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Divorce and Community Property

October 02, 2020

California is one of only a few states in the country that is a community property state. Community property laws become relevant when dividing property and debts in a divorce. To understand how community property laws apply to your situation, you should contact a Pleasanton divorce and family law attorney. What is community property? In […]

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Common Reasons for Seeking a Change of Custody

September 25, 2020

Child custody orders often require modifications for a variety of different reasons. Because circumstances change and unforeseen issues sometimes arise, it may be necessary to seek a change of custody. In order to obtain a change in custody that is legally binding, you must comply with certain procedures and a court must make certain findings. […]

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How to Increase Child Support Payments

August 28, 2020

Child support is among the most important orders arising from any family law dispute. Just like personal needs change over time, so do the needs of the child support. Therefore the amount ordered to be paid as child support two years ago might prove insufficient today. Most recipients of child support payments are always in […]

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Most Common Assets to Be Divided in a Divorce

August 21, 2020

Divorce necessitates parting spouses to resolve numerous key issues. Amongst the most pertinent matters in question is asset allocation. The Tierney Law Group requests you continue reading this blog discussing several pertinent aspects of this process and how a Pleasanton CA family law attorney might prove useful in satisfying this mandate. The Community Property Principle […]

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Were you a Victim of Domestic Violence during the Pandemic?

July 24, 2020

The issue of domestic violence has been high on the agendas of law enforcement and government agencies for many years. However, the issue of the arrival of COVID-19 in our communities has only served to make an existing problem even worse. If you have been a victim of family violence, the best option is to […]

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How to make Co-Parenting decisions for the Upcoming School Year

July 17, 2020

Better Decisions in Co-parenting Parenting is one of the most beautiful life endeavors and challenging at the same time. It gets tougher, especially when the two of you have to go through divorce or separation and raise the kids away from each other. The love and bond of raising the kids while making decisions separately […]

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How COVID-19 has changed the look of Co-Parenting

July 10, 2020

COVID-19 has affected both adults and children around the world. Tierney Law Group understands that while a global health crisis continues, so does parenting. This is especially true for parents who may not live together or have unique family structure needs. Family lawyers in Livermore CA can help navigate co-parenting needs for a variety of […]

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Tips to Regain Lost Summer Parenting Time

July 03, 2020

During a time of quarantining inside your home or abiding by the regulations and laws set forth by your state regarding safety during a pandemic, you might not be able to spend as much time with your children as you normally would. Since the summer months are usually when you likely spend longer periods of […]

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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 […]