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January 29, 2018

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in California: No requirement to show probable future abuse.

According to a recent decision by the State’s Court of Appeal, “an affidavit showing past abuse” may be the only requirement for securing a restraining order. A person seeking the…
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Legislation
November 7, 2013

Recent 2013 Family Law Legislation Signed by Governor Brown

AB 157 (Ch 260 Campos) Protective orders: credibly impersonating and falsely personating. Currently, Fam C §6320 permits T/CT to issue ex parte order precluding litigant from engaging in specified acts…
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Legislation
August 22, 2013

Same Sex Marriage

New Mexico reacts to the US Supreme Court decision by taking a second look at their state constitution. In the aftermath of the US Supreme Court decision concerning gay marriage,…
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BlogFamily LawLegislation
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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