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Domestic Violence Prevention

How to Get a California Domestic Violence Restraining Order (DVRO)

Are you currently in an abusive relationship? Do you need immediate assistance obtaining an emergency order, a temporary restraining order, or a long-term domestic violence restraining order?   Taking the...

Why Mutual Domestic Violence Restraining Orders are a Terrible Idea.

When a relationship has become volatile, dangerous, or even violent, requesting a restraining order is often the best decision. However, although getting a restraining order in California may seem simple...

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...

Is what I tell a divorce lawyer confidential?

This is a common question we get at Hughes Law Group. Tell your divorce attorney your true concerns and be candid with your goals and your reasons. It is essential...

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...