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Child Custody

A child custody case in Westlake Village, California can be difficult to resolve. The court considers many factors to determine the best course of action. It may weigh the arguments of both parents in the case. The court must also figure out what action represents the best interest of the child. At the Law Offices […]

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Visitation Rights

Visitation is a topic that is discussed during a child custody hearing in California. Divorces can be emotionally draining for children, so even if they have to live apart, California law encourages both parents to be able to spend time with their children and have a relationship with them. The Law Offices of Stephanie L. […]

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Divorce

Business assets can be divided in one of two ways during a divorce: the couples can reach an amicable arrangement, or the judge can make the decision on how the business assets and control are divided. The first choice is usually the better of the two, but it is not always possible for the spouses […]

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High Asset Divorce

Any divorce proceeding can be difficult and complex. However, when a larger amount of assets are on the table, it can make the division more complicated. When partners cannot agree on their asset division during a divorce, then they will fall into some sort of default division—like equitable distribution, which can be even more stressful. […]

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Family Law

When a couple without children divorce, each is usually free to go wherever they please with no further obligations or need for contact. But a divorced couple with minor children is required to prioritize the needs of those children and where they go and how a move will affect the children becomes an important consideration. […]

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Child Custody

The children should be the primary focus when determining child custody. The children need to be placed in a safe, loving, and respectful environment. Taking a look at which parent can give the children the healthiest lifestyle is essential in determining which parent gets primary custody. A Westlake Village child custody attorney can fight for […]

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Child Custody

Child custody issues are one of the biggest points of contention in California family law. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS), as of 2020, only 70% of children under the age of eighteen live in a two-parent household. That is a drop from approximately 60 million in 1968 to 51 million […]

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Divorce

It’s a difficult decision to come to, but filing for divorce in California when your marriage cannot survive is not the end of the world. It will be challenging to return to life as a single person, or become a single parent, but it can be done. You will need to rely on the emotional […]

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Child Custody

Divorce is already a stressful process and if there are children involved, it can be an even tougher battle. It is important to keep children as the primary focal point of a divorce. Both parents should work toward solutions that allow for the most stable and supportive environment for the children. The legal team at […]

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Family Law

The “California Exodus” may be a bit of an overreaction, but the state did see more departures than arrivals to the Golden State in 2020. More than 267,000 people left California compared to about 128,000 people moving in from other states. This migration can have a huge effect on child custody, causing parents to have […]

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