Yearly Archives: 2015

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Dec 28, 2015
What Will Happen to Separate Property in a Child Custody Issue?

There are many issues that come up and are intertwined when you get a divorce. If you are in the process of separating and you have children, it gets even more complicated. If you are trying to get separate property out of the divorce, having…

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Dec 18, 2015
Actors Seem to Have Amicably Reached Divorce Settlement

Even our readers who have little interest in Hollywood types likely are familiar with high-profile couple Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas. The two actors, married almost 20 years ago, announced their break-up last year. Now the couple's divorce has been finalized, and the divorce papers…

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Dec 14, 2015
A Prenuptial Agreement May Be for You

Getting married is an exciting time. You have found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with and the day is quickly approaching when you won't be alone anymore. Sometimes, perhaps because you have been married before, you are aware that…

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Dec 08, 2015
Limited Scope Representation: We Can Help

There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all family law representation. Some people going through extremely adversarial divorces may need comprehensive legal counsel, but it's also common for clients to have a question or issue that only involves one aspect of family law. At Cianci, our…

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Dec 02, 2015
Court Rules That Sherri Shepherd Is Legal Mother of Child

Many of our readers are familiar with the saga of actress and former co-host of "The View," Sherri Shepherd and her ex-husband with whom she had a child via a surrogate when the two were married. When the marriage broke up, Shepherd attempted to have…

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Nov 30, 2015
Family Law at the Bottom of This Embryo Issue

When you get a divorce there can be repercussions that you never thought about. In one case that occurred in San Francisco, California, the couple that is getting a divorce had frozen embryos that have to be destroyed. The husband in the case requested that…

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Nov 27, 2015
Social Media Can Impact Your Divorce

Most people use social media sites of one type or another. Facebook is obviously the big one right now, but there are also professional sites like Linkedin, photo-sharing sites like Instagram and much more. If you use these and you're getting divorced in California, they…

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Nov 18, 2015
How Is Alimony Determined in California?

When many California couples divorce, one spouse asks for alimony or spousal support. If a divorcing couple is on amicable terms, they may be able to work this out between themselves with the help of their attorneys or a mediator. This is still done via…

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Nov 15, 2015
Paying Child Support Means More Than Just Money

If you don't pay your child support, there will be consequences. As one very famous sports figure found out, you can even go to jail for missing those payments. As two mothers who need payments from the same father know, it doesn't matter how much…

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Nov 10, 2015
Can Terminated Parental Rights Be Reinstated?

Dealing with an ex while trying to co-parent is very difficult for many people. Because of the challenges involved in this, some parents consider the idea of terminating parental rights. However, there are many myths surrounding this subject, and it is actually not something most…

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