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How to Adopt Your Stepchild in California

Stepparents often build formative relationships with their stepchildren. In many cases, this results in a stepparent wanting to officially adopt their child so they can gain legal parental rights for ...
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What Factors Do Courts Consider During Custody Cases?

For many parents, a child custody case will be the most important legal dispute they'll ever engage in. With the time you spend with your child on the line and the potential for your case to ...
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Is Adopting Internationally or in America Easier?

When many prospective parents consider adoption, one of the first decisions they make is whether to adopt locally via an organization such as the foster care system or to pursue international ...
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What Is a Divorce By Default?

Whether you're considering filing for divorce or just received a divorce petition from your spouse, you may have heard the term "divorce by default" somewhere before. Today, we're ...
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Grandparents' Rights in California

Grandparents are heavily involved in the lives of their grandchildren in many Californian families. But when the child’s parents separate or divorce, grandparents may wonder if they can still ...
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How Child Support Can Negatively Impact Your Second Marriage

Most people who have been married or married, divorced, and remarried can attest that “marriage takes work.” With over 40 percent of all first marriages ending in divorce, it’s not ...
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Millennials & Prenups

A prenuptial agreement, or a “prenup,” is a legal document that outlines how a married couple will divide their assets should they decide to divorce. In the last 50 years, there has been ...
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Divorce & Deportation

Filing for divorce can be an incredibly challenging legal experience. Of course, this legal journey can become even more complicated if you’re in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen. In most ...
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Balancing Joint Custody & Medical Decisions

If you require legal guidance or representation, turn to the child custody lawyers at The Arnold Law Group, APC. Our legal team has over 30 years of collective legal experience and a comprehensive ...
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Assembly Bill 1498: CA's New Child Support Evader Law

The court reviews several factors before allowing a divorce to proceed. Before spouses can part ways, the judge has a legal obligation to make sure their children will be properly cared for. The ...
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AB 2274: Pets Are Family Members, Not Property

To many Californians, pets are more than just a cute face to come home to at night. The animals in our lives are important family members who serve as our constant and loving companions. In fact, we ...
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What Is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?

A Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QRDO, is a court order that specifies how retirement funds are to be distributed during the divorce process. Many people forget that retirement funds are part ...
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Including an Infidelity Clause in Your Prenuptial Agreement

According to the American Psychological Association, emotional and physical infidelity are responsible for 20-40% of all divorces in the United States. Because California is a no-fault state, ...
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Understanding the Legal Definition of Domestic Violence in California

Domestic violence is a national epidemic that harms countless men and women across the United States each year. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), “1 in 4 ...
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Positive New Year's Resolutions to Get You Through Your Divorce

Celebrating New Year’s Eve can be a bittersweet experience for many divorcing couples. While your family and friends are planning parties and thinking about their New Year’s resolutions, ...
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Balancing the "No Parent" & the "Fun Parent" After Your Divorce

One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is learning how to share custody with your ex. No one wants to be the “mean parent,” but what else can you do if your ex is acting ...
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Co-Parenting on Thanksgiving

Holidays can be incredibly difficult for the recently divorced, and Thanksgiving is no exception. In the past, you may have enjoyed cooking and eating a delicious turkey dinner with your spouse and ...
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Requesting a Spousal Support Modification

The court may award alimony, or spousal support, to a lower-earning spouse to help them readjust to single life. These payments can be temporary or permanent depending on a couple’s financial ...
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Identifying Domestic Abuse

Acts of domestic abuse are typically driven by feelings of insecurity and fear. Abusers often use physical and psychological tactics to dominate and manipulate their partners. This behavior stems from ...
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Breaking the Ice: Talking to Your Fiancé about Drafting a Prenup

American popular culture has reframed weddings into being the ultimate celebrations of love and romance. However, you and your spouse have many important decisions to make before you walk down the ...
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Spouses Request Accelerated Divorces in Light of the TCJA Deadline

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the controversial Tax Cuts & Jobs Act into law. This aggressive and sweeping tax legislation is eliminating personal exemptions, making significant ...
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What You Need to Know About Stepchild Adoption

When couples get divorced, they often discover happiness in building separate lives and starting new families. This can leave the child of a previous marriage feeling adrift and ultimately questioning ...
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Do I Need a Lawyer for My Divorce?

Divorce is an incredibly complicated legal process even for couples who amicably agree that it suits their best interests. In fact, many spouses underestimate how many decisions and complex ...
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Protecting Your Personal Property During a Divorce

Before spouses can finalize their divorce and part ways, they must first legally divide their shared assets, property, and debts. However, not all property acquired during a marriage is considered ...
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4 Tips for a Happier Divorce

When fiancés sign a marriage license, it’s with the intention of devoting their time, love, and attention to making a relationship work. Unfortunately, and for endless reasons, over 40% ...
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