California Emancipation of Minors

California Emancipation of Minors

California Emancipation of Minors 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...
Parental Liability: What Does It Mean?

Parental Liability: What Does It Mean?

Parental Liability: What Does It Mean? If you asked a dozen parents what their greatest concerns about raising children were, it’s doubtful any of their first answers would be “legal liability”. It’s a topic that many parents are vaguely aware of as their children...
Marriage vs Domestic Partnership

Marriage vs Domestic Partnership

Marriage vs Domestic Partnership Until same-sex marriage was legalized in 2015 by the federal government, the only option for many same-sex couples who wished to enjoy similar benefits to legal marriage was domestic partnership. And while many same-sex couples opt for...
Can Divorce Lawyers Fire Their Clients?

Can Divorce Lawyers Fire Their Clients?

Can Divorce Lawyers Fire Their Clients? Nine times out of ten, when an attorney and their client part ways prematurely, it’s a choice made by the client rather than the attorney. Clients fire their attorneys for all sorts of reasons, some professional, others more...