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Is It Too Late for a Prenuptial Agreement?

September 16, 2022

It may be too late to get a prenuptial agreement if the wedding is within the next week. If you’re considering a prenuptial agreement, it’s important to understand the requirements and implications. Talk to an experienced Pleasanton family law attorney to get started. It’s vital to understand your rights and responsibilities as you move forward […]

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Declaration of Paternity: When Is It Needed?

September 09, 2022

Are you involved in a paternity dispute? Or do you need to establish that you are the legal parent of a child? Consider contacting a Pleasanton divorce and family law attorney to help you with the legal process. What Is a Declaration of Paternity? The declaration of paternity is needed to identify the father of […]

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How Does Adultery Affect Divorce in California?

August 19, 2022

The answer to the question of how adultery affects divorce proceedings in California depends on the particular circumstances of each case. If the adulterous affair caused the breakdown of the marriage, then it may be a factor in awarding spousal support or dividing up property. However, if there was no proof that the affair caused […]

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Spousal Support After 10 Years of Marriage

August 12, 2022

The state of California is one of the few that can benefit you through spousal support payment if your marriage lasts 10 years and above. The low-earning spouse gets the right to be paid spousal support as long as the spouse paying can keep up or as long as they need. Several factors are involved […]

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Does California Recognize Common Law Marriages?

July 22, 2022

When it comes to progressive states, California typically ranks near the top, especially when it comes to recognizing unions between residents. Though many may believe California recognizes common law marriages, essentially, like many other states, it does not. Not recognizing common law marriages can pose issues in the event of a separation, child custody, and […]

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Do I Qualify for an Annulment in California?

July 15, 2022

Marriage is a sacred union between two people. However, sometimes that union is not completely legal. As with the cases of a minor marriage (without the content of a legal guardian) or fraud. If you need an annulment in California, the Tierney Law Group can help. Grounds for an Annulment In California, there are a […]

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CA Out-of-State Child Custody: Need to Know

June 24, 2022

What Happens When One Parent Decides to Move out of State with Custody? For a family in California, child custody in divorce can feel like a shackle in terms of being able to move and start over somewhere else. That’s because the court decides the status of ongoing custody, and any change to living conditions […]

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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 […]