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Active military personnel have certain rights that civilians do not have

In a military divorce, you need to make sure that the court where you file for divorce has jurisdiction over your marriage. If your spouse is currently overseas, but is planning to return to California, and you meet the residency requirements for divorcing in California, you will likely file in California.
http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-divorce-attorneys/a-guide-to-a-california-divorce-for-members-of-the-military/
A Guide to a California Divorce for Members of the Military. If you have any questions about filing for divorce while either you or your spouse are in the military, or if both of you are in the military, it is important that you contact a divorce attorney with experience in military divorces.
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After Serving My Spouse How do I Move Forward in an Orange County California Divorce? If you’re considering divorce, contact the attorneys at Yanez & Associates to schedule your free initial consultation.
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You will have to wait 30 days from the date that your spouse or registered domestic partner was served so that he or she has the opportunity to respond. You have the option to request temporary orders if you wish to, but discuss these options with your attorney prior to submitting paperwork.
http://www.yanezlaw.com/family-law-frequently-asked-questions/documents-to-file-for-my-dissolution-of-marriage-in-oc-california/
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Can a Separated Unmarried Mother Move Away from Orange County California without the Father’s Permission?
Any mother has the legal right to move away at any time. However, the way that her child custody rights will be affected can vary depending on the custody order in that is in place when she chooses to move.

There are many reasons that a mother may want to relocate; any parent who wishes to relocate with children will need to modify the existing custody agreement, especially if taking the children on the move is important.

http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-child-custody/can-a-separated-unmarried-mother-move-away-from-california-without-the-fathers-permission/
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Should I start Collecting All Relevant Documents for my OC divorce
During your divorce, you will need access to several kinds of legal and financial documents from your marriage. These can include information on all bank accounts, property you own, loans and other debts, credit cards, brokerage statements, tax records, insurance policies, retirement accounts, vehicle registrations, estate planning documents like wills or trusts, and more.
http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-divorce-attorneys/are-there-benefits-to-filing-for-divorce-first-in-california/
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Awarded joint custody, but cannot see child, what is my recourse?
If you do not know where your child is or are not allowed to see him or her, you can contact your local district attorney and ask for assistance from the Child Abduction and Recovery Unit.

Your final option, and the most serious action you can take, is to file a contempt of a court order case with your local court. If your child’s other parent is found to be in contempt of a child custody order, he or she can face serious consequences, and it is likely that you will be able to spend time with your child. However, proving a contempt case can be difficult and it is best done with the assistance of a skilled California child custody attorney.
http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-child-custody/awarded-joint-custody-cannot-see-child-what-is-my-recourse/
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If My Spouse Lives Outside CA How Do I Serve Divorce Petition for my California divorce? If you are ready to file for divorce, it is in your best interest to contact an attorney. Schedule your free initial consultation today with the OC divorce lawyers at Yanez & Associates.
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Alternative Dispute Resolution in Southern California
There are two main types of alternative dispute resolution in California: divorce mediation and collaborative law; otherwise, you may be facing a Litigated Divorce, which can be expensive.

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Is it Wise, Getting a Divorce in OC California Without an Attorney? If you are considering a divorce, it is advised that you consult with a divorce attorney at the very least. Contact the attorneys at Yanez & Associates to schedule your free initial consultation.
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Whether or not You Can Appear in an Orange County family law Court, File and Serve a Written Response. It is never a good idea to ignore an ex-part; therefore, whether or not You Can Appear in family law Court, File and Serve a Written Response
http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-family-law/i-was-just-served-with-an-ex-parte-in-orange-county-ca/
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Disputing Paternity in California; Ending a Father’s Parental Rights

Depending on how paternity is being established, there are various ways to dispute it.

If paternity has not yet been established, the father will need to attempt to establish paternity. If he volunteers for a paternity test and the results state that there is a high likelihood that he is the father, he can ask for a trial regarding the issue of paternity in his favor, using the DNA results as evidence. Unless you can show that it is not in the best interest of the child for the father to have rights, the court will likely grant them. DNA testing can be done prior to the birth of the child, but it can be difficult and dangerous for the mother and the child.

http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-family-law/in-california-can-i-terminate-the-fathers-rights-prior-to-the-birth/
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How Can an Ex Parte Order help me and my family in Irvine California?
An ex parte order is generally a temporary order regarding a family issue. A temporary custody order or a temporary restraining order are both kinds of ex parte orders that a court may issue.

The idea behind an ex parte order in these situations is that it can provide protection until a court hearing can be held. An ex parte order simply speeds up the process of obtaining orders that can provide certain protections.

http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-family-law/what-should-i-know-about-ex-partes-before-requesting-one-in-irvine-ca/
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Does Religion Enter into the Determination of Child Custody in Orange County, California?

In the United States, a parent’s religion and child custody should have no effect on the outcome of a custody case. A child’s parents have the right to decide what a child’s religion will be while that child is under 18.

http://www.yanezlaw.com/california-family-law/does-religion-enter-into-the-determination-of-child-custody/
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Orange County Divorce & Family Law Attorneys of The Family Law Offices of Yanez & Associates is located in the city of Orange, Orange County California. Our firm strives to offer the most fulfilling and client oriented legal experience for all clients going through a divorce or any legal matter. Prior offices were located in Norwalk, Anaheim, Santa Ana and Tustin.

Attorney Bettina Yanez is a California Certified Family Law Specialist; in other words, she is consider an expert in the field of Family Law in the State of California.

The Firm's mission is to help families regain their lives, establish their self worth and achieve peace of mind.

We are proud of our proven track record in helping families with divorce, child custody, child visitation, domestic violence, property division; paternity. Our firm has established attorneys available to assist you with your legal needs.  The founding attorney, Bettina Yanez is approved to represent children as Minor's Counsel for the Orange County Superior Court and holds three County Contracts representing indigent clients with Contempt of Court actions, Paternity and indigent Minor's Counsel.  When you retain Yanez & Associates you can rest assured that you are in the hands of experienced attorneys with over 40 years of proven litigation experience. 

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California Certified Family Law Specialist, Past President and Board Member of Orange County Barristers, Currently on the Board of the Orange County Women Lawyers, Member of the Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Immigration Section, Hispanic Bar Association
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