California Family Law: It's Not Just About Divorcing

To those of us who live in California, family is everything. There are few things we would not do to protect our families and we are sure you feel the same way. Family law is a legal practice area covering many issues that have an impact on our state's family units. Most people think divorce when they hear about family law, but did you know that the field covers many other issues as well?

We would like to encourage our readers to learn about the positive ways a lawyer in this field can enrich your life. For example, if you want to expand your family, we can help with adoption and even foster care. Staying in line with the expansion of family topic, we can also assist with legal issues related to having a child via surrogacy.

For those who want to share their lives without getting married, a family law attorney can help with domestic partnerships, civil unions and cohabitation agreements. At the same time, we are also knowledgeable about marital issues such as prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements and the protection of personal property.

Unfortunately, you cannot discuss family law without mentioning some of the more painful elements of the field. These include spousal support, child custody and child support negotiations as well as domestic violence and, of course, divorce. Acquiring an experienced lawyer during these matters helps to protect your rights and your children's rights.

The main point we hope to make is that a family law attorney can meet your needs across a variety of issues that affect families in California. We will post about specific topics in the future and we encourage you to stay tuned. In the meantime, we invite you to read our website if you want to learn more about family law.

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