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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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When Mediation Could Work For Our Real Estate Case

April 24, 2020

Whether you have purchased property or are having a dispute regarding repairs that need to be made to an existing property, it is likely you may be considering taking the matter to court. However, should you select this option, it will be costly as well as time-consuming. To avoid this scenario, mediation may be a […]

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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 […]

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Legal Separation: Why You Should Seek Counsel

March 20, 2020

Spousal separation is best done with legal counsel. Informal separation, where a couple lives apart is not the same as a legal separation. A legal separation is formally recognized by a court and will usually involve attorneys. Hiring a divorce attorney in Pleasanton CA can greatly impact the ease of handling a legal separation.  What […]

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How Long Will a Temporary Restraining Order Last?

March 13, 2020

In California family law cases, including divorces, child custody and domestic violence disputes, the court can issue a temporary restraining order to prohibit certain conduct and contact between certain persons. Temporary restraining orders are common when there have been allegations of domestic violence. There are different types of restraining orders that may be issued, with […]