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Celebrity parenting plans may help California parents who divorce

Many California residents enjoy following the lives of their favorite Hollywood stars. Some take their fashion cues from trending celebrities. Others feel like they can relate to various stories regarding the personal lives of their favorite stars, especially regarding divorce and custody issues. Numerous celebrities, such as Chris Pratt, Anna Faris, Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom, have developed parenting plans that may inspire others to keep their children's best interests in mind and to try to avoid conflict at all costs.

In which family law category do pet disputes in divorce belong?

California spouses filing paperwork to end their marriages in 2019 likely understand that the process ahead may include some serious challenges. Especially if children are involved, numerous issues must be negotiated and resolved before a fair and agreeable settlement can be achieved. What about pets? In divorce, should disputes over a cat, dog or other animal be resolved as custody issues or in property division proceedings?

Child custody battle brewing between Jenelle Evans and her ex

Jenelle Evans is a familiar name in many California households, especially those that include fans of the reality TV show "Teen Mom." Evans and her fellow cast members are gearing up for their second season, which in her case, may be clouded by child custody problems she is currently facing regarding her ex boyfriend and her son. The child was reportedly staying with his father for a weekend visit when problems arose.

California property division: Things to know before divorce

Deciding that a marriage is over is an intensely personal decision. Such a decision often leads to divorce and property division proceedings. It is always a good idea to learn about the ins and outs of such proceedings in California ahead of time, rather than possibly facing unexpected surprises in court.  

NBA retiree will be paying less child support now

After a 14-plus-year career in the NBA, Matt Barnes retired in 2017. He also got divorced from the mother of his two sons. He recently welcomed another son into the world in his current relationship with model Anansa Sims. As many California parents can relate, Barnes told the court that he could no longer afford to pay child support according to the existing terms of his agreement.  

Typical childhood reactions parents can expect in divorce

When two California parents decided to end their marriage, it is not only the couple themselves but children and other extended family members who are affected by the decision. Children react to divorce in many different ways, often depending on the age of the child but also due to the unique personality of each child. Parents who learn as much as they can about typical childhood reactions to such situations may be better able to provide encouragement and support to their kids.  

Woman blows up her wedding dress after divorce

There is no one way to come to terms with a marriage falling apart. Such situations often lead to divorce, and every California couple handles their circumstances in their own way. A woman in another state decided she wanted to celebrate the ending of her marriage, so she invited her family and friends to join her for a party at her father's farm; she also blew up her wedding dress.  

Jesse Williams ordered to pay more than $50,000 in child support

California fans of the popular TV show "Grey's Anatomy" are familiar with one of the show's stars, Jesse Williams. Although he has captured the hearts of fans in this state and throughout the nation, Williams has been going through a rough child support and custody battle with his former wife. Some empathizing parents across the nation say Williams is definitely getting the short end of the stick.

Divorce: How to keep stress levels low regarding parenting issues

When you realized your marriage was about to end, you may have started thinking more about your future. Thoughts regarding divorce, as well as where you'll live and how you will divide parenting time, may have occupied your mind. Like most good parents in California, you want what is best for your kids; however, if you and your spouse don't agree on how to interpret that, problems may arise.

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