Child Support

Regis Philbin’s Family Law “Rule”.

Regis Philbin passed away recently. Did you know that the “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” host has a special place in California Family Law? How famous do you have to be to get a Family Court “Rule of Law” named after you? In the late 80's and early 90's,...
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Set for Family Law Trial? How to Avoid it.

What are the alternatives to conducting a Divorce or Custody Trial? For financial issues concerning property, support, or attorney fees, a trial is completely avoided by the development and negotiation of a thoughtful, knowing, and intelligent settlement following a complete disclosure of all relevant financial information required to fulfill your...
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What is a Family Law Trial?

A trial is a full hearing concerning disputed issues involving witnesses and other admissible evidence. At the end of the trial, the judge will make a ruling. Hughes Law Group attorneys regularly handle divorce and custody trials in Sacramento, Placer and Yolo Counties. Family law trials should be rare. They...
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What issues can be resolved in a California divorce?

The Family Court is a Court of limited jurisdiction. It does not involve all disputes between married persons. In general, the Family Court is limited to resolving issues of child custody, community property, child support, spousal support (alimony), attorney fees necessary for representation, and enforcement of orders and domestic violence...
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Proper Child Support Calculation

You are entitled to Statewide Guideline Child Support orders calculated properly. We understand the calculation program as well as the common pitfalls caused by improper input. As examples: Imputation of income requires actual evidence of the ability to earn and is not simply granted at the request of one party....
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