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Can my ex take my kids on an international trip?

If you are a divorced parent in California, you may have concerns about your ex-spouse taking your children to another country without your permission. International travel can be a great opportunity for children to experience different cultures and learn new things, but it can also pose some risks and challenges, especially

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How does California calculate child support?

If you are going through a divorce, you will wonder how child support is calculated and what factors will affect the amount. In this blog post, we will explain how California calculates child support during the divorce process. California Child Support Guideline Child support is the money that one parent pays

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The relocating, divorced parent

Co-parenting, whether you have sole custody or joint custody, requires a lot of coordination, but at the same time, you’re leading your own life. Your fortunes may lead you in an entirely new direction, and you decide to move. Can a co-parent make that move? What constitutes a relocation, a move-away?

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Which parenting time option is right for my situation?

Divorce is never easy for California couples and the difficulty is made worse when there are children involved. Children frequently get trapped in the middle between parents in dispute over various issues in the case. That includes custody, parenting time and child support. Despite that and even with the possibility

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The small estate procedure in California

Probate, the legal process of distributing an individual’s assets to their heirs upon death is costly, time consuming and comprised of complex, administrative hurdles most people would like to avoid. Indeed, people regularly use any number of legal vehicles to simplify their estate and transfer property upon death to designated beneficiaries. Small

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Single parents should have an estate plan

Everyone should protect their family by having a plan addressing their death or an emergency. Single parents may need to engage in estate planning more than anyone else. Guardians Single parents should consider what happens if they die or become incapacitated and who will care for their minor children. The child’s other parent will

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Can the IRS enforce my child support order?

When parents divorce, it can quickly become a war. The two biggest battlefronts are child support and child custody, and both parents likely know that California has an entire state apparatus set up to collect, process and pay child support. However, what many custodial and noncustodial parents do not know is

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