Blog Posts in December, 2016

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  • New CA Laws Affecting Families
    New CA Laws Affecting Families

    Effective January 1, 2017 (unless otherwise noted), California has some new laws going in to effect that help to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of its citizens. Criminal Laws Publishing the ...

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  • Domestic Partnership vs. Marriage in California
    Domestic Partnership vs. Marriage in California

    In California, a registered domestic partnership [RDP] allows each partner all the rights, benefits and obligations as partners in a valid California marriage. However, there are many differences ...

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  • A Case for Denying Child Visitation
    A Case for Denying Child Visitation

    Son (S) was seven years old when his mother (M) died and he began living with his father (F). However, it wasn’t until four years later that an anonymous phone caller informed Social Services that S ...

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  • The Law Offices of Makupson & Howard Named Top Attorneys in Pasadena Magazine
    The Law Offices of Makupson & Howard Named Top Attorneys in Pasadena Magazine

    The Law Offices of Makupson & Howard will be featured in this month’s edition of Pasadena Magazine as Top Attorneys of 2016. This year’s honorees include Attorneys Kristen Howard, Kraig Kibble, ...

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  • The Rich are Different from Us
    The Rich are Different from Us

    Mother [M] and Father [F] were never married, but in 2001, they had a daughter [D] together. M and F never lived together, and D had always lived with M in Pacific Palisades, California – a very ...

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  • Free and Low-Cost Legal Help
    Free and Low-Cost Legal Help

    Many people need legal help, but they are unable to afford it. There are many organizations and agencies that might be of assistance. Some of them are: Legal Aid Agencies and Other Non-Profit Groups ...

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