Family Law

Learn more about how the law works in issues of marriage, divorce, marital property, child custody and visitation, spousal support and more.

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What impacts the determination of whether spousal support will be granted?

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What are the advantages of a prenuptial agreement?

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If I lose my job, do I still have to pay child support or spousal maintenance?

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Can I require my spouse to pay for my attorney's fees?

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Can I get a divorce judgment or order modified?

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Am I entitled to receive spousal support or will I be required to pay spousal support?

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What is the difference between legal and physical custody?

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Will I need to attend any mandated seminars?

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Nothing is happening in my case, what can I do?

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Why do I need a divorce lawyer?

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How does a prenuptial agreement work?

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What issues are involved in a family law case?

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How is child support determined?

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How does the court determine child custody?

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Do I need to go to court?

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What is the difference between legal separation and divorce?

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How long do divorce proceedings take?

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What are grounds for divorce in California?

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How does a court split up property in a divorce?

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