When you’ve decided it’s time to get a divorce, there are so many things that you must then deal with. You will have to separate your lives entirely, and that can be very difficult. If you have children, you must also deal with child custody and child support issues. In all the craziness, one of … Continue reading Does Length of Marriage Affect a Divorce Outcome?
People divorce for various reasons, and it may not be anyone’s fault. Sometimes, major life events can lead to divorce. It could be that your goals and interests aren’t aligned. Or it could be that your spouse did something that you can’t forgive. There are several common reasons people get divorced. Let’s take a look … Continue reading Common Reasons People Divorce
If the parents of a child die or are otherwise incapable of caring for their child, they may want to appoint a guardian, or you may decide to apply for guardianship of the child yourself—regardless of the parents’ wishes. A guardian is any person who takes legal responsibility for the care of a child who … Continue reading Applying for Child Guardianship in California
The purpose of child support is to provide for all the costs associated with raising a child in an appropriate manner. Kids aren’t cheap. They need the basic necessities of a safe home environment and physical care, of course, but there are many other costs of raising them. Child support payments are usually provided to … Continue reading What Can Child Support in California Be Used For?