Blog Posts in December, 2019

  • 23-Dec-2019

    Marsy's Law: The Victim's Bill of Rights

    In 2008, California was the first state to pass constitutional amendment recognizing what is known as “The Victim’s Bill of Rights.” Also known as “Marsy’s Law,” California’s Victim’s Bill of Rights was ...
  • 23-Dec-2019

    California Parentage Law in 2020

    Recently, the California legislature amended the Family Law Code, so the legal provisions and benefits of paternity determinations may be available for members of the LGBT community who want to start families using methods of Assisted Reproduction ...
  • 18-Dec-2019

    Challenging the Custody Evaluator's Recommendations

    In child custody cases, California courts decide what custody arrangement the parties must comply with upon divorce. Under California law, courts are required to make custody determinations based on the child’s best interest. Generally, ...
  • 16-Dec-2019

    Recent Data on International Parental Abductions

    What Is the Hague Abduction Convention? In 1980, countries from around the world came together to sign the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—also known as the Hague Abduction Convention—a multilateral ...