Posts Tagged: Family Law Lawyer Oceanside California

The legal definition of “Parental Rights” is far more complicated than meets the eye. Being a biological parent does not necessarily equate to an automatic entitlement to “parental rights”. A guardian who is not technically the biological parent of a particular child may actually have parental rights despite common assertions to the contrary.  If you…

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The sad truth is that the Legislative intent that underlies today’s child support laws is often manipulated as a practical matter by parents who wish to lower their monthly payments. This unintended and unfortunate incentive muddles the waters when attempting to work out an arrangement with a co-parent that is in the best interest of…

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At what age does a child have the capacity to have a say in determining their custody arrangement? Many individuals may feel that children cannot meaningfully consider their best interests until they reach their teenage years. Others may feel that their children are entitled to an opinion about which parent they spend the majority of…

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If you are considering divorce, adoption, or any other family law case, you might feel intimidated if you are not familiar with California family law and the court process within the California judicial system. First, there are two types of cases heard in court: one is “criminal”, and the other is called “civil”. According to…

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A person doesn’t normally expect to find themselves in a legal battle. But, many people land in one, whether it’s their choice or the choice was made for them. The most common reason is divorce, and all that is tied to it, such as child custody, child support, alimony, and at times, restraining orders. Regardless…

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