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  • Sexual Assaulting Your Child Will Revoke Your Visitation Rights
    Sexual Assaulting Your Child Will Revoke Your Visitation Rights

    Mother [M] and father [F] periodically lived together for many years, but never married. In November of 2005, M gave birth to their first child, a daughter [D] In October of 2007, D (at 23 months of ...

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  • Going Above and Beyond to Protect the Children
    Going Above and Beyond to Protect the Children

    In March of 2014, San Francisco police officers encountered Mother [M] walking aimlessly throughout the city with her two children, a son [S1] t and a daughter [D1] then ages 6 and 3. They had been ...

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  • New Domestic Partnership Laws in California for 2019
    New Domestic Partnership Laws in California for 2019

    On Tuesday, July 31, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law allowing opposite-sex couples under the age of 62 to register as domestic partners. The bill was authored by San Francisco ...

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  • Reasonable Child Support Costs for Education
    Reasonable Child Support Costs for Education

    Mother [M] and Father [F] were never married, but shared a child together [C]. M was legally granted both legal and physical custody of [C] via a court order in 2015. F was ordered to pay M child ...

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  • Cocaine Use Does Not Belong in the Family Home
    Cocaine Use Does Not Belong in the Family Home

    In March of 2017, Mother [M] went to her doctor’s office and requested help for cocaine addiction. The doctor contacted the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services [DCFS] to get ...

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  • Autism Spectrum and Conservatorship
    Autism Spectrum and Conservatorship

    P is a person with autism spectrum disorder. She is an adult, but her mother [M] was concerned that she could not care for herself. M petitioned the court to be P’s guardian along with P’s older ...

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