When parents are divorcing, one of their main concerns is often what will happen with their children. Many parents wish to continue a close and loving relationship with their kids, and they may be worried about how the divorce will affect that relationship. In California, parents can make a child custody and visitation agreement that..
There’s no doubt that family structure is changing in the twenty-first century. Gone are the days of the nuclear family being the norm; more kids are being born outside of, and in between, marriages. Even so, under current California law, children can have at most two legal parents. In stepfamily or open-adoption scenarios, this can..
Unlike many areas of the law, divorce statutes can vary greatly from state to state. For example, courts in New York and California view property division much differently. California applies “community property” rules where a judge divides the couple’s assets in half while other states use an equitable division standard. There are some general rules..