Tag Archives: family court

Orange County mediation attorney, Can I change a detail in my mediation agreement?

The Orange County mediation attorney received a question from a viewer in Los Angeles, California... "Can I change a detail in my mediation agreement?" "Me and my son father agreed in mediation and it was signed as a court order by the judge. As soon as I got my hands on the paper I was…
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Can I be charged with contempt and billed for child support when I was living with the baby mama?

This question comes from the City of Orange, California You can I be charged with contempt and billed for child support when you were living with the baby's Mother Why is a contempt case being filed against me for child support when the baby mama and I were living together during the time I am…
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Questions To Ask Before You Commit to marriage

Questions to ask before you commit to marriage. With over half of all marriages now leading somewhere other than the "happily ever after" ending, many people are wondering how they can avoid family court. Here are a few key questions to ask which unfortunately commonly get considered only during a divorce. 1. How should we…
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What Happens to Support Payments in Bankruptcy?

According to "The Fragile Middle Class: Americans in Debt," unemployment, medical bills, and divorce cause 40% of individual bankruptcies. How a divorce will affect an individual who files for bankruptcy depends on the settlement reached with regard to spousal and child support. If a person who owes you child support or alimony files for bankruptcy,…
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Orange County Family Law Attorney, Divorce & Child Custody Lawyers

[content_box custom_class="box-1"] [row] [span4] [contact-form-7 id="21789" title="Home Page Form"] [caption id="attachment_17415" align="aligncenter" width="230"] California Board of Legal Specialization[/caption] Our Firm is ready to handle any type of California family law case. Free Consultation We look forward to helping families. If you or your loved ones are in need of legal assistance contact us. Here is…
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Do Stepparents have rights to request custody and visitation orders?

Generally no, because the stepchild is not a child of the relationship. The family court can however, hear matters and make custody and visitation orders in a dissolution of a domestic partnership. In an action for dissolution of marriage, legal separation or nullity, the family court can grant reasonable visitation to a stepparent if stepparent…
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