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Bay Area Family Law Blog

Oct
6
2014

Creating Your Family Via Surrogacy: 3 Important Things to Consider

Are you and your partner (or just you) contemplating using a surrogate to aid in creating your family? If so, this article aims to demystify the process. Gestational vs. Traditional Surrogacy: There are two types of surrogacy: traditional and gestational. A traditional surrogacy involves your surrogate’s use of her own eggs, fertilized with the sperm […]

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Categories: Adoption, Children, LGBT

Sep
29
2014

Three Potential Issues in Post Divorce

Once judgment is entered, your divorce is legally complete. That may not mean, however, that finality has been reached. The goal of this writing is to provide a general education as to what sort of things can transpire after your dissolution is entered. In exceptional circumstances, a court can re-open and reexamine the terms of […]

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Categories: Divorce

Sep
22
2014

How to Help Children Cope with Divorce

During a marriage, the role that each family member plays is usually defined. For example, the father may be the disciplinarian, the mother may be the friend, and the child knows which parent to go to in order get his/her various needs fulfilled. Upon separation or divorce, the family structure undergoes a transformation. Because custody […]

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Categories: Children, Custody, Divorce