An appeal in a family law action is intended to right a wrong, ameliorate a miscarriage of justice, and otherwise “fix” errors committed at the trial court level. For purposes of this post, we will not address Family Law Writs. Contact one of our attorneys today to discuss your options for appeal. Appeals are time sensitive matters and you are admonished to speak with a legal professional quickly to preserve your rights on appeal.
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Modifications of spousal support require the occurrence of specified events, the elapsing of specified time, or a “change of circumstances” warranting modification. This Blog post focuses on modifications of temporary and permanent spousal support. To speak with one of our attorneys regarding modifications of spousal support contact us today!
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From Amazon CEO Jeff and McKenzie Bezos divorce in 2019, to Netflix’s Oscar contender Marriage Story, to HBO’s aptly titled Divorce, the word divorce is instilled in our everyday vernacular. Yet divorce is but one mechanism for ending a marriage. This blog post focuses on the basics of California’s three ways to end a marriage.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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