Family Law Issues? You Don’t Have to Go Through It Alone

If you are in the midst of a significant dispute with members of your family, such as a contentious divorce or custody battle, there is the possibility that you may be feeling frustrated, lonely and anxious about the future. These feelings are perfectly understandable. Most people view family as a bedrock and foundation upon which …

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Family Dispute Resolutions that Work

Not all family disputes have to be resolved in court. Depending on your unique circumstances, it may be possible to achieve a resolution to your family dispute outside of the courtroom. Avenues for pursuing a family dispute resolution without escalating the matter to litigation include mediation, arbitration, and collaboration. Let’s take a look at each.  …

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Immigration Laws In the Biden Administration 

Now that it is clear who our next president will be, we can look ahead and contemplate what President-elect Biden will put forth with regard to immigration policy.    As seen in his “Plan for Securing our Values as a Nation of Immigrants”, Joe Biden has promised to work with Congress to pass an amnesty for undocumented immigrants.  Andrew Arthur …

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Child Custody and Visitation During the Holidays – Important Info You Need to Know 

  The holidays are a cherished time of year since they afford the opportunity to enjoy time with family. However, if you are a divorced parent raising a child through a custody agreement, the holidays could be fraught with tension, resentment and anger regarding which parent gets to spend a specific amount of time, or …

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The Full Guide To Child Visitation Rights in California

Establishing child custody and visitation rights in California are some of the most emotionally-charged and contentious issues when divorcing your spouse or separating from your partner. It is important to have an experienced and knowledgeable family attorney on your side to help ensure your visitation rights are established and protected during the proceedings. Legal Standard …

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Everything You Need to Know About Revenge Porn Laws in California

The revenge porn laws in California frequently come into play when discussing domestic violence as well as Family Code section 6320. Understanding California’s revenge porn law will help you minimize the negative effects of the abuse and increase the perpetrator’s chances of justice.  What Is Revenge Porn?  Revenge porn is a case when someone shares …

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Family Petitions Overview

Family Petitions Overview There are several categories of family-based immigration petitions.  Examples include spousal applications, parents applying for their children or individuals applying for siblings, to name a few.  This article is intended only to serve as an overview of the more commonly-seen petitions. Applying for a Spouse If you are a lawful permanent resident …

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Complimentary Consultation for Domestic Violence Restraining Order Matters

Castro Law Offices is currently providing complimentary 30-minute consultation for individuals with Domestic Violence Restraining Order matters in counties of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano*