Establishing Paternity and Child Support Orders in California

Raising a child is expensive, and doing so on your own is often not financially feasible. Therefore, many single parents must establish a paternity and child support order in California. While this process is complicated and involves many steps, you do not necessarily need to hire an attorney to complete it. Contact A People's Choice today to learn more.

By |2020-05-27T11:41:38-07:00May 27th, 2020|Family Law, Paternity|0 Comments

Paralegal vs Legal Document Assistant – Which One Do I Need?

What is a legal document assistant and how does it compare to a paralegal? Believe it or not, hiring a legal document assistant can help you save thousands of dollars you would otherwise waste on an attorney! To help you determine which process is better for you, we've outlined from A to Z everything a legal document assistant can do.

By |2020-04-03T16:42:10-07:00April 4th, 2020|Legal Document Assistants, Miscellaneous|1 Comment

Importance of a Custody Order For Unmarried Parents

Many unmarried parents are raising children together, but what happens to the children if they split up? When a married couple divorces, the must settle child custody, visitation, and child support issues before they can finalize a divorce. But there is no requirement for an unmarried couple to go through the courts to end their relationship. Furthermore, there is no requirement for the couple to settle custody, visitation, and child support issues as part of their break up. In this regard, a custody order for unmarried parents becomes critical. Even if the split is amicable and the couple is in total agreement about all of the child-raising issues, it is important that they get a custody order from the court.

By |2019-05-12T08:15:02-07:00January 1st, 2019|Paternity|0 Comments

Reasons to Establish Paternity

There are many reasons to establish paternity in California. Establishing paternity provides benefits to both parents and children. Having the father sign a Voluntary Declaration of Paternity is a fist step in establishing paternity in California. However, paternity must be established in California by court order to protect a father's rights. Once paternity has been [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:08-08:00September 2nd, 2017|Family Law, Paternity|0 Comments

How to Establish Paternity in California

The process of how to establish paternity in California is not necessarily complicated, but it is important. Establishing paternity is the process of determining the legal (biological) father of a child. In most cases, if the parents are married to each other, paternity is automatically established. However, when a couple is not married (unwed), the [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:23-08:00March 26th, 2017|Family Law, Paternity|Comments Off on How to Establish Paternity in California

Benefits of Establishing Paternity

There are several benefits of establishing paternity for mothers and fathers. From developing father-child relationships, to obtaining child support, establishing paternity can greatly benefit parents and children. Read on to learn more. What Does It Mean to Establish Paternity? Our clients often ask us “What does it mean to establish paternity?”  Establishing paternity means that [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:47:23-08:00September 8th, 2015|Family Law, Paternity|Comments Off on Benefits of Establishing Paternity