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August 2017 Archives

Handling a difficult coparenting relationship

Coparenting in a high-conflict relationship after a divorce can be difficult, but if the conflict is largely about difficulties between the California parents and issues such as addiction or abuse are not present, there may be ways to defuse the situation. A parent should be aware of what is likely to upset the other parent since knowing this can help keep the situation under control.

The benefits of shared parenting

In 80 percent of divorce cases that involve children, women receive sole custody. This may present a problem for California mothers who want to get back into the workforce after their marriages end. While getting custody of children may represent a victory in the beginning, it may actually make women dependent on child support payments. One solution is to make shared parenting more common in the United States.

DNA tests and child support

A DNA test can determine to within 99.99999 percent accuracy whether or not a man is the father of a child. To a California resident, the result of such a test could be the difference between paying child support and owing nothing. If a child is born to parents who are not married, the mother's partner is not automatically labeled as the father. Therefore, he is not automatically required to pay child support.

What to know about TSPs and divorce

In a California divorce, there are many different types of property that may be divided. A Thrift Savings Plan may be one of those items. A TSP is available to federal employees, and it is similar to 401(k) plans offered by private employers. A Retirement Benefits Court Order will need to be created before any portion of the account can be transferred to the other spouse.

The financial ramifications of a divorce

California residents are strongly advised to consider the financial ramifications of divorce before going through with it. While a divorce can impact anyone financially, data shows that women generally experience greater challenges that men after ending a marriage. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, married women make up to 20 percent more per week than women who aren't married. They also make 9.6 percent more than men who are not married.

Parenting after divorce is important for the children

When California parents of young children get divorced, child custody, visitation and other parenting issues may arise. It is important that they keep their children's best interests in mind instead of placing their interpersonal conflicts at the forefront during and after their divorces so that their children may be better adjusted and happier.

Blac Chyna paying child support a possibility

California is home to many celebrities, and their relationships and breakups bring real-world matters of child custody and child support into the headlines. Reports indicate that Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna could be on the verge of reaching a custody agreement for their 9-month-old daughter. As for child support, the incomes of the former romantic partners support the speculation that Chyna might need to pay child support to Kardashian.

Blac Chyna paying child support a possibility

California is home to many celebrities, and their relationships and breakups bring real-world matters of child custody and child support into the headlines. Reports indicate that Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna could be on the verge of reaching a custody agreement for their 9-month-old daughter. As for child support, the incomes of the former romantic partners support the speculation that Chyna might need to pay child support to Kardashian.

When a custodial parent can seek back child support

When California custodial parents are seeking child support, they may have the grounds to seek back child support for the past cost of the child's care. However, it should be noted that the custodial parent will have to provide evidence that demonstrates that the noncustodial parent has not assisted with the past care of the child.

When a custodial parent can seek back child support

When California custodial parents are seeking child support, they may have the grounds to seek back child support for the past cost of the child's care. However, it should be noted that the custodial parent will have to provide evidence that demonstrates that the noncustodial parent has not assisted with the past care of the child.

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