Family Law

Recent Posts in Family Law

  • 20-Jan-2017

    Changes to San Francisco Parental Leave Law Give Parents Get More Time & Money

    When you have a child, you will naturally need to take some time off from work to recover and spend time with your new baby. Unfortunately, most states and cities in this country do not require or encourage companies to provide their employees with ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 2-Dec-2015

    5 Things to Consider Before Divorce

    Divorce can be as sudden as it can be confusing, but that does not have to prevent you from dealing with it on your terms. With proper preparation and some general knowledge about the process, you can really start to understand what is going on, and ...
  • 8-Oct-2015

    What Factors Determine My Visitation Rights?

    In California, when courts come to a decision on visitation rights, or "parenting time," they base their ruling on a number of different factors. Ultimately, these decisions always align with the best interests of the child. To determine ...
  • 2-Sep-2015

    Should I Get an Annulment or a Divorce?

    An annulment is a court procedure that will void or "nullify" a marriage. This is much different from divorce, as it instead treats the marriage like it never existed. Many people prefer to have their marriage annulled instead of going ...
  • 27-Aug-2015

    How Will Relocation Affect My Custody Order?

    It is not uncommon for a parent to move to a new area following a separation or divorce. Many see a change in residence as a fresh start, and in some cases it is necessary for employment. When a custodial parent wants to move away with their kids, ...