Family Law

Child Custody Modification

Child Custody Modification

In California, modifying a child custody order requires a proof of significant change in circumstances. However, like most rules in the legal field, this rule also comes with important exceptions. Here, I will discuss some of those exceptions. However, first I will discuss where the change in circumstances rule comes from and why it exists in child custody cases.

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Custody of William Jr.

Custody of William Jr.

William Jr. is the name given to the baby boy. William Jr. becomes the subject of a child custody dispute that changes how custody laws are interpreted and applied in California and across the US.

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Questions to ask a divorce lawyer

Questions to ask a divorce lawyer

Hiring a divorce lawyer is hard. It is hard because the divorce process is highly emotional. For most, divorce is a major life event. The law expects you to deal with the legal process of divorce, which is often very continuous and highly emotional, logically. So, it might be necessary to find a divorce lawyer as soon as possible if you are expecting a divorce. Many divorce lawyers offer free consultation while many do not. Regardless, a consultation with a divorce lawyer is an opportunity for you and the divorce lawyer to ask questions you have about the process. This blog will help you come up with a list of questions to ask a divorce lawyer during consultations with a divorce lawyer.

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Preparing for custody mediation

Preparing for custody mediation

In California, the law requires the parents to a child custody dispute participate in a court mandated custody mediation.  In this article, you will learn the steps you need to take to prepare for custody mediation in California family court.  We hope to give you practical advice on how to prepare for your child custody mediation.

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