Legal Articles, Child Support

When Are You Entitled to Alimony and Maintenance?

Alimony and maintenance are generally granted to maintain the status of one spouse if they lack the ability to reasonably care for their needs on their own.

Can I Reduce my Child Support If I can No Longer Afford to pay? How is it done?

Article discusses if and how child support can be modified in California. Often one finds themselves in a situation where circumstances have changed and they can no longer afford to pay the previously ordered child support. This article discusses how to modify it.

Can I Have My Ex Pay For My Divorce Attorney?

Article discusses how you can get your ex to pay for your divorce attorney. The California Family Code allows it so long as there is a disparity in income, need by requesting spouse and ability to pay by the paying spouse.

How To File For Divorce in California

Article breaks down the basics and provides tips on how to file a divorce case in California.

Can My OC Criminal Case Affect my Family Law Case?

Article discusses if and how a pending criminal charge for domestic violence effects a family law case and vice versa.

Does my ex-spouse get half of my lottery winnings? It depends on the date of separation.

Article discusses how property acquired during the marriage is distributed by using a winning lottery ticket as an example.

Can I take my kids out of California during a Divorce? Or do the Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders (ATROS) prevent it?

Article Discusses if a parent can travel outside the State of California with a child while a family law/divorce dissolution is pending. Explains if and how the Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders prevent such travel and what can be done to get around it.

Protective Orders and Domestic Violence Charges

A blog post about entitlements victims of domestic violence have that can protect them and help them fight back.

Family Violence: What You Need to Know

A blog post about family violence and the steps victims can take to fight back.

Child Support in Minnesota

Child Support in Minnesota

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