• 11 Mar 2022
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Factors That Can Influence Spousal & Child Support in California

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Support March 11, 2022 0 Comment
Factors That Can Influence Spousal & Child Support in California

Out of all types of cases heard in court, divorce proceedings tend to be the most complicated and bitterly contested. For most people who file for divorce, going through the process can be one of the most difficult and trying times of their lives. Divorce is never easy, especially when it involves children, but it …

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  • 05 Feb 2022
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What You Need to Know About Step Parent Adoptions

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Support February 5, 2022 0 Comment
What You Need to Know About Step Parent Adoptions

Adoption is a process during which a non-biological parent assumes the parenting of a child. After an adoption becomes legally finalized, the adoptive parents and children have the same rights and obligations as legal or biological parents and children.  Step parent adoptions can be a complicated process. To make it smoother and less stressful, it …

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  • 18 Sep 2020
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Consequences on Failing to Pay Child Support in California

Posted by srailawoffice In Child Support September 18, 2020 0 Comment
Consequences on Failing to Pay Child Support in California

Child support payments are mandated under California state law. The California Child Support Services is the agency responsible in the state for child support enforcement. Each county has an office that enforces cases in their jurisdiction. Child support payments can be made online, by phone, or through mail. However, some situations may arise that may …

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  • 16 Sep 2020
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The 411 on Child Support Arrears

Posted by srailawoffice In Child Support September 16, 2020 0 Comment
The 411 on Child Support Arrears

The term “arrear”, which is legally defined as someone who is behind on an outstanding debt or liability, can apply to many different types of law. In the family law setting, the term is generally used in the context of child support when one parent is behind on a payment that they owe the other. …

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  • 20 Dec 2019
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Important Reasons Why You Should Establish Your Child’s Paternity

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Support December 20, 2019 0 Comment
Important Reasons Why You Should Establish Your Child’s Paternity

Taking care of your children can get expensive and at times complicated. There are many programs and organizations that can help you do the best you can. However, all the charity in the world will not replace one of the most important sources of information and help that is provided by a child’s father. Below …

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  • 18 Dec 2019
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Divorce When You Have a Special Needs Child

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Support December 18, 2019 0 Comment
Divorce When You Have a Special Needs Child

Getting a divorce is difficult enough on its own, without adding the extreme challenges and complexity of having a child with special needs involved. You and your spouse need to pay attention to a lot more details required to plan for your child’s future, well-being, and protection. To ease some of the stress and tension, …

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  • 06 Dec 2019
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Summary Dissolution: A Cheaper Divorce Alternative

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Support December 6, 2019 0 Comment
Summary Dissolution: A Cheaper Divorce Alternative

Deciding that you want to get a divorce is only the first step in the process. This process is usually long drawn and emotionally driven for all parties involved. It can also get expensive. In California, there is a cheaper alternative to divorce – summary dissolution. Summary dissolution is a way to end a marriage …

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  • 04 Dec 2019
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Dissolution and Divorce of Same-Sex Domestic Partnerships

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Custody December 4, 2019 0 Comment
Dissolution and Divorce of Same-Sex Domestic Partnerships

Under California law, same-sex couples and gay and lesbian couples are permitted to register their domestic partnership. Such same-sex marriages and domestic partnerships have much of the same rights and obligations under the law. Just like any other marriage, domestic partnerships can also fall apart. As such, California law also allows same-sex couples access to …

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