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How to tell your children about divorce

January 13, 2023

Communicating Divorce to Children How to deal with children when divorce is an inevitability? The fact is, thousands of children every year are affected by the legal process ending a marriage, and they range from newborns to older teenagers just on the cusp of adulthood themselves. However, for parents, breaking the news of divorce can […]

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Avoid These Parenting Mistakes During a Divorce

January 09, 2023

Divorce can be a challenging time for all parties, especially with parenting mistakes. The last thing anyone should do is make it worse for the children because they are the ones who come out hurt the most in these unfortunate situations. It hurts the younger children as much as the older teenagers, but the younger […]

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Best Interest of the Child

December 16, 2022

Courts in California must make judgments based on a legal standard known as the best interest of the child. Though it is a noble principle, several factors are associated with this type of judgment, and the laws are vague, leaving them open to interpretation. Several principles must be considered in this type of ruling, such […]

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Divorce Options in California

November 18, 2022

When it comes to divorce, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The best way to move forward with your divorce will depend on your unique situation, so you’ll need to talk with divorce lawyers California to figure out your best options. Here are some of the most common options for divorcing in California. 1. Dissolution Dissolution […]

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California Grounds of Divorce

November 11, 2022

There are several things you need to consider if you are thinking about divorcing your spouse. Every state has its own laws that you need to abide by. In this article, we’ll talk about some of the different grounds for divorce so you have some knowledge when you talk to your divorce attorney in Pleasanton […]

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Does the Child Have a Choice When It Comes to Custody?

October 21, 2022

It does not matter that a child of divorcing parents prefers to live with a specific parent. The judge considers the child’s best interests when choosing which parent is awarded for having custody. For the child to choose what custody they prefer, they must be at an age sufficient for expressing intelligent opinions. In California, […]

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Non Custodial Parent Rights

October 07, 2022

A parent designated as the non custodial parent has limited visitation and other custodial rights. In California, the non custodial parent does not have a legal right to have their children live with them. They also are not involved in the important life choices regarding the child in question. Because of these limited visitation and […]

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Child Custody with Unmarried Parents

November 10, 2021

Child Custody with Unmarried Parents Custody disputes are sometimes an unfortunate part of a divorce. However, they can also occur when parents were never married to each other and have split up. At Tierney Law Group, we see many of these types of cases regularly. CA Divorce Lawyer Explains Difference Between Custody and Visitation In […]