2015

Blog Posts in 2015

  • 30-Dec-2015

    How to Establish Paternity in CA

    In the state of California, there are three different ways that parents can establish the paternity of a child. Establishing paternity is a highly important endeavor, as it can be essential in deciding a man’s rights to visitation and custody, ...
  • 30-Dec-2015

    Mediation, Collaboration, and Uncontested Divorce: What's the Difference?

    The timeline of a marriage is unpredictable and maintaining a strong relationship with your spouse can be understandably difficult. If you feel that your marriage should come to an end and be dissolved, you might not realize it but you actually have ...
  • 4-Dec-2015

    What Are the Different Approaches to Divorce in CA?

    Choosing a Method that Suits Your Needs There are a variety of methods that a couple can choose when separating. The most significant choice they can make when determining the distribution of assets, debts, and child custody arrangements is whether ...
  • 2-Dec-2015

    5 Things to Consider Before Divorce

    Divorce can be as sudden as it can be confusing, but that does not have to prevent you from dealing with it on your terms. With proper preparation and some general knowledge about the process, you can really start to understand what is going on, and ...
  • 2-Nov-2015

    What Are the Grounds for Annulment in California?

    Many people erroneously think that an annulment is just another word for a divorce. While both of these legal methods are used to dissolve a marriage, they are not interchangeable terms. Unlike a traditional divorce where you simply end your ...
  • 2-Nov-2015

    Property Division in Divorce

    Whether filing for a divorce was your idea or your spouse's – or maybe it was actually an amicable and mutual agreement between the two of you – you need to start thinking about property division early on in the process. Keeping assets ...
  • 8-Oct-2015

    Enforcing Child Custody and Child Support in California

    When a judge makes a decision regarding child custody, it carries the force of law. Because of this, parents must comply with the terms of the established court order or face strict legal consequences. If a parent fails to cooperate, there are ...
  • 8-Oct-2015

    What Factors Determine My Visitation Rights?

    In California, when courts come to a decision on visitation rights, or "parenting time," they base their ruling on a number of different factors. Ultimately, these decisions always align with the best interests of the child. To determine ...
  • 2-Sep-2015

    Should I Get a Collaborative Divorce?

    Unfortunately, not all married couples live happily ever after. Nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce in the United States, with many of them resulting in heated legal battles over the distribution of property and custody agreements. While divorce ...
  • 2-Sep-2015

    Should I Get an Annulment or a Divorce?

    An annulment is a court procedure that will void or "nullify" a marriage. This is much different from divorce, as it instead treats the marriage like it never existed. Many people prefer to have their marriage annulled instead of going ...
  • 26-Aug-2015

    Prenuptial vs. Postnuptial Agreements

    While getting married can be a joyous occasion filled with smiles and hope for the future, sadly nearly 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. ultimately end in divorce. If you and your spouse should ever split up, determining who gets what can be a ...
  • 5-Jun-2015

    Banning Criminal Court Cases

    Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich is proud to represent clients throughout Riverside County, including the city of Banning, CA. Criminal cases originating in Hemet, Perris, and San Jacinto are heard at the Banning courthouse. Our firm is fully ...