Family Law
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What is a Family Law Attorney?

A family law attorney practices in a surprisingly broad legal area focusing on the law on family relationships.  These relationships consist of marriage, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, divorce, adoption, abuse and neglect, child custody, and much more.

Family Law

How Custody is Determined in a Divorce

In general there are five areas to be determined in a divorce. Those five areas are child custody and visitation, child support, division of debt, division of assets and spousal support. Of the five general areas to resolve in a divorce, perhaps the most important in cases where there are children under the age of […]

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Common, But Complex Child Support Issues

Child custody cases contain some of the most complicated matters within family law. Emotions tend to run high in complex familial relationships, and the outcome can impact the lives and futures of those involved. It can help to realize in these cases, courts consider the best interests of children. If it takes a long time […]

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Navigating a Marriage or Partnership Dissolution

Expectations of After the Happy Ever After No one goes into a marriage expecting the worst, right? The lawyers at HFLG recognize that no one expects marital bliss, however long it lasted, to come crashing down. Going through a divorce can be one of the most painful personal events anyone can experience, but it doesn’t […]

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California Doesn’t Make the Grade in Shared Parenting

Your children need you as they grow up, and you wouldn’t want it any other way. A divorce could step in to threaten that relationship, especially as California falls short when it comes to dividing parenting time. The National Parents Organization (NPO) stamped California with a D grade when it comes to legislation on shared […]