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Do Grandparents Have Rights to See Their Grandchildren?

The bond between a grandparent and their grandchildren is a strong one. Unfortunately, sometimes difficult circumstances surrounding the family can result in grandparents—and even parents—being denied visitation. Do grandparents have visitation rights? Yes! Typically, any grandparent who has an existing relationship with a grandchild may file a petition to obtain visitation rights with the said... read more →

Posted on: July 12, 2019

Can I Move My Child Away From Their Other Parent?

Following a divorce or other custody battle, it’s not uncommon for one parent to relocate. However, when there is a custody agreement in place, one parent can’t just up and leave and take the child with them. There are steps that need to be taken, including filing a Child Relocation Petition with the courts. How... read more →

Posted on: July 3, 2019

Are There Special Rules When Divorcing Someone in the Military?

If you are married to a member of the military and contemplating a divorce, it can be a scary prospect. Unlike a normal civilian divorce, there are many nuances that need to be taken into consideration. When considering a military divorce, it’s understandable that you’ll have a litany of questions running through your mind. In... read more →

Posted on: June 26, 2019

Considering a Divorce: Learn Your Options

If you are not in a healthy marriage, it’s okay to make the decision to end it. California is a no fault divorce state, which means that anyone can initiate a divorce proceeding at any time for any reason. You do not need your partner’s consent to apply for divorce, however, it would make the... read more →

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Are You Worried About Child Support in Your Impending Divorce?

When two parents separate, whether they were legally married or not, child support comes into play. By law, parents are required to provide financial support for their children. This is true even of children that do not live in the same household as them. Often parents can agree on child support payments without getting the... read more →

Posted on: June 14, 2019

Four Types of Visitation Rights in California

Child custody is a topic that can come up during a paternity dispute, divorce, or guardianship issue. The well-being of the child is the most important consideration during a custody dispute, but you want to make sure that your rights are respected. If you’re currently going through a divorce, separation or other custody dispute, it’s... read more →

Posted on: June 5, 2019

Three Types of Modifications an Attorney Can Help You Make to Your Family Law Agreements

After a divorce, domestic violence incident, paternity dispute or custody battle, a family law order or agreement is typically put into place. This order or agreement is designed to protect the well-being of families and children in the wake of legal issues. However, circumstances often change and evolve. This means that family law orders such... read more →

Posted on: May 30, 2019

Four Ways to Legally Separate From a Spouse in California

In California, either partner may initiate divorce proceedings at any time for any reasons because California is a no-fault divorce state. The other partner’s consent is not even necessary to complete the proceeding, but it is much easier if both parties can work amicably to resolve the issues. When it comes to separating from a... read more →

Posted on: May 22, 2019

What Are Your Options in the Instance of Domestic Violence?

In that state of California, domestic violence is taken very seriously. There are numerous protections offered to victims, but it important to act quickly and have an experienced family law attorney like Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP on your side. What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is defined as physical, verbal, emotional or psychological abuse... read more →

Posted on: May 15, 2019

What You Need to Consider When Drafting a Settlement Agreement

If you are getting divorced and are working with your soon to be ex-spouse on drafting a settlement agreement there are certain factors that must be taken into consideration when it comes to dividing property assets fairly. Financial Assets The first thing to look at is financial assets. These include cash, savings accounts, checking accounts,... read more →

Posted on: May 9, 2019

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