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April 23, 2020

California bans protests at state Capitol after opposition to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s coronavirus stay-at-home order

Just days after hundreds of protesters converged on the state Capitol to oppose Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-home order, the California Highway Patrol said it won’t issue permits for further demonstrations…
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April 19, 2020

Coronavirus at core of California couple’s custody case

Dawn Polich and Steven Agnew both fiercely love their 10-year-old daughter. And for the eight years that the San Jose, Calif. couple has been apart, they have amicably shared joint…
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April 6, 2020

Many Americans won’t get coronavirus stimulus checks

Stimulus check funding leaves out most college kids, immigrants without Social Security numbers and some disabled adults. For millions of Americans awaiting coronavirus cash, help is not on the way.…
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COVID-19 Court Updates
April 4, 2020

Update on Alameda County Court Closures – 4/3/20

April 3, 2010 To the family law bar of Alameda County and its litigants: I have been asked to send out a brief announcement about the current state of affairs…
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COVID-19 Court UpdatesFamily Law
April 2, 2020

The New Normal: Court Access Post Covid-19

The universe as we knew it in the world of family law changed after March 16, 2020 when California governor Gavin Newsom issued a directive to close non-essential businesses and…
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COVID-19Family Law
March 29, 2020

Child Custody and Parenting in the Era Of Covid-19

The effects of sheltering in place due to COVID-19 is creating a paralyzing and confusing environment for parents trying to decipher how to comply with existing child custody orders. On…
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COVID-19 Court UpdatesFamily Law
March 29, 2020

Alameda County Family Law Court Filings and Closure

The following article is based on the contents of a recent announcement made by the Family Law Presiding Judge JUDGE GREGORY SYREN: On March 17, 2020, in response to the…
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