Effect of Divorce on Life Insurance Upon divorce, it is important to review the beneficiary designations on existing life insurance policies and make any necessary changes.  This may depend upon the financial obligations between the parties, such as alimony, child support, and other financial issues that may be contained in the divorce settlement agreement or…

International Child Custody Divorce Lawyer Brief statement: Generally, a California court may hear and determine a child custody matter if the party seeking California jurisdiction can establish California as the child’s home state when the proceeding commenced or it was the child’s home state six months before commencement of the proceeding and a parent is…

International Divorce Jurisdiction There are jurisdictional issues you must be aware of when filing a divorce in California, especially here in Silicon Valley.  The first thing to know before discussing international jurisdiction, is whether the courts here have personal and subject matter jurisdiction over the issues. When filing for divorce here in Silicon Valley, one…

【大紀元2017年10月09日訊】「統一兒童監管執行法」(UCCJEA)適用於所有兒童監護事宜。如果尋求加州管轄權的一方,在訴訟程序開始時(或前6個月)孩子的居住州是加州,加州就能聽取並確定兒童監護權。儘管孩子不在(父、母仍在)加州,加州法院仍然擁有優先管轄權,來初步決定監護權案件。 如果孩子離開加州6個月以上,加州法院很可能對子女監護權問題失去管轄權,但也有例外。灣區矽谷聖荷西周喬安律所的兒童監護權律師,處理過母親把孩子帶到中國超過6個月的案例。律所幫助在聖塔克拉拉縣居住的父親提交了子女監護權,並最終保留了父親對兒童的監護權,且通過訴訟為父親減免了近50%的撫養費、贍養費責任。 國際兒童監護糾紛,涉及到美國和國際法之間的複雜法律問題。周喬安律所兒童監護權律師,有能力處理父母想要離婚,或在離婚時與孩子一起搬到另一個國家的情況;也有代表父或母,希望防止對方與孩子搬離該縣、該州,或搬往國外的經驗。 此外,如果父或母未經法庭允許,已搬到另一個國家,周喬安律所有能力幫助另一方要求孩子回到加州。一旦確定了管轄權,律所將協助您取得所需的子女撫養權。 相關問題歡迎諮詢 周喬安律所The Zhou Law Group(專注離婚法) 電話:408-289-9688 網址:http://sanjoseattorneys.com/

Can a foreign divorce be recognized in the United States?  Marriage and divorce generally are considered matters reserved to the states rather than to the federal government. There is no treaty in force between the United States and any country that requires the recognition of foreign divorces.  However, a divorce decree issued in a foreign…

Unwed father needs to establish paternity: If you are an unwed father, there are some things you need to know and do as you prepare to take on your role as a father who is not married to his child’s mother. In family law across the United States, if a married couple have a baby, the legal presumption…

Mental Health and Grounds for Divorce in California Here is another story: My wife and I have been married for 4 years and throughout the marriage, she has exhibited extremely erratic behavior from depression to elation and bipolarity. The ups and downs have been very disturbing and miserable.  After our separation, she was diagnosed and treated as schizophrenia and bipolarity. She didn’t…

Mental Illness and Divorce in California The case scenario described below isn’t a rare case, unfortunately it does happen in a marriage: My wife who was hospitalized and treated for schizophrenia before the conception of our child is now falsely accusing me of physically abusing our merely 2 years old daughter.  Her accusation has put…

Adultery and Divorce law in California Most people believe that cheating on your spouse is wrong, but whether or not it can get you in legal trouble depends on where you live. California’s divorce laws are forgiving of adultery.  California is considered a no-fault jurisdiction. Accordingly, the court will not consider your spouse’s affair when determining spousal…

In California, courts can annul marriages when one spouse couldn’t have consented to the marriage at the time of the wedding. For example, if one spouse was underage or was forced to marry, the judge will declare the marriage void. Courts can also annul marriages when one spouse couldn’t have consented due to being unable…