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Child Custody Across State Lines and the Ramifications of COVID-19

2020-10-02T10:55:38-07:00July 28th, 2020|California Law, Child Custody, COVID-19, Custody, Family Law, Uncategorized|

After a divorce, parents may feel they and their child need a change of scenery. This is understandable; however, always make sure to inform the non-custodial parent if that change of scenery means taking a child across state lines. Temporary Vacations If this change is temporary, say to visit relatives or go on a vacation, [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Movies to Help You Through Your Divorce

2017-10-24T08:31:43-07:00October 24th, 2017|Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

Still from "War of the Roses" With so much advice coming from all different directions — friends, family, lawyers, blogs — stress and confusion can keep you from making the most rational, logical decisions when going through a divorce. Sometimes it’s best to get out of your own head for a few hours, [...]

Jolie-Pitt and Custody In A Divorce

2017-07-25T08:33:20-07:00July 25th, 2017|Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Pop Culture|

Courtesy theimagedirect.com In September 2016, Angelina Jolie shocked the world when she filed for divorce from long-time partner, Brad Pitt. Though the couple had only been married for two years, they had been a recognized couple for over ten, and never publicly showed any cracks in their relationship. But according to initial reports, [...]