Once a child becomes an adult, they no longer require parental consent to agree to adoption by a stepparent. Thus, stepparents often adopt their adult children after a biological father refused to relinquish his parental rights over that child as a minor. Further, stepparent adoption is common for adults with life-long disabilities. Read on to learn about the process and forms required for stepparent adoption of an adult in California.
The steps for filing probate in California can be overwhelming. In fact, the process can often take 8-10 months. To help out, we've provided a free California probate filing checklist for your personal use. For low-cost, non-attorney help with filing probate in California, contact A People’s Choice today.
Unfortunately, some clients discover our services only after spending countless hours in court and unnecessary funds on attorneys fees. Therefore, we always recommend extensively researching your options for legal assistance BEFORE hiring a lawyer. In fact, many routine legal matters can be handled on your own with some help from a legal document assistant! We can help you complete and file required paperwork for matters in which you're representing yourself with the California court system. Call today for more information!
If you've experienced a change in personal circumstances that affects your ability to pay child support, you may want to modify your current child support order. Read on to learn what the court considers when modifying child support orders, and how A People's Choice can help.
Which California small estate probate affidavit can help you transfer real or personal property to beneficiaries in small estates and avoid probate? A California small estate probate affidavit is a quick way to transfer real property under $55,425 and personal property under $166,250. Here is what you need to know about settling estates using a California small estate probate affidavit.
If you're looking for a legal document preparation service, a simple Google search will present a plethora of a results - but how can you know which service is best? In this post we'll compare LegalZoom, Nolo, and Rocket Lawyer, three of the most popular legal document services, and also alert you of some of their dangers. Read on to learn more!
The costs of legal document services and hiring an attorney in California are often high enough to disqualify them as options for many people. Luckily, California has recognized the rising need to offer alternative solutions and have made great strides to expand self-help legal services. If you are looking for a low-cost, professional way to get legal document services in California, the easiest and most hassle-free help is using a registered legal document assistant.
Use California simplified probate procedures to transfer real property valued under $166,250, and bypass expensive probate. California simplified probate procedures can be used to transfer personal property as well as real property and can be completed within 1-2 months. Make sure you know your probate options!
Recently, there has been a rise in online legal services. These sites offer a range of services from document preparation for a flat fee to monthly subscription services where you can get periodic legal advice and basic legal documents prepared. These sites are gaining in popularity because they offer a faster low-cost alternative than hiring an attorney. But are they really a good idea and can you trust online legal services? How do you pick a good online legal service? Here's what you need to know if you are looking for help preparing legal documents.
Legal document assistants (also known as LDAs) open the door to affordable legal services by providing low-cost self-help document preparation service to California residents. For over 37 years, A People's Choice has helped individuals represent themselves in probate, divorce, civil and real property matters and more.