Blog Posts in October, 2016

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  • The Court Determines Visitation, Not the Child
    The Court Determines Visitation, Not the Child

    K was born in October of 2004 and lived with his mother and her boyfriend. K had no contact with his biological father. In fact, according to K’s mother, she and K had had no contact with his father ...

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  • Breaking Up Brangelina Part III
    Breaking Up Brangelina Part III

    On September 19, 2016, Academy Award winning actress Angelina Jolie petitioned for divorce from actor Brand Pitt. California law states that Pitt had until October 19, 2016 to respond to Jolie’s ...

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  • When There is Enough
    When There is Enough "Abandonment" for Adoption

    In 2005, M and S began a romantic relationship and then lived together off-and-on for four and one half years. However, during that time, S abused drugs and alcohol. At one point during their time ...

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  • Defining a Dating Relationship for Violence Protection Purposes
    Defining a Dating Relationship for Violence Protection Purposes

    Jane is a professional cyclist. She met John while she was touring, and they became friends. They spent time together, went out to dinner occasionally, and affectionately hugged each other. They had ...

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  • Breaking Up Brangelina Part II
    Breaking Up Brangelina Part II

    As of September 30, 2016, there is no record that Brad Pitt has filed his response to Angelina Jolie’s Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. However, according to The Los Angeles Times, TMZ and other ...

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