Legal Questions

Child Support and Unemployment

By Schonauer Law on Aug 31, 2016 at 04:12 AM in Legal Questions

Will I be put in jail if I don't have money to pay child support?

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Serving and Filing Court Documents

By Schonauer Law on Apr 25, 2016 at 08:58 AM in Legal Questions

My boyfriend was served divorce papers from his ex. They have been separated for over a year but the divorce process never began. He mailed in his response papers to the court which is 7 hours up north.

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Child's preference in custody disputes

By Schonauer Law on Apr 22, 2016 at 08:37 PM in Legal Questions

I understand that the child's preference is considered in CA

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Character of the Family Home

By Schonauer Law on Dec 28, 2015 at 03:50 PM in Legal Questions

A family’s largest investment is often the home they live in. A family home is can be purchased and financed in a variety of ways. When a family dissolves, one household becomes two, and community property must be divided, it's difficult to determine each spouse’s respective ownership interest in the family residence, even experienced attorney’s get it wrong.

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Can spouse inherit if we have been separated for years?

By Schonauer Law on Sep 15, 2015 at 03:18 PM in Legal Questions

Can spouse inherit if we have been separated for years?

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Payments Made Toward Separate Property House

By Schonauer Law on Sep 09, 2015 at 02:05 PM in Legal Questions

QUESTION: During our marriage, community funds were used to pay down principal, property taxes, and make major renovations and upgrades on residence owned by Petitioner prior to the marriage.

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Is 5 pages single spaced good or too long pissing off the judge?

By Schonauer Law on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:11 AM in Legal Questions

Is 5 pages single spaced good or too long pissing off the judge? I really want to write about all of the things happening and it is not redundant, but judges are very busy and quickly review things before you talk to them and I have no attorney. Should I cut it down and leave a bunch of stuff out?

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16 year old girl became pregnant by her 20-year old friend

By Schonauer Law on Aug 19, 2015 at 10:42 AM in Legal Questions

a person who engages in an act of sexual intercourse with a minor, who is not his or her spouse, is guilty of statutory rape. Statutory rape is a “strict” liability crime. That means there is no “knowledge” component.

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