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Co-Parenting Children After Divorce When You Don’t Agree

Co-parenting children after a divorce requires a lot of patience and hard work. From juggling busy schedules, to working together to raise children in two households, parents often feel overwhelmed with the tasks of co-parenting. There are many benefits to having a co-parenting plan, and studies show that co-parenting works best when both parents cooperate and manage their emotions. It also helps to have a defined schedule and co-parenting agreement.

By |2018-09-03T20:05:20+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

How to Get an Adult Conservatorship in California

If you need to get an adult conservatorship in California, be aware that getting an adult conservatorship is a lengthy process. Although it is possible to ask for expedited temporary orders, in some situations, permanent orders can take between 6 to 12 months in California. The conservatee, the person who needs care, must be evaluated by a physician to determine their incapacity. The process primarily consists of filing legal documents with the court and making a few court appearances.

By |2018-09-03T14:25:23+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Conservatorship|0 Comments

How to Deal With Creditors and Debts in California Probate

California has specific laws and rules about the process required to deal with creditors and debts in California probate. It is the estate’s executor or appointed representative's responsibility to notify all creditors of the probate proceedings. This notification allows creditors to make and file formal claims against the probate estate. It is important to note that creditors and interested parties usually have a limited amount of time to file a claim.

By |2018-09-03T10:14:52+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Probate|0 Comments

How to File Divorce in Los Angeles County

Despite common belief, you do not need to hire an attorney to file for divorce in Los Angeles County. Most people can complete the divorce process without hiring an expensive lawyer. Surprisingly, sometimes you can even finish a contested divorce case without hiring a lawyer! The bigger question is, what is the best way to file divorce in Los Angeles County? These are essential questions, and we will try to discuss them in this article.

By |2018-09-03T18:05:18+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

Get an Earnings Withholding Order to Collect Support

What can you do when you have an order for child support but the other parent refuses to pay? An earnings withholding order to collect support requires an employer to deduct a specified amount from the employee parent's paycheck automatically. Courts often issue withholding orders when a person refuses to pay a child or spousal support order voluntarily.

By |2018-09-02T15:23:19+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

California Mandatory Child Support Add-Ons

Have you ever heard the expression "California Mandatory Child Support Add-ons". If so, you may not understand what this means. Under California child support laws, both parents are required, to financially support their children until they reach 18 years of age. Most people understand what the words "child support" mean. California child support laws allow the court to consider different factors in deciding how much money each parent is required to contribute to care for their child. Here is what you need to know about California Mandatory Child Support Add-ons.

By |2018-09-02T21:56:51+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

The Connection Between Visitation and Child Support

What is the connection between visitation and child support? In a nutshell, the more time a parent spends with his/her child, the less financial contribution they will need to provide to the other parent. On the other hand, the more time a parent spends away from his/her child, the more financial support he/she will need to provide to the other parent.

By |2018-08-04T17:14:37+00:00August 4th, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments