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Child support – are you paying or receiving the right amount?

You would think that when a court makes orders regarding child support that it will automatically be calculated correctly.  And, in most cases it probably is, but in some it’s not. I’ve come across far too many cases lately that have miscalculated child support and the person paying or receiving [...]

How to Prove Child Support Payments : 7 proactive things you can do

When a child is born, both parents have a financial responsibility for that child. It’s not uncommon, once the parents separate, for both parents to contribute to the daily needs of the child; they share time with the child, school expenses, extracurricular activity expenses, purchase clothes, and in many [...]

Can I Sign Over My Parental Rights?

One of the most frequently asked questions received from parents relates to whether a parent can sign over parental rights to a child that they, for one reason or another, have no intention of assuming parental responsibility for. And while there is a widespread belief that a parent's desire to [...]

Child Support: Receiving Support During Pregnacy

Most people have a general understanding that when a child is born, both parents have a legal duty to support that child until the child is 18 years old.  What’s not so clear is what happens before the child is born.  Specifically, can a mother receive child support for [...]

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Child Support: Why You May Have To Pay For a Child That Isn’t Yours

When a child is born, both parents have a legal duty to support that child until the child is 18 years old. Because there are many different types of families, one thing that many parents are confused about is which children they are obligated to support.  While it’s usually [...]

Family Law Cases & Social Media

Social Networking may not be as harmless as you think....... Back in the day, the only form of evidence was that which was testified or brought to the courtroom; charts, graphs, letters, items, official documents, etc.   However, as the time progresses and technology continues to improve, many more things can [...]

Child Support Basics

When going through a divorce with children involved, being a single-parent, or co-parenting, it is important that the child involved receive adequate support. In California, unless the parents agree to a different amount, both the amount of child support and which parent is obligated to pay support will be [...]

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Child Custody: The Importance of Caution When Dating Someone New

Far too often, innocent children are abused and/or intentionally killed by those they or their parents know, love, and trust. Of and applying order Just skin. The wait on as is small: available.  Otherwise, statistics show that abuse is more commonly committed by someone the child/family knows than by [...]

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Child Support: What Happens if You Don’t Pay?

What happens if you don't pay child support? When a child is born, both parents have a legal duty to support that child.  However, the exact amount of support that is required from each parent will be legally established when one parent requests an official child support order. Generally, [...]

Child Support: Double Standard Based on Gender?

When it comes to child custody and support, it's pretty much undisputed that more often than not, for many different reasons, moms often have custody of their children and fathers have to pay support. However, I'm a firm believer that the above is not ALWAYS the case, as all [...]