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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...
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...
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...
5 Reasons You Need an Estate Plan After Your Marriage

5 Reasons You Need an Estate Plan After Your Marriage

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Congratulations! Marriage is a very exciting time at any age and something that should be both celebrated and protected. The best way to protect your marriage might surprise you: with a comprehensive estate plan. That’s right, LGBT or straight, first marriage or fifth —...
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What are a Father’s Rights When it Comes to Child Support?

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The courts no longer favor the mother over the father in child custody matters but in many cases and for whatever reasons, the mother does retain primary child custody. In these matters, the father will typically have to pay child support based on state guidelines. If this is...
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File for Visitation Rights in California

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In a separation or a divorce where there are minor children, there is the issue of which parent the child will live with and who will have visitation rights. The parent who has the children less than half the time will generally have some kind of visitation, or time share,...