Common Family Law Questions Family law is a blanket term to describe a number of different legal matters that can include everything from divorce to child custody to domestic violence. When it comes to these issues, there are a number of common questions and situations that family law attorneys are asked to describe and answer …
Divorce timeline: How does the legal divorce process work? How do I start my divorce?In California, the first step in a divorce is the filing of a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and a Summons – two separate documents. Both documents are filed with the Superior Court in the county where you have lived for …
When it comes to legal issues, family law attorneys tend to handle them very well and with much more precision than when you handle them alone. For some reason, most individuals who handle their family-related issues often end up having an unfavorable outcome. However, a family law attorney brings a lot to the table.
To put this into perspective, here’s how a family law attorney can help you:
Our office began receiving calls from clients related to custody within an hour of the shelter-in-place orders being issued in California, and we have been speaking with clients daily and filing emergency requests when necessary. All parents, and especially parents with custody orders, are facing unique challenges due to the current pandemic.
Divorce and co-parenting are difficult and heartrending during regular times. Adding Covid-19, closed courts, and closed schools to the mix can make life almost unbearable. The stress level for our clients, especially those who have a high-conflict divorce or strained parenting relationship, is overwhelming. In these uncertain days, we wanted to provide some tips to help our clients.
When parents of young children go through a divorce in California, the primary concern is often how to handle child custody. There are many commonly held perceptions about shared parenting and its effect on children that can undermine positive efforts to achieve a workable custody schedule. While decisions about custody are generally framed as being in the best interests of the child, the phrase can be vague and unclear.