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Can Child Custody Agreements Be Changed?

The drop off. The pick-up. Shuffling back and forth between two houses. Always feeling unsettled. You child voicing their desire to stay put in one place. Does that sound familiar? Does the back and forth custody agreement you have in place feel like it is no longer working? If that’s the case, you might be... read more →

Posted on: August 14, 2019

Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos’ Divorce Finalized in Washington State

Seven months ago in January 2019, Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos filed for divorce in Washington State after 25 years of marriage. The divorce was billed as the most expensive divorce in history as Bezos has a reported net worth of $157 billion. Because Washington is a community property state, it means that all assets acquired... read more →

Posted on: August 8, 2019

Four Reasons You Might Need a Family Law Attorney in Orange County

You might think that you’re immune to ever need a lawyer as long as you never break the law, but that is not always the case. In some instances, lawyers are required to ensure that your rights are protected. This is certainly the case when it comes to family law matters. If you’re involved in... read more →

Posted on: July 24, 2019

Why Do I Need an Experienced Family Law Attorney When Going Through a Divorce?

Are you and your spouse planning to get divorced? If so, you can be entering into a very emotional and volatile time in your life. If you feel like you’re alone, you’re not! The experienced family law attorneys at Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP are here to help you through every step of the process.... read more →

Posted on: July 19, 2019

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

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