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March 24, 2013

Abusive Spouses May Lose Their Right to Receive Spousal Support

Family Code section 4325 permits a judge to deny a spousal support award to an abusive spouse. A recent appellate court case addressing the issue determined that this rule also…
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March 10, 2013

Grey Divorce: the New Age of Senior Divorce

With a healthier aging population, older husbands and wives are reevaluating the benefits of remaining in unfulfilling long term relationships. With longer, active lives ,seniors are taking stock of the…
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February 18, 2013

California SB 1476: Can a child have more than two legally recognized parents?

In February 2012, State Sen. Mark Leno (D San Francisco) introduced SB 1476, a bill that would have permitted family court judges to recognize more than two legal parents in…
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February 11, 2013

A Brief Overview of Same-Sex Marriage in California

The state of California is among many in the United States working to provide legal rights for same-sex couples who wish to marry. In May of 2008, the California Supreme…
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August 31, 2012

Should a Child Have 3 or More Parents?

California's Legislature Decides According to KQED News Fix: "A bill in the California Legislature would allow one child to have more than two parents." The rationale behind the bill: to…
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