How to Change Your Adult Name in California

There are many reasons as to why you may want to legally change your name in California. From divorce, to identifying with a new gender, name change requests are common throughout the state. Read on to learn more about what forms are required to change your name in California. How to File for Change of [...]

How California Courts Decide Custody

How California Courts Decide Custody California courts decide custody based on the best interest of the child. The court considers many factors in determining a child's best interest. Such factors analyze the child's current living environment, each parent's ability to care for his/her child, and the child's desires. Courts encourage parents to settle custody disputes [...]

How to Set Aside a Paternity Judgment in California

How to Set Aside a Paternity Judgment in California In San Diego paternity cases, when a judgment for paternity has been entered, it is not uncommon for the previously established father to later find out that he may not be the biological father. California Family Law Code section 7645 outlines procedures on how to set aside [...]

What is California Guideline Child Support?

What is California Guideline Child Support? California guideline child support refers to monetary support parents provide for their children to cover living and medical expenses. Under California's family code, both parents are required to support their minor children. Read on to learn more about California guideline child support and how to obtain a child support [...]