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Month: November 2020

Hearsay In California

Hi, I'm Ben Vojtik, and I'm here to talk to you about hearsay in California. Hearsay is an out-of-court statement offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted. Now, to better explain this concept I'm going to use a...

November 24, 2020

Step-Parent and Independent Relative Adoptions

Hello everyone. My name is Frances Gutierrez. I'm an attorney here at the firm. I have been talking about adoptions, step-parent adoptions and independent relative adoptions. In both types of adoptions, the court here in Ventura county can order that...

November 20, 2020

Venue in Family Law Proceedings

Hi, I'm Ben Vojtik, and I'm here to talk to you about venue in family law proceedings. In California, venue concerns itself with which county’s superior court is going to hear the matter going forward. Now the different types of...

November 19, 2020

Independent Relative Adoptions

Hello everyone. My name is Frances Gutierrez. I'm an attorney here at the firm. I want to talk about independent relative adoptions. We receive a lot of cases where the relative of a minor child seeks to adopt them as...

November 10, 2020

Personal Jurisdiction In Family Law Cases

Hi, I'm Ben Vojtik. I'm here to talk to you about personal jurisdiction in family law cases. Now, personal jurisdiction is required for a court to make orders affecting your person. Can the court order you to pay child support?...

November 4, 2020

Hague Convention Cases

For parents seeking to establish or enforce child custody and visitation rights in other countries, or to have an abducted child returned to his or her country of habitual residence, the Hague Abduction Convention (HAC) may provide an effective remedy....

November 3, 2020