Legal Advice for Family Court — 271 results
Written by attorney Pieter Droppert, almost 7 years ago. STAFF PICK
Not All Court Decisions Can Be Appealed An appeal as a matter of right is allowed from all final judgments or orders so long as this is made within 45 days of the entry of the order of... more
Written by attorney Alan Rothstein, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Understand about the types of custody The two types of custody are legal custody and physical custody.
Legal custody is the right and responsibility to make decisions relating to the... more
Written by attorney Carolyn Elsey, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Joint vs. Sole Custody Washington parenting plans are governed by RCW 29.09. Although that is the dissolution statute, parenting plans entered under the paternity statute (RCW 26.26) or... more
Written by attorney Gabrielle Tetreault, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Purpose of Juvenile Dependency Court: The Juvenile Dependency Court is a branch of the Superior Court which hears cases involving neglected and/or abused children under eighteen years of... more
Written by attorney Nicholas Zales, over 4 years ago.
Appeal Your Case! You had a case in the trial court and lost. What to do? An appeal is often the way to go. Whether you represented yourself or had a lawyer, you need someone who... more
Written by attorney Carina Castaneda, 4 months ago.
There are many types of abuse, and a family law court shall take all of them in consideration. There are generally eight types of domestic violence/abuse: physical, intimidation, child... more
Written by attorney Evan Koslow, 7 months ago.
This guide is to provide you with a quick 101 on what to expect in a family law litigation If I file a Court action without an Agreement, what should I expect? Unless you are filing one of... more
Written by attorney Joanna B. Hynes, over 3 years ago.
For many, if not most, parties in family court, this is a person's first real brush with the legal system. This guide is intended to provide a few tips to help family litigants feel less... more
Written by attorney Molly Rosenblum, over 1 year ago.
We have put together this article on family mediation to offer some basic guidelines about the mediation process in child custody cases.
Written by attorney Carina Castaneda, 5 months ago.
When parents get divorced and cannot agree who gets the children, it is up to the judge to make the ultimate decision. California Family Code Section (FC) 3042 When parents get divorced and... more