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Bay Area Family Law Blog

Sep
15
2014

4 Tips to Communicate with your Ex-Spouse

Once you and your former partner have split, and the dust has settled, you’ll still need to communicate with your ex if you have children together. Your relationship with your ex may have changed, but you are still a family and you’ll need to find new ways of communicating and avoiding old patterns. Don’t Use […]

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Categories: Custody, Divorce

Sep
8
2014

How Does Child Support Work in California?

Child support is the amount of money that the Court orders one parent to pay to the other parent to help pay for the child’s living expenses, and may include specific orders with regard to payment of medical, educational, extra-curricular and childcare expenses. Both parents are obligated to financially support their child. It does not […]

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Categories: Divorce, Support

Sep
2
2014

How Does Child Custody Work in California?

There are two types of custody in California: physical and legal. Physical custody refers to whom the child lives with, and legal custody refers to whom makes decisions regarding the health, education, and general welfare of the child. Both legal and physical custody can be sole or joint. Sole legal custody involves only one parent […]

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Categories: Custody, Divorce