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Amounts Paid by Mother’s Father for Her Attorney’s Fees Can Be Considered in Determining Which Party Should Pay Attorney’s Fees and How Much


Amounts Paid by Mother’s Father for Her Attorney’s Fees Can Be Considered in Determining Which Party Should Pay Attorney’s Fees and How Much
On November 20, 2015, a California Court of Appeals ruled that Trial Court was not wrong in making an attorney’s fee order pursuant..
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Trial Court Applies Incorrect Standard in Determining Whether Adult Child for Whom Mother Sought Child Support under Family Code Section 3910 Was Incapacitated from Working and Without Sufficient Means


Trial Court Applies Incorrect Standard in Determining Whether Adult Child for Whom Mother Sought Child Support under Family Code Section 3910 Was Incapacitated from Working and Without Sufficient Means
In the case of In re Marriage of Cecilia and David W., Trial Court issued Mother and Father’s divorce judgment on December 30, 1998...
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A California Appellate Court Has Ruled That Trial Court Was Not Wrong in Ordering a Father to Pay Adult Child Support for an Emancipated Child Living in a Texas Residential Treatment Center, but it Was Wrong in Ordering the Father to Pay That Support to t


A California Appellate Court Has Ruled That Trial Court Was Not Wrong in Ordering a Father to Pay Adult Child Support for an Emancipated Child Living in a Texas Residential Treatment Center, but it Was Wrong in Ordering the Father to Pay That Support to t
In the case of In re Marriage of Drake, Mother and Father were married in 1993. They have two children, the first child born..
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Urgent Legislation effective October 8, 2015, affects suspension of child support during payor’s incarceration


Urgent Legislation effective October 8, 2015, affects suspension of child support during payor’s incarceration
California Assembly Bill 610 (Ch 629) Suspension of Child Support During Payor’s Incarceration. As a pilot project that was effective until July 15, 2015,..
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Same-sex Couples Have the Right to Marry


Same-sex Couples Have the Right to Marry
On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled, inthe case of Obergefell v. Hodges,that same-sex couples have the fundamental right under the Unites States Constitution to marry..
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Can’t Enforce Back Support If Children Were Hidden


Can’t Enforce Back Support If Children Were Hidden
A California Court of Appeals has ruled that a Trial Court was not wrong by declining to enforce a 25-year-old child support judgment on equitable grounds where Mother had..
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Alimony Contingent on Child Is Not Deductible


Alimony Contingent on Child Is Not Deductible
U.S. Tax Court has determined that Father cannot deduct as alimony the spousal maintenance payments he made to Mother because those payments were to terminate when their youngest child..
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Kids Taken From Parents Smuggling Drugs into U.S.


Kids Taken From Parents Smuggling Drugs into U.S.
California Court of Appeals has ruled that Juvenile Court was not wrong by assuming emergency UCCJEA jurisdiction over children whose home state was Mexico and whose parent had driven..
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Must Report Joint Income on Separate Returns


Must Report Joint Income on Separate Returns
U.S. Tax Court has ruled that Wife must report half of the community property income from partnership that Husband started post-separation with community property funds on her separate federal..
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Judge Marrying Attorney Not Disqualified From Case


Judge Marrying Attorney Not Disqualified From Case
In writ proceeding, California Appellate Court has ruled that Court Commissioner’s presiding over wedding of Mother’s divorce attorney while post-divorce support matters were pending in Father and Mother’s divorce..
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Receiving Tax Exemption From Your ex Is Tricky


Receiving Tax Exemption From Your ex Is Tricky
U.S. Tax Court has ruled that prohibition against using Trial Court order, decree, or separation agreement as written declaration for purposes of claiming dependency exemption is not applicable to..
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