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July 2018 Archives

The types of child custody and what they mean for you

California parents understand the importance of securing a workable, reasonable child custody agreement. The terms of your order will impact your family for years to come, and it is in the best interests of your kids for you to provide as much stability and continuity of lifestyle as possible. However, there are certain types of custody you would be wise to consider as you pursue a final child custody agreement.

Unmarried parents, child custody, and child support

In California, unmarried parents who separate may face many of the same difficulties that married parents who divorce face with regards to child custody. Courts will always put the needs and best interests of the child first and will typically do everything possible to make sure both parents stay involved in the child's life. Before child custody and support is determined however, unmarried parents may need to go the extra step to establish parentage.

What are my options for divorce?

Deciding to officially end your marriage is a very difficult decision, even if you and your spouse have been butting heads for a while. If you have decided to get a divorce, then you and your spouse may be wondering how to go about the process. California couples have various options when it comes to divorce, so it is important that you choose the one that is best for you and your family. A family law attorney can assist in that decision and help you move forward with whatever you decide.

Finalizing your divorce in 2018 may save you money

If you and your spouse have decided to go your separate ways, you may be wondering when the timing is right to finalize a marriage dissolution. With new tax laws in place, there are many things to consider as you begin the divorce filing process. For many California couples, finalizing their divorce in 2018 may be the best financial decision for their families' futures.