2016

Blog Posts in 2016

  • 16-Nov-2016

    How Custody Can Affect Stepparent Adoption

    Adoption is often regarded as a complex family law process due to the numerous legal steps involved. Stepparent adoption, on the other hand, is sometimes considered the simplest form of adoption because one parent is already the biological parent of ...
  • 9-Nov-2016

    How the New California Marijuana Laws Affect You

    In a contentious election, one result seemed fairly unanimous: Prop 64. California has legalized recreational marijuana, as many sources predicted. Before abandoning all caution, however, marijuana users should take some time to familiarize ...
  • 27-Oct-2016

    "My Ex Won't Let Me See My Kid": How to Enforce Visitation Rights

    Anything that comes through the court and is approved by a judge should be taken seriously and as law. This is true for all types of courtrooms, including family law court. If your ex-spouse is rejecting or ignoring the visitation agreement the court ...
  • 13-Oct-2016

    What are My Rights as a Grandparent If My Child Divorces?

    It is no exaggeration to say that a divorce will affect every member of a family. What many people do not anticipate, however, is how it will impact the lives of grandparents and their relationship with their grandchildren. As the marriage comes to ...
  • 20-Sep-2016

    How Child Custody is Decided in California

    Divorce can pit two spouses against each other as they vie for certain rights and pieces of communal property. Out of all the aspects of a divorce that can spark a fight and turn it into a contest, there are none that strike as close to home as child ...
  • 6-Sep-2016

    Difference Between Restraining Orders & Emergency Protective Orders

    It is crucial for a person who has been harmed by domestic violence, or has reason to believe they could be harmed by it eventually, to seek help and get some space between them and the offender. In California, there are two common solutions: ...
  • 29-Jun-2016

    An Overview of BAC Tests in California DUI Cases

    In the state of California, when a person is arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) , they will be asked to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test to determine their blood alcohol concentration (BAC). These tests are ...
  • 14-Apr-2016

    Establishing Paternity in California: What You Need to Know

    In family law disputes regarding child custody or child support in California, it is of utmost importance to know who is the child’s father. Many judges presiding over a divorce proceeding will not finalize their ruling until paternity is ...
  • 5-Apr-2016

    Keep in Touch with Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich!

    Hanson, Gorian, Badford & Hanich is a premier criminal defense and family law firm in Murrieta. We are proud to represent the residents of Murrieta and Temecula as they face stressful legal battles that could dramatically reshape their lives. The ...
  • 28-Mar-2016

    Does Legal Separation Affect Health Insurance?

    Good health insurance policies are becoming notoriously difficult to find or afford, even after numerous government programs and plans. If you are like many other Californians, you actually rely on your spouse’s health insurance coverage for ...
  • 22-Feb-2016

    How Can Social Media Affect My Divorce?

    Posting on social media has become a social norm in modern America. Whenever something happens in our lives, our knee-jerk reaction is to snap a photograph and share our experience with all of our online friends. While Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, ...