Category: Family Law

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Who Gets the Pet in the Divorce?

June 26, 2020

Going through a divorce is always difficult. Even if you don’t have children, if you share a pet with your spouse, it’s fair to have concerns about who gets them after your marriage is over. In Pleasanton and other areas of California, just like in the country as a whole, pets are treated as property […]

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Summer Co-Parenting Tips

June 19, 2020

Co-parenting during the summer months can sometimes be difficult. Issues may arise where one parent feels their rights are being infringed upon. Parents should try to work together to act in the best interest of their children. Following are some summer co-parenting tips. For advice that is specific to your situation, contact a Dublin Family […]

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How To Handle Hidden Assets During Divorce?

June 12, 2020

When a couple divorces, numerous legal and financial issues must be resolved. One such matter is asset division. In certain instances, spouses might possess individual or hidden assets. The Tierney Law Group, Livermore family law attorneys, invites you to read this brief blog discussing how such holdings should be handled. Definition Of Assets Assets are […]

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Can My Child Custody Order Be Changed?

June 05, 2020

Because situations may arise where a custody modification is needed, the law allows for child custody orders to be changed. In order for a child custody order to be changed, certain legal requirements must be shown. A Pleasanton Family Law Attorney from Tierney Law Group can assist with custody modifications. When can a child custody […]

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Spousal Support Laws in CA: What You Need to Know

May 01, 2020

In the state of California, there are laws pertaining to alimony that are important to know if you are going through a divorce. These laws outline how alimony is calculated and explain what it means to pay or receive it. Alimony is also known as spousal support. One spouse pays the other a specific amount […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Legal Separation

April 17, 2020

Individuals experiencing marital struggles might opt to enter an agreement known as legal separation. That said, there are certain actions that should be executed and avoided when formalizing this arrangement. The Tierney Law Group, family law attorneys in Livermore CA invite prospective clients to read the following brief blog discussing the legal separation concept and […]

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Virtual Visitation During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 13, 2020

During this unprecedented time of social distancing and shelter in place orders, staying in contact with your children is more important than ever. “Virtual visitation,” as the term implies, is a form of child visitation that requires the use of technology to keep in contact with a child. This type of visitation may include email, […]

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Can Child Custody Be Modified After Leaving the Courts?

April 03, 2020

When a couple divorces, amongst the most pertinent issues necessitating resolution is the well-being of their minor children. Typically, parting spouses either amicably agree or are obliged to adhere to a court ordered parenting plan detailing issues like where the youths in question will live at a given time, visitation schedules and other crucial matters […]