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Domestic Violence – Is It or Isn’t It?

California Family Code sections 6203, 6211 and 6320 define abuse, essentially, as your spouse, former spouse, partner or the parent of your child causing, or attempting to cause, you or your children reasonable fear of imminent bodily injury. In layman’s terms, abuse may consist of, for example, beating, cutting, kicking, threatening, stalking or raping you

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Holiday Schedules

Once physical and legal custody are agreed upon, the holiday schedule should be easier to determine. Planning the holiday schedule should not be given too much attention until the child is 3-5 years of age and is aware of traditions and celebrations. Think about the holidays that are important to you, the holidays that are

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Child Custody at 30,000 Feet

The majority of family law clients reflexively state “full custody” or “50/50” when the topic of child custody arises in their family law matters. Family law attorneys then spend a good portion of time talking about the different types of custody and what is best for their client’s children because “full custody” or “50/50” may

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