Seek Legal Advice Seeking a change in custody or visitation is a long process and a big commitment, both emotionally and financially. Should you choose to seek such a change, you must realize that th
Rebutting the Presumption Under certain limited circumstances, it may be possible to rebut the presumption that a perpetrator not have shared custody. However, it may be difficult to convince the jud
Establishing "Parentage" When one party files a "Complaint to Establish Parental Relationship" with the court, a parentage action begins. In the end, a judge will issue a “Judgment” deciding the case
Decide What Belongs to You Only First things first, you must sit down and decide what property belonged to each of you individually before the marriage. If you owned significant property or had signi
What Specifically Will an Online Time Tracker Do? After you’ve created an account on an online parenting time tracking site, update the calendar to reflect the dates/times each parent will look after
Not every soon-to-be married couple who signs a prenuptial agreement has millions of dollars in the bank. Yes, many do have high earning jobs or family wealth, but that's not the only reason to sign a prenuptial agreement. Reason for a prenuptial agreement: Children from a previ...
Myth #1 - Common law marriage occurs when you live together for seven years Many believe that after you live with a boyfriend or girlfriend for a certain number of years that you automatically become
In a divorce, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) can calculate your net worth and your spouse's net worth. This helps your attorney provide bulletproof figures to the courts. Look to the Department of Consumer Affairs in California for a list of accountants with experience in ma...
Tell your children about the divorce first Your children need to hear about the divorce from both you and your spouse. Make sure they do not hear about it from anyone else first. Sit down with your c
Bankruptcy and financial difficulties can throw a divorce off course. For example, when a divorcing couple is in the process of dividing property, a bankruptcy filing by either spouse would put the division on hold through what is called an automatic stay. An automatic stay prev...