Is This a Date?

When abuse occurs between two unmarried people who are not related to each other and who have never had children together, California Family Law Courts only have power to issue a restraining order if the individuals have a “dating relationship”. Most people can figure out when people are dating or not, but it can be…

Chutzpah Meets Child Support

A man recently lost his attempt in family law court to lower his child support obligation from $1,000.00. According to court papers, about two years after the support order was made, he was only working about 20 hours per week and making $640.00 a month as a telemarketer. He then filed new paperwork that showed…