Month: October 2020

The Adoption Process

Hello, my name is Frances Gutierrez. I'm an attorney here at the firm. I am going to talk about adoptions. We often receive clients who want to proceed with step-parent adoption. That often arises when a parent leaves the child...

October 30, 2020

Subject Matter Jurisdiction In Cases Involving Child Custody & Visitation

Hi, I'm Ben and I'm here to talk to you about Subject Matter Jurisdiction in cases involving child custody and visitation. Now, subject matter jurisdiction in civil cases typically concerns itself with whether the case should be heard in federal...

October 29, 2020

Community Opportunity Doctrine

Hello, Carla Hartley here. I am discussing today the Community Opportunity Doctrine. The Community Opportunity Doctrine is unique in California to the family code cases that come before it and within the family court cases that we have, it is...

October 26, 2020