Under both state and federal law, parents are legally responsible for their children. In California, the age of majority – the age at which a child becomes a legal adult – is eighteen. But under certain circumstances, a minor may petition the court to be considered a...read more
No matter how angry, bitter, or unfair you may feel about having to pay spousal support, you have to pay it. You may ask the court to modify the amount you pay each month, but only if you or your ex-spouse have had significant changes in income. “But what happens if I...read more
It’s an unfortunate reality that some ex-spouses will go to great lengths to avoid paying child support. Whether it’s being deliberately unemployed, misrepresenting income, or just outright refusing to pay – judges have seen and heard it all. But what if your former...read more
There’s an old lawyer joke that goes: What’s the difference between and good lawyer and a bad lawyer? A bad lawyer lets your case drag on for several years. A good lawyer can make it last even longer. While it can be hard to find the humor in getting a divorce, hiring...read more
When considering the issue of mental health and divorce, it is important to distinguish between two separate scenarios: Pre-existing mental health issues that are the basis of getting a divorce The process of divorce causing mental health issues This article is meant...read more
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