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Should I Modify My Child Support Order?

Posted on : November 29, 2013
If you currently have court orders for you to pay child support to the Mother of your children, whether she is your ex-wife or ex-girlfriend, and you have lost your job – what should you do? Seek a modification of your support order as soon as possible! In order to modify your child support order,  you will want … Continue reading Should I Modify My Child Support Order?

How Can I Get A Temporary Spousal Support Order?

Posted on : November 29, 2013
During the divorce process, the Court can make temporary orders regarding spousal support. Usually,  the spouse who earns less money, or perhaps is unemployed, or has been a stay at home parent, files a “Request for Order” to ask the Court make an order for Spousal Support. The temporary orders are typically based upon the output from the … Continue reading How Can I Get A Temporary Spousal Support Order?

Selecting the Right Attorney for You

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Ready, take aim, fire! How to hit the bullzeye and choose the right attorney. When you are facing the reality that your marriage is over, and have accepted that it is time to take action, then you should interview at least three attorneys to make sure that you have found the right one for you. When … Continue reading Selecting the Right Attorney for You

Our Divorced & Separated Support Group can help

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Need somebody to talk to about your divorce? Want to meet people who really understand what you’ve gone through or are dealing with now? Consider sitting in on our Divorced & Separated Support Group. The group meets twice a month a month in Huntington Beach at the St. Bonaventure School. It’s a small, welcoming group of men and … Continue reading Our Divorced & Separated Support Group can help

Best holiday advice for divorced parents

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Worried that your life will take a nosedive during the holidays? Relax. You can survive the holiday season–and maybe even enjoy yourself and your kids–if you just follow a few simple tips: #1: A great gift idea. Take pictures of your kids in a fun setting, like at the beach or at the park. Print out the … Continue reading Best holiday advice for divorced parents

Pick YOUR best child custody plan

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Nobody wants to see children suffer because of divorce. It’s a tough enough ordeal for them as it is. But unless you and your ex-spouse are willing to cooperate on at least some child-related issues, that’s exactly what can happen. Your kids can suffer. So to minimize the damage to your little ones, give some careful … Continue reading Pick YOUR best child custody plan

How to get more–or pay less–in child support

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Child Support is one of the hottest issues in today’s family law. In case after case, one side feels it is paying too much, while the other side sees the same amount as not nearly enough. In almost every divorce, separation or paternity action, child support is a big issue. In fact, disagreements over support are … Continue reading How to get more–or pay less–in child support

6 things you MUST do before filing for divorce

Posted on : November 29, 2013
#1: Make sure this is what you really want to do. Before you make the decision, you need to do some serious soul searching. Do you have children? How will this affect them? Have you sought counseling? Are you sure this is the end of the road? Are there major deal-breakers like domestic violence, substance abuse or a … Continue reading 6 things you MUST do before filing for divorce

Do I need a prenuptial agreement?

Posted on : November 29, 2013
It all depends on what goals you and your fiance have in mind. Prenuptial Agreementsare governed by California Family Code §1611, which lays out the “Uniform Premarital Agreeement Act.” Under the Code, the agreement must be in writing, signed by both parties. Both parties should have an attorney. The agreement must be entered into voluntarily, and both parties should have … Continue reading Do I need a prenuptial agreement?