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Minor’s Counsel: The Attorney for Your Child

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“It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.” Niccolo Machiavelli Involving a child in a custody and visitation hearing is avoided at all costs. Even though parents have a right to call their child to testify in custody hearings, in practice, it rarely happens. In high conflict custody cases, the...

COVID-19-Family Law Custody & Visitation Problems, Solutions, And Realities

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“There are decades when nothing happens-and there are weeks when decades happen.” Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin The courthouse doors have been closed to the non-essential public. The two super-heroes of the law, Lady Justice and Due Process are quarantined against their will.  The Corona Virus or COVID-19 has paralyzed the...

“Meth Babies” in the California Dependency Court System

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'The greatest souls are capable of the greatest vices as well as the greatest virtues, and those who go forward only very slowly can progress much further if they always keep the right path, than those who wander and run off of it." -Rene Descartes At the Law Offices of...

What Are the Best Tips for Hiring a Family Law Attorney in California?

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At the Law Offices of Kyle R. Puro, our family law attorney in Long Beach, California knows that major life decisions unfold in our office, and none of those personal choices should be left to chance by partnering with a lawyer who is not the right fit for your needs....

How to Get the Right Judge at the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court

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Be prepared to walk into the Los Angeles Superior Court Edelman D. Edelman Children’s Court for the first time. This morning, I was waiting on the first floor lobby for the detention calendar. That is the list of children being brought into court for the first time and what courtroom...

Los Angeles County Ex Parte Procedures for Temporary Emergency Custody

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I want to Ex Parte with You  I am constantly receiving calls from parents who want to rush into court on an emergency basis to change custody.  Generally, to establish or change a child custody order, it requires a parent to file a Request for Order (RFO) with California Judicial...