Emancipation in California: What You Need to Know

Emancipation in California

Emancipation in California is done through a comprehensive step-by-step process. In this article, we will describe the ways a minor can ask the courts to become legally emancipated and the ways that automatically grant a declaration of emancipation. What is the Emancipation of a Minor? Emancipation of a minor (CA Fam Code section 7002) refers …

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Bird Nesting Divorce: The Shuttle Parenting

Bird Nesting Divorce

Bird nesting divorce is a way that couples have sought to lessen the effects of divorce on their children.  Divorce is often a time of stress and change for both the couple and their children.  Often one of the changes that the couple needs to grow into is the separate living situations, which can often …

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Unmarried Couple with Child Splitting Up

Unmarried Couple with Child Splitting Up

Determining custody for an unmarried couple with a child splitting up requires a lot of consideration. In some ways, when an unmarried couple separates, the process is simpler than it is for married couples. A divorcing married couple has to separate their assets and property and has to inform the court of each of the …

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Example of Parenting Plan: What Parents Need to Know

Example of Parenting Plan

A parenting plan is an a critical part of co-parenting that lays out how parents will raise their child or children. Parenting is a journey that requires careful planning, understanding, and cooperation, especially when parents are separated or divorced. But what exactly is a parenting plan, and why is it needed? This post will explain what …

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Healthy Relationship Rules

Relationship rules

For those of us seeking healthy and fulfilling relationships, there are a few basic relationship rules that we should know and practice. Navigating the complex world of relationships can often be a challenging. But with the help of these certain universal rules, we can build and maintain deeply meaningful and lasting relationships. In this blog …

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Family and Maternity Leave in California

Maternity Leave in California

Maternity leave in California is designed to ensure that expecting employees are protected. California, through a combination of laws, has created a way to give its citizens a path to enjoy time with a growing family without the stress of needing to work to make ends meet. Starting or expanding a family comes with many new …

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Divorce Mediation Cost – Ultimate Guide

divorce mediation cost

It is important to understand divorce mediation costs when considering divorce mediation.  The divorce mediation process can be difficult and confusing and one that you pay a lot for. Divorce mediation costs are important to understand and consider, especially because divorce mediation is often presented as the cheaper option. This is not always the case. …

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What is an Amicable Divorce?

Amicable Divorce

What is an amicable divorce? When a divorce process is inevitable, a couple may begin to evaluate their options to resolve their divorce inexpensively and as cooperatively as possible. This question will especially crop up when the parties are on good terms with one another but must separate their lives. An amicable divorce process may seem …

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Divorce Mediation Checklist

Divorce mediation checklist

Our divorce mediation checklist will help you go through the divorce mediation checklist and negotiation process. When it’s time to divorce, there may be an urge to try and put the marriage entirely behind you. However, your life will probably be entangled with your spouse’s for a long time, especially if the marriage was long …

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