According to California state law, if a couple has children outside of marriage and the father wishes to establish paternity right over their child he must open a case of paternity.
Divorce attorneys all over the country are commenting about republican's new tax plan and the impact it will have on divorce processes. The new tax code eliminates tax deductions on spousal support for divorce starting on Jan. 1, 2019. This could mean a rise on divorces for this current year.
After divorce or separation, non-custodial parents in California are usually ordered to pay child support. This support is generally meant to provide for a child's basic needs. However, it is possible to negotiate extras into a support order.
As a recently divorced parent in California, you might be stressing about your first post-divorce holiday season ahead. Many parents face tremendous challenges when they and their children are learning to adapt to new lifestyles. Keeping a few ideas in mind might help you worry less as you build new traditions and move forward to a successful, happy future.