Child Support and Custody & Family Issues

Whether you are the parent who has received a child support award or you are the parent who has been ordered to pay it, a Santa Ana Child Support Attorney is your best resource to determine the appropriate amount of support. Child support is a complicated issue in the family court system. There are several …

Protecting Father’s Rights in Divorce and Custody Cases

Fathers should know their rights in a divorce or custody case. While their rights vary from state to state, they are generally the same as mothers’ rights in these legal battles. Even if the court doesn’t grant them custody, they have a right to visitation with their children. Unmarried fathers who want to be more …

Adoption Process – What are the Requirements to Adopt a Child?

The process of adoption is a difficult and emotional one. Despite its legal and emotional complexities, it is an option open to many people and should be conducted with the highest ethical standards. While adoption is not the only option for a family, it is a positive alternative for families who cannot have children through …

Guide to Child Support – What Can You Do if You Can’t Afford to Pay Child Support Payments?

Child support is a monthly sum ordered by a court to help pay for a child’s basic needs. These can include food, clothing, medical expenses, and shelter. To apply for child support, you must contact your state’s child support agency, gather the required documents, and fill out a state application. Once you’ve completed the application, …

Types of Child Custody Agreements

You may think that when you win custody of your child or children, that it’s all over. But you should keep in mind that this is a battle and there are many details that must be worked out. Fighting for custody of your children is not a “win or lose” battle. If your ex wants …