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  • Spousal Support when High Income Earner has inflated Expenses
    Spousal Support when High Income Earner has inflated Expenses

    When the court looks as a Spousal Support order, it looks at the parties’ respective needs and ability to pay support. It is the court’s desire to assist the lower income spouse to meet their monthly ...

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  • What are the requirements to terminate parental rights?
    What are the requirements to terminate parental rights?

    At least once a month I receive a phone call from a parent who is interested in terminating the parental rights of the other parent for various reasons including but not limited to (other parent is in ...

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  • How Much Will I Have to Pay in Child Support?
    How Much Will I Have to Pay in Child Support?

    The amount of child support that a parent will be required to pay will depend on various factors. The court can either approve a child support agreement reached between the parents, or it can decide ...

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  • How to Calculate Child Support
    How to Calculate Child Support

    You can use the state of California's Guideline Calculator to get an estimate of what your child support amount will likely be. It is important to remember that this is simply an estimate , and that ...

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  • Obtaining a Child Custody Order
    Obtaining a Child Custody Order

    Parents oftentimes seek child custody as part of divorce decrees, though these matters may also be dealt with outside of the divorce process--such as when a child's unmarried parents split up. Parents ...

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