Santa Barbara Superior Court Implements Additional Service Reductions in Response to COVID-19

Following Santa Barbara County’s public health emergency, the Superior Court of Santa Barbara County has issued a press release announcing further reduction of operations due to increasing risks presented by the COVID-19 virus. The Courts decision to expand closures...

Modification of Orders

Santa Barbara Family Law Attorney Explains Modification of Orders Court orders for child custody, child support, child visitation rights, spousal alimony, and other orders are made based on the facts and situations at the time of trial. But life moves on after divorce...

California Adoptions

Adoption is the legal process of establishing a legal parent-child relationship when the adopting parent is not the child’s biological or birth parent. The state of California has the most adoption cases each year. There are a couple of different types of adoption but...

New Blood Test to Identify Fathers Before Birth

New Blood Test to Identify Fathers Before Birth This is such an interesting new development for family law practitioners and parents-to-be. Steve Ruark for The New York Times It is an uncomfortable question that, in today’s world, is often asked by expectant mothers...