Child Custody

Does “Friends with Benefits” equal “Dating Relationship”?

M.A. v. B.F. (2024) 99 Cal.App.5th 559 Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three February 5, 2024, Opinion Filed   Substantial evidence supported the trial court’s finding that the parties were not in a dating relationship...

Can You Get Married in Another State?

Yes. Most states in the U.S. do not require you to be a resident to get a marriage license. Additionally, states usually recognize each other’s marriage licenses, so a marriage license issued in any state should be valid throughout the country.     Keep in...

What Can and Can’t Be Included in a Prenuptial Agreement?

Leading up to a marriage, it can be very easy to get too caught up in emotion and let logic fall to the wayside. Marriage is serious business. Therefore, whether you’re able to stay married or not, you need to have a legal agreement in place with your spouse about how...

Can My Ex Keep Me from Taking My Kids on Vacation?

If you share custody with your ex, you must make sure any vacations you take with your kids adhere to your child custody agreement. Otherwise, your ex can prevent you from taking your kids on vacation. In some cases, you can also be charged with child abduction if you...