Category: Family Law

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California’s Supervised Child Visitation System FAQ

June 10, 2022

What is Supervised Visitation? In the process of family law and its disposition in divorce, separation or similar legal proceedings, sometimes visitation by the non-custodial parent has to be applied. This is often applied in cases where an argument has been raised about the status of a parent and their time with their child needs […]

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What are Spousal Privileges?

May 25, 2022

As much as spousal privileges promote harmony within the home, it tends to deprive you of access to some of your personal freedom and justice to other parties. You may be tempted to stand as a witness against your spouse in cases where you are sure he or she is guilty but is governed by […]

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What are Marital Privileges?

May 18, 2022

In California, there is a legal term called marital privileges. What are marital privileges and how do they affect a criminal case? We will answer these questions as well as show you how an attorney from the Tierney Law Group can help.  What are the two marital privileges? In California, there are two types of […]

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How to Prove Contempt of Child Custody Court Orders

April 15, 2022

If you have a child custody order in place, and the other parent is not following it, you can file for contempt of court. This is a legal process that can enforce the terms of the custody agreement. To prove contempt of court, you will need to show that the other parent has violated the […]

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CA Military Child Custody

April 08, 2022

Custody Rights of Military Members in California The custody rights of our brave men and women serving in combat are important to fight for. A Pleasanton child custody attorney will be happy to work on a case like this for someone in need. They understand that people often don’t have the time to go through […]

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CA Child Custody: Best Interest of the Child

March 11, 2022

In cases of divorce where there are children involved, it becomes inevitable that the issue of custody is raised. Regardless of how amicable the relationship of the divorcing parents are, the court must still legally determine which parent gets physical custody of the child or children involved. In this case, it becomes very important to […]

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Annulment Qualifications

February 11, 2022

What are the Grounds of Annulments in CA? There are more limitations to obtaining an annulment in the state of California than to getting a divorce. This is due to the limitations on the grounds that could be granted. A high-quality attorney, such as a Pleasanton family lawyer, would be more than happy to assist you […]

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How Divorce affects a Remarriage

January 14, 2022

According to the 2011 U.S. Census, approximately 10.3 percent of marriages are second marriages. In addition, 5.2 percent of married people are in their third or more marriages. In addition, 91 percent of those remarriages are a result of dissolution prior to marriage. Only 9 percent were following the death of the person’s spouse.  Because […]