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July 16, 2018
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This article will discuss how child support is calculated. Child support is primarily based on each parent’s income and the amount of time the child spends with each parent. Child support payments are not tax deductible. Read on to learn how child support works. California Family Code Section 4053 describes the principals behind child support:...
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Both the Penal Code and the Family Code address domestic violence prevention. While the relevant Family Code provisions focus primarily on separation and safety, the relevant Penal Code provisions are focused more on holding abusive partners criminally accountable for their actions. The purpose of this article is to compare the treatment of domestic violence under...
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A Domestic Violence Restraining Order (DVRO) is a civil order issued by the Court to protect a person or persons when there are allegations of abuse or threats of abuse. A DVRO offers civil legal domestic violence protection to both women and men victims of domestic violence. The different types of domestic violence include, but...
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This article defines domestic violence in California under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act and relevant case law. Anyone can be a victim or perpetrator of domestic violence irrespective of race, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender, socioeconomic status and education levels. Domestic violence can take many shapes and forms. It can stem from an isolated event...
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