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Can Medical Marijuana Prevent You From Winning a Custody Battle?

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Last year’s Proposition 64 passage legalized the use of recreational marijuana in California, and medical marijuana has been legal in the state for over two decades now. But that does not mean that the use of recreational or medicinal marijuana will have no negative consequences...
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Moving Away With Your Kids Could Land You In Court

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There is possibly no more emotionally complicated experience in life than going through a divorce involving children. This can be made even more complicated where the custodial parent needs to relocate with the children following the divorce, resulting in the parents of the...
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Can I Move Away With My Kids After Divorce?

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Life changes after divorce and resilient people change with it. You might be seeking a higher paying job, needing the support of your family, or beginning a new relationship in a different city or state. If you have sole or joint custody of your children, the question is, can you...
Planning to Relocate After Divorce? Know the Law.

Planning to Relocate After Divorce? Know the Law.

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No one starts a family knowing that one day they’ll want to split up with the father or mother of their children. Unfortunately, divorces do happen, and parents must make difficult decisions about how to raise their children in two different households.   To complicate...
Need a Quick Divorce? Get the Facts

Need a Quick Divorce? Get the Facts

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For many couples, divorcing is even more complicated than they anticipated. Assets and bills must be divided, financial agreements put in place, and in many cases, custody arrangements reached. All of these critical issues can take time to resolve, particularly if there are...
How to Lower Your Child Support Payments

How to Lower Your Child Support Payments

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Every parent has a legal obligation to support their children. If you are not married, or get divorced or separated, you may be required to pay a certain amount of your income in child support to the custodial parent. Child support payments are based on each parent’s income, time...
5 Things to Consider When Relocating Children After a Divorce

5 Things to Consider When Relocating Children After a Divorce

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After a divorce, it is not uncommon to want to start your new life as soon as possible. If this involves a relocation and there are children involved, you will want to carefully consider how it may impact their lives. Will they feel like they are being uprooted from life as they...
My Ex Won't Agree to A Move Away Order

My Ex Won’t Agree to A Move Away Order

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After a divorce, you may want to move with your children for a new job, to be closer to your family, or just to get a fresh start. Parental rights are heavily protected in both New York and California, and you don’t have the right to just pick up and move away. Your ex, in most...
Even Amicable Divorces Affect Kids

Even Amicable Divorces Affect Kids

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The financial and emotional concerns that parents face when entering into a divorce can be overwhelming, including questions of who will get the familial residence, how all of the family’s property will be divided, whether or not spousal and child support will be awarded, who...
Divorce Attorney Los Angeles: Separation vs. Divorce

Divorce Attorney Los Angeles: Separation vs. Divorce

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The Legal and Financial Difference Between Separation and Divorce The word “separation” with regard to a marriage has several different meanings which are very different from one another, and the implications of the various types of separations can be vastly different based on...
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