive temporary …

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  • 03 Apr 2019
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Establishing Child Visitation Rights in a California Divorce

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Establishing Child Visitation Rights in a California Divorce

Visitation rights can cause a great deal of stress for families in divorce or separation cases. Courts order visitation orders, which means that all parties part of the decree must comply with the terms. If you are planning to file for divorce or are getting separated from your spouse, it is in your best interest …

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