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Adoption

Paternity issue: The first issue to be resolved is whether or not this father is established as a legal father. Since the mother was unmarried, no paternity presumption applied. In California, he would have had to sign the declaration of voluntary paternity in order...

Can I Date During My Divorce?

"What is the rule of thumb on dating during the divorce process? Do women expect a divorce to be final in order to take a man seriously? Is it unfair or wrong to show an interest in other women while you are waiting for the final decree?" --O.U. The rule of thumb is...

Custody Change of Child’s Residence

When a court considers a move away, the Court must decide de novo what physical custody arrangements would be in the child's best interests assuming that the mother would be living in another state. Regretfully, the trial court attempted to determine a custody...