10 Consequences of Divorce You Haven’t Considered

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Divorce brings a wide array of consequences, some more obvious than others. Below, we have outlined 10 consequences of divorce you might not have previously considered. 1) Increased risk for health problems Health problems become more prevalent following divorce. Studies by Frontiers in Psychology and the University of Copenhagen found that divorced adults are less […]

Common Reasons a Judge Could Modify Child Custody in California

Modifying child custody arrangements can be a highly stressful task, but only if you don’t know what to expect. If you are planning on taking your previous custody agreement and making changes to it, there are several common reasons why the judge could deny your request. First and foremost, you must understand that a judge […]

The Purpose of Child Support

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Child support is a legal obligation in which one parent is required to financially contribute towards the needs of their child or children after divorce or separation. The purpose of child support is multifaceted but simple to understand. There are several reasons why both parents are expected to pay for the financial needs of their […]

6 Tips for Winning a Child Custody Case in CA

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Separation and divorce are usually emotionally overwhelming life experiences. When it involves children, the situation is even more challenging and complex. It’s not uncommon for bickering parents to treat child custody like a contest to be won. Winning a child custody case in CA, however, isn’t about you or your spouse. It’s crucial to remember […]

News Release: Law Offices of David R. Monarch Announces Name Change to Monarch Family Law

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Orange County, CA, 21 Oct. 2021 – We’re excited to announce that the Law Offices of David R. Monarch has changed its name to Monarch Family Law. This new name reflects the firm’s expertise and specialty in family law and gives us room to grow even further in that specialty as we assist families. David […]

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney

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Going through a divorce can be emotionally and financially draining. It is a challenging period that requires you to make crucial decisions, including choosing the right divorce attorney to help you through the legal process. There will be many attorneys to choose from, and sifting through your options to find the right divorce attorney can […]

What Are My Options for Ending a Marriage or Domestic Partnership in CA?

If you are ending a marriage or domestic partnership in California, you have three options: divorce, legal separation, and annulment. In this post, we will go over the details of each option so you can make the best choice for your situation. In any case, you will benefit from the help of a divorce lawyer […]