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  • How far back will an initial Ca order for child support go?
    How far back will an initial Ca order for child support go?

    An initial child support order can be made retroactive to the date the Petition is filed. This is set forth below in Ca Family Code section 4009: An original order for child support may be made ...

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  • How do I prepare for Child Custody Mediation?
    How do I prepare for Child Custody Mediation?

    How to prepare for child custody mediation (aka Family Court Services/Concilliation Court) depends on what county you reside in. There are two types of mediation depending on the county which you ...

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  • CA Child Support Cases by District Attorney
    CA Child Support Cases by District Attorney

    In years past, Child Support Orders through the county were both obtained and enforced through a branch of the District Attorney. However, this is no longer the case, but there is now a centralized ...

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  • Legal Custody
    Legal Custody

    There are two types of Legal Custody in Ca Family Law: Joint & Sole Legal Custody. Joint Legal Custody means that both parents shall share the right and the responsibility to make the decisions ...

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  • Joint Physical Custody
    Joint Physical Custody

    The common misconception with the term Joint Physical Custody is that it equates to the children spending equal time with both parents. Although there is not a fixed amount of time required for Joint ...

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  • What do I do if the other side is acting unreasonably in a Ca Family Law Case?
    What do I do if the other side is acting unreasonably in a Ca Family Law Case?

    A sanction in the form of an award of attorney's fees may be imposed for a party's frustration of settlement and for employing tactics that increase the cost of litigation. In a recent case, IRMO Wahl ...

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