Almost every divorce in the state of California (involving children) will need to resolve these five basic issues: Custody, Support, Property, Reimbursements, and Attorney’s Fees and Costs. Some issues may not apply to your specific case, however these five basic issues arise often enough to warrant this guide.
At Harris Family Law Firm our attorneys possess the knowledge and experience to help individuals navigate the complicated world of child support in California. Whether you are an individual paying more than your fair share in monthly child support, or a person trying to ensure that one parent meets his or her obligation to provide for your child, Harris Family Law Firm is here to zealously advocate for your rights. In this installment, we will answer some common questions potential clients have regarding child support.
Premarital agreements (also known as prenuptial agreements or “prenup” for short) are “agreement(s) between prospective spouses made in contemplation of marriage and to be effective upon marriage.” See California Family Code §1610. In layman’s terms, a premarital agreement should be viewed as a contract between the parties that dictates each spouse’s property rights and responsibilities in case of dissolution. In our first Harris Family Law Firm blog post, we wanted to take some time to provide more information about the extent and limits on California prenuptial agreements.