Recent Posts in Family Law Category

  • Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

    || 23-Jul-2015

    On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court made a historic ruling in favor of nationwide same-sex marriages. In what is considered a victory for the gay rights movement, the court’s decision states that to deny same-sex couples the right to marry is unconstitutional. As a result, all 50 states, including the 14 states that previously held bans, must now grant and recognize these marriages as ...
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  • The Best Interest of the Child

    || 2-Sep-2014

    Understanding the Best Interest of the Child Are you in the midst of a child custody or child support battle as the result of a recent divorce? When negotiating a plan for sharing parenting time or custody of your children, the state will primarily consider the best interests of any children involved. This standard of putting their best interests first is used when deciding custody issues in the ...
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  • After taking part in a national radio broadcast regarding various divorce topics, Attorney Daniel C. Hunter, IV received an invitation to co-author a book titled, A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top Divorce Attorneys in the United States. This book is being published in an effort to raise funds for children and many deserving families throughout the world, with 100% of the proceeds donated through ...
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  • Can I Change My Child Custody Agreement?

    || 16-Apr-2014

    As a parent, there are many reasons why you may feel the need to change an already existing child custody agreement. It could be perhaps that your original custody agreement was not as favorable as it should have been, or that you were persuaded into accepting terms during divorce proceedings which weren't in yours or your child's best interests. Whatever the reason, our firm is here to ...
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  • How is Child Support Calculated?

    || 4-Apr-2014

    When a married couple with children makes the decision to file for divorce, one of the most important aspects of their divorce will be focused around the care and upbringing of their children. Once it has been determine which parent will retain custody of the children, or whether both parents will have equal and shared custody, the next step will be to determine child support. Our state has one of ...
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  • When Can a Man Be Presumed the Legal Father?

    || 16-Dec-2013

    In the state of California, there are multiple scenarios in which a man will be considered the presumed father. This includes a man who is considered the legal father even when he is not the biological father. Here are the scenarios, according to information available on the California Courts website : The man was married to the mother of the child at the time that the child was born or conceived. ...
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  • Attorney Hunter Talks Family Law on The Business Leader Spotlight Show

    || 22-Nov-2013

    Daniel Hunter, our law firm's Mission Viejo divorce attorney, recently had the honor of being featured on The Business Leader Spotlight Show, where he talked about a wide array of topics relating to divorce and family law within the state of California. The Business Leader Spotlight Show is a radio show that conducts interviews with successful business leaders from all over the country so that ...
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