Emotional Abuse in a Custody Case

Pleasanton CA Child Custody attorneyCustody cases in CA often center on one aspect: the well-being and safety of the child. This means that the family law courts will always make decisions that protect or preserve the well-being, happiness, and basic needs of the child. 

This means that any signs of emotional abuse can and often will impact the outcome of a family law case. While the courts won’t take any claims at face value, this will spur an investigation and deeper prodding into the issue. 

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Should I Represent Myself During My CA Divorce? Risks to Consider

Pleasanton CA family lawThese days DIY is all the rage. With so much information at our fingertips it can be tempting to try and strike out on your own, whether you’re trying to remodel the home, are looking to be a better cook at home, have old electronics to repair, and more. So why not divorce as well?

Family law in California is one area that does not lend itself to a DIY approach. For today’s blog post, we want to talk about the risks that come with representing yourself in court. The short version is: never proceed with any family law matter in California without first retaining the aid of a qualified divorce / family law attorney. 

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What Can I Do When My Spouse Says “No” to Divorce?

Pleasanton CA divorce attorneyWhen someone inevitably broaches the topic of divorce, it can be surprising (but not uncommon) for the other person to flat out refuse or say no. In these cases, many people can be stumped. After all, what can you do when the other person simply shuts down the conversation?

It’s true, in CA you don’t need to get a “yes” from the spouse in order to get a divorce. However, having them on the same page as you can make a huge difference, especially when it comes to the more contentious parts of divorce such as custody disputes and division of assets. For today’s post, we’re discussing different approaches and strategies when the soon-to-be-ex says “nope” to divorce.

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What Happens When a Parent Can’t Care for a Child in CA?

Pleasanton CA child custodyIn some circumstances, it can be difficult for a parent to provide or care for their children. This can be due to financial reasons, health hardship, and other complications. In these cases, sometimes the best decision is for the parent to let someone else take the reins and care for the child, whether this is on a temporary or permanent basis.

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