California Family Law Blog And News2020-05-14T14:11:31-07:00

An Inexpensive, Simple Alternative to Ventura’s County Self Help Center

Have you ever arrived at the Ventura County Self Help Center only to discover 100 people in line ahead of you? To make matters worse, most people who use the Self Help Center have already taken the day off from work! Luckily, there is an inexpensive alternative to using this government service. A People's Choice offers low-cost, flat-fee legal document preparation services to simplify your legal proceeding and AVOID the hassle of the Self Help Center.

How to Terminate Parental Rights in California With Stepparent Adoption

Unless a birth parent agrees to a stepparent adoption, that individual's parental rights will need to be terminated in order for the adoption to continue. If a stepparent files a petition to terminate parental rights, they will need to provide the court with evidence that the parent abandoned the child or is absent from the child's life. However, if the biological father in unknown, the court may not require a hearing.

What Can You Do When Your Divorce is Taking Too Long?

While all divorces take at least six months to finalize, divorce does NOT have to be a lengthy process. Believe it or not, some divorces can be delayed due to a lack of urgency by your attorney! On the other hand, disputed matters such as child support and alimony can also slow down the process. However, when you work with a legal document assistant, we have no reason to delay, as all of our services are a flat fee! Reach out today to learn how we can help you speed up your divorce finalization.

How to Petition for Visitation in Guardianship Cases

Parents and grandparents who have trouble visiting their children or grandchildren may choose to petition the court for visitation rights. Usually, unless a parent is abusive or threatening to a child, the court will grant the parent visiting rights. Also, there are specific circumstances under which grandparents may be granted these rights. Read on to learn more about guardianship visitation rights and how a legal document assistant can help with the process.

How to File a Restraining Order in California

Experiencing abuse from someone in your life is a stressful and scary situation. Therefore, filing a California restraining order may help relieve some of the anxiety associated with physical, verbal, and emotional abuse. However, you don't have to file alone. Contact A People's Choice today to learn how we can help.

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Family Law, Legal Document Assistants|Tags: |8 Comments

The Importance and Purpose of Single Parent Estate Planning

As a single parent, it's important to plan for the worst to ensure your children's protection in case of an emergency. For example, a power of attorney can appoint a trusted friend or family member to handle your finances. Plus, you may want to choose a guardian for your children in the case of your incapacitation or untimely death. Read on for more tips on making these important decisions.

How to Respond to a Petition for Divorce in California

No one wants to be served with a California petition for divorce; however, it is a common occurrence in many marriages. Therefore, should your spouse serve you with a petition for divorce, you should know how to respond. Read on to learn your three options for responding to a divorce petition, and how A People's Choice can help.

How to Do Your Own Divorce in California

Whether you're involved in a contested or uncontested divorce, check out these tips for completing the process on your own. From mediation to legal document assistants, there are a plethora of resources out there to help with your DIY divorce. For more information on how we can help, contact A People's Choice today!

How to Divorce in California Without a Lawyer

Undergoing a divorce does NOT have to cost you thousands of dollars in attorneys fees. Instead, learn how to divorce in California without hiring a lawyer! Working with a legal document assistant such as A People's Choice is just as effective for uncontested divorces. Plus, it'll save you thousands of dollars! Read on to learn more about the attorney-free divorce process with A People's Choice.

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