Judges-Preference System Followed for Child Custody Awards

When dealing with child custody issues, a can be essential to preserving the parental rights of an individual. However, it is necessary to realize that just because a parent has a family law attorney, it does not guarantee that a judge will render a decision awarding custody in their favor. One thing to...

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Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders

Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders (ATRO) advice of the four standard family law restraining orders which start immediately once a dissolution is commenced and restrain the parties from taking certain actions absent a written agreement or a court order. When the Petitioner spouse files the divorce pe...

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The Fate of Frozen Embryos after Divorce

The recent ruling of a California judge in family court was a hot topic of conversation in California family law matters. In fact, it was the first such ruling of its kind in California. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo ruled that a couple’s five frozen embryos had to be “th...

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