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How Do I Become a Legal Guardian?

Becoming a child’s legal guardian is a serious undertaking in California. There are legal qualifications that must be met before the court will consider guardianship of a child and complex responsibilities that come with the designation. If you are considering being a legal guardian in…

What is a Divorce by Default?

There are several means by which spouses in California choose to divorce. Some of these are by agreement, while others employ the assistance of third parties or the court to resolve marital disputes. In a divorce by default, the spouse who files for divorce serves…

What are the Reasons a Parent Can Lose Custody?

When a judge enters a custody decision at the close of a divorce or any other custody hearing, that ruling is not necessarily a final one. San Francisco child custody is decided in the best interests of the children. When those best interests change, custody…