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Guardianship — An Overview

2020-02-25T18:51:29-08:00February 25th, 2020|Child Custody, Custody, Family Law, Guardianship|

Guardianship may seem easy to understand on the surface, but there is a lot more to it than you might realize. Firstly, guardianship is not the same as adoption. Where adoptions give the guardian permanent parental rights over a child, guardianship is temporary and does not normally remove all parental rights from biological parents. Secondly, [...]

2020 California Laws That May Affect You

2020-01-30T12:51:05-08:00January 28th, 2020|Business, California Law, Legal Codes|

Every year, King Law Firm Attorneys at Law takes a quick look at some of the new 2020 California laws that have taken effect on the first of January and are most likely to affect your business, your personal life and your health. Work and Business Minimum wage has risen to $13 dollars per hour [...]

Planning Your Future During the Holidays

2019-12-24T13:30:32-08:00December 24th, 2019|Business, Divorce, Estate Planning - Wills, Trusts, and Probate, Holidays|

The holidays can be either a relaxing get-away from your busy schedule or an extremely stressful proposition. Regardless of how you may feel, being around family is a great time to discuss major decisions with those that care about your future, as well as assess any potential issues that may have gone unnoticed during the [...]

Give Thanks this Holiday Season

2019-11-26T08:22:31-08:00November 26th, 2019|Holidays|

With a new decade quickly approaching, we feel it is important to reflect on the past ten years, take stock of everything good that happened in our lives, and give thanks for everything that has brought us joy, pleasure and serenity over this tumultuous decade. 2010 began in the middle of a minor depression, leaving [...]

How To File a Heggstad Petition

2019-10-29T09:39:27-07:00October 29th, 2019|California Law, Estate Planning - Wills, Trusts, and Probate, Legal Codes, Legal Documents, Probate Code|

  Performing due diligence when it comes to setting up an inheritance is highly recommended for anyone with a family. Having a living trust in place when your time on Earth has expired helps protect family members from lengthy and costly probate or contentious legal battles while they are still grieving your loss. However, no [...]

Common Misconceptions of Unmarried Couples

2019-09-24T08:26:00-07:00September 24th, 2019|California Law, Child Custody, Custody, Family Law|

Recently, there’s been a rise in the number of young unmarried couples living together and older couples merely “shacking up” instead of getting married. What these couples may not understand is that simply being in a long-term, committed relationship does not give them the rights and benefits of a married couple. Misconception – California is [...]

Top 3 Holiday Films Featuring Separated Families

2019-08-27T08:46:05-07:00August 27th, 2019|Child Custody, Custody, Divorce, Pop Culture|

With the holiday season fast approaching, let’s take a look at three holiday films that feature separated families and what we can learn when it comes to dating, building unique relationships, and creating new traditions with your kids. Dutch (1991) Introducing a new significant other to your child can be a tricky situation. In Dutch, [...]

Estate Planning for Undocumented Immigrants

2019-07-23T10:05:39-07:00July 23rd, 2019|California Law, Estate Planning - Wills, Trusts, and Probate, Immigration|

Many of the millions of undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States are hardworking individuals who simply want to provide a better life for their families. Despite this, they struggle with the daily threat of deportation, a burden made heavier by the fear of possible separation from family members, including children, who are U.S. [...]

Protect Your Pup with a Pet Prenup

2019-06-25T08:30:13-07:00June 25th, 2019|California Law, Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

A prenup for a pet? Why? Because you love your pet. We know you do. Whether it be a dog, a cat or even a horse, they aren’t just a piece of property you have to walk and feed. They bring joy, comfort and friendship; the deep bond you form with your pet makes them [...]

2019 American Business Award® Winners!

2019-05-29T11:22:16-07:00May 29th, 2019|Awards, Business, King Law Firm News, Lawyer|

I am very pleased to announce that King Law Firm Attorneys at Law, Inc. and I are both recipients of a Gold Stevie® Award from the American Business Awards®. My firm received the top honor in the Small Legal Company of the Year category while I won for Legal Entrepreneur of the Year. Getting to [...]