Fathers’ rights in California is an interesting topic because, too often, fathers don’t appreciate that they have the exact same rights as the mother in a divorce or family law case. That leads to either an over aggressiveness or the failure to preserve and protect rights. In this article about fathers’ rights, we are going to discuss the top mistakes that fathers make in divorce cases and how fathers and husbands can avoid making them.
Separation from your spouse can be stressful and that is why the question how do you get a separation is often on the minds of husbands and wives. It’s not just the act of physically separating from a spouse that is difficult but also how to handle custody and visitation, payment of bills, dividing bank accounts and, all the while, managing a potential divorce or separation’s complex emotions. It also marks an important event in the ultimate divorce case because the date of separation in a California divorce holds significance on financial issues.
Here is the good news. This article will get you started on the right track. We will talk about some of the things you need to know about physical separation and also discuss legal separation, which is a little different than a divorce in California. After you read this article, you’ll probably want to talk to one of our experienced family law attorneys. We are ready to speak with you and only one phone call or email away. [Read more...]
Orange County divorce attorneys typically get these questions from prospective clients:
3. What results can I expect?
In this article, we are going to talk about the second issue – divorce attorneys fees and costs – and the different types of fee options that may be available to you for your divorce case as well as how you can manage those fees and costs.
First, let’s discuss the initial consultation. [Read more...]
Parents who find themselves going through an Orange County child custody investigation can undergo a lot of stress and confusion. These investigations often result from one parent’s allegations against the other of child abuse, neglect, substance abuse or similar issues that concern the health, safety or welfare of the children. These investigations often occur when a divorce and child custody battle collide.
Orange County child custody lawyers, like those within our family law firm, who are experienced in difficult custody cases can help you understand when you should request a child custody investigation and when to stay away from them.
These investigations (often called a CCI for short) aren’t proper for every case and in this article we will look at a parent’s options when presented with the question of whether or not to request or oppose a child custody investigation.