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December 2017 Archives

Maintain financial stability during and after your divorce

If you are considering the idea of getting a divorce, you need to make sure you are prepared for what may lie ahead. The divorce process can be easy or difficult, depending on a number of factors, including the number of marital assets you have, the value of these assets, whether you have minor children and whether you are working outside of the home. Experts say that protecting yourself financially can alleviate a lot of stress during and after your divorce.

Courts encourage shared custody after divorce

In the past, when a couple went through a divorce, many fathers lost a significant amount of time with their children. In many cases, the mother would look after the child on a day-to-day basis, while the father would only spend time with them every other weekend. In 2017, this is no longer the case. Many parents have decided to equally share in the responsibility of raising their children by co-parenting. This shift in child custody and support may mean big changes for families in the coming years.

How can I end my marriage or domestic partnership in California?

As much as we would like our relationships to last forever, sometimes that just is not possible. People who are in unhealthy marriages or domestic partnerships may decide that getting a divorce is the best option for themselves and their families. If you decide to end your marriage or partnership, there a few options available.

As a dad, what should you know about fathers' rights?

California fathers want to have an active role in the lives of their children, yet sometimes, this is difficult for unmarried or divorcing fathers. If you are struggling to establish your rightful parenting time or want to protect your rights as a father, you would be wise to obtain the appropriate guidance as you seek to do so.