How Is Child Support Paid in California?

By |2021-05-06T17:44:42-07:00May 6th, 2021|Child Support|

How Is Child Support Paid in California? In California, child support is based on each parent’s net disposable monthly income and the amount of time the child will be cared for by each parent. The court considers each parent’s income from all sources, whether or not it is reported or taxed under federal

Remote Working & Learning Have Changed CA Family Law

By |2021-04-05T20:05:10-07:00March 12th, 2021|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Relocations, Co-Parenting, Covid-19|

Families and Family Law During the Pandemic: Changes from Remote Working and Learning This article first appeared in the March 2021 edition of Marin Lawyer Magazine. The pandemic and the possibility and necessity of remote working and learning have shifted family dynamics in fundamental ways. Some of these changes, such as children attending

Getting Divorced? Build Your Team Of Experts

By |2021-03-03T15:21:22-08:00March 2nd, 2021|Child Custody & Visitation, Contested, Property Division, Uncontested|

Getting Divorced? Build Your Team Of Experts When you are getting a divorce or separating from your partner, there are numerous personal and financial decisions to make. Divorce is also a highly emotional process, especially if you have children. Building the right team of experts to advise you as you proceed will be

Thinking of Mentioning the Word Divorce? Do This First

By |2021-01-13T20:44:51-08:00January 13th, 2021|Child Custody & Visitation, Contested, Uncontested|

Thinking of Mentioning the Word Divorce? Do This First Understandably, deciding to divorce your spouse or separate from your domestic partner is an emotionally charged situation. You may feel angry, hurt and resentful. You may want to confront your spouse or partner with your decision as quickly as possible, so that you can

7 Tips for “Winning” Child Custody in Family Court

By |2021-01-13T20:30:20-08:00July 22nd, 2020|Child Custody, Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Contested, Parenting Plan|

7 Tips for Winning Child Custody in Family Court In the state of California, any parent who files a motion to establish or modify child custody or visitation must go to Family Court Services before a judge or commissioner will hear their case. The purpose of Family Court Services is to help the

Has COVID-19 Made You Consider Divorce? Read This First:

By |2021-01-13T20:30:20-08:00June 26th, 2020|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Contested, Covid-19, Divorce Mediation, Uncontested|

Has COVID-19 Made You Consider Divorce? Read This First: Attorneys throughout the United States are predicting a rise in divorces due to COVID-19. This prediction isn’t hard to understand. Many couples whose relationships were already strained have been quarantined together, which has magnified their issues. Getting away to have some time apart from

Yes, You Can Get a Virtually Mediated Video Divorce or Child Custody Agreement …

By |2021-01-13T20:30:20-08:00May 10th, 2020|Child Custody, Child Custody & Support Modifications, Covid-19, Divorce Mediation|

Yes, You Can Get a Virtually Mediated Video Divorce or Child Custody Agreement With COVID-19 likely to loom on the horizon for a very long time, many couples who are considering divorce mediation or need to negotiate their child custody agreement are wondering if they can have the mediation virtually. My answer is

When Child Visitation Schedules Change, So Can Your Support Payments

By |2021-01-13T20:30:21-08:00May 4th, 2020|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support|

When Child Visitation Schedules Change, So Can Your Support Payments A parent can retroactively get credit for child support payments they paid to an ex-spouse who no longer takes care of their child through Jackson Credits When couples with children go through divorce or otherwise separate, they must establish a plan with the

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