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Domestic Violence Restraining Order

September 18, 2021

Allegations of Domestic Violence are taken very seriously in California. If you are the victim of domestic violence or are concerned that you might be because of threats or harassment, you should consider filing for a restraining order against your abuser. Alternatively, if you’ve been falsely accused of domestic violence, a restraining order can negatively […]

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Child Support Modification

September 14, 2021

Child Support Modification Going through a divorce is one of the most challenging experiences that someone can ever go through. Not only is it the end of a significant relationship, but a couple going through a divorce will need to determine a way to split assets and handle their once-shared responsibilities. One part of this […]

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Child Support and Visitation

September 10, 2021

Child custody, support, and visitation issues are often make up a large part of the divorce process. The lawmakers in California believe that every child has the right to be financially supported by both parents, if possible. An experienced Bay Area child support attorney can assist you in making sense of how child support works […]

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Spousal Support (or Alimony) Laws In California

September 04, 2021

Types of Spousal Support in California California law permits several types of support for spouses going through a divorce – temporary, rehabilitative, and permanent support. A spouse may request temporary support, which may be awarded until the divorce is finalized.  The purpose of this type of support is to allow a lower income-earning spouse to […]

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

August 27, 2021

For many Bay Area couples, a prenuptial agreement can be a smart choice. A prenuptial agreement can help protect premarital assets and plan for unexpected events, as you enter your marriage. The attorneys at Tierney Law Group, PC draft and review both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements are often considered by people who own […]

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California Divorce Guide – Starting Out

August 21, 2021

The Divorce Process Divorces in California include not only ending the marital status, but also, custody, support, debt  division, asset division,  and property division. How to choose the right family law attorney for you Every family law attorney is different and unique. While the bones of your matter might stay the same, choosing the best […]

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Maintaining Your Lifestyle After Divorce

August 13, 2021

Maintaining Your Lifestyle After Divorce Maintaining the standard of living forms the backdrop of a majority of negotiations, with spouses seeking the same level of support they were used to before their separation. Like numerous legal matters, divorce cases are handled differently in each state, with Pleasanton divorce attorney highlighting the status quo as one […]