Even the most amicable divorce is stressful, but a contested divorce can be much more so. Court is intimidating no matter what reason you have to be there, but the more prepared you are, the less scary it will be. Organization and preparation are the keys to a more positive hearing, so make sure you … Continue reading How to Prepare for a Divorce Hearing
If you have been raising your stepchild as your own, you may soon want to adopt the child. The love between a stepparent and stepchild can be just as strong as the love between biological parents and their children, and many stepparents end up raising their stepchildren like their own. However, a stepparent does not … Continue reading How Does Stepparent Adoption in California Work?
By the time the final divorce papers are signed, most people are emotionally and mentally drained. While working with a family attorney makes the legal process easier, it can’t erase the emotional impact of separating from your spouse. Whether getting divorced left you feeling worn down, depressed, or excited but unsure of what to do … Continue reading Post-Divorce Tips
Going to court isn’t easy, especially when you’re dealing with custody matters. Not much is more emotional than fighting for custody of your children. How much time you get with them is on the line, and how a judge rules could impact your time with them until they turn eighteen. That’s why it’s critically important … Continue reading What Happens During a Child Custody Hearing?