Multiple Parents

NEW LAWS AFFECTING FAMILIES IN 2014: HAVING MORE THAN TWO LEGAL PARENTS On Oct. 4, 2013, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will allow a state court to legally declare that a child has more than two parents, if not doing so would be “detrimental” to […] Read more »

Five Tested Ways to Solve Parenting Conflict

Parenting children from separate households will always be a challenge, even in the best of circumstances. Work obligations, school schedules, special holidays and family events are circumstances each parent must grapple with, but the problems that prevented a marriage or partnership from continuing do not have to drive the communication […] Read more »

Child Support in California

Basing Lower Support Award on a Reduced Work Regimen Is Not a Deviation from Family Code Section 4050-4076 Support Guidelines In any situation involving children where the parents are no longer together, California Family Code section 4050 et seq. requires that each parent become as gainfully employed as possible for […] Read more »