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    • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

      "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

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    • To Stay or Not to Stay, That is the Question!

      "Never spend your money before you have earned it."--Thomas Jefferson What if I told you that if you and your spouse reside in the same residence, despite knowing that you have separated, your spouse ...

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    • Do I Have to Pay Spousal Support?

      I don’t want to have to pay spousal support to my ex for the rest of our lives. Are there any options available to me? We have been married for 22 years and all three of our children are now adults. ...

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    • Welcome, Again!

      My name is Shauna M. Albright. I have been practicing Family Law for thirteen years now and would like to believe that I have seen it all. I have appeared in court hundreds of times on custody and ...

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    • I Don't Want My Children to Move Away

      It has happened. You just received news from your children’s other parent that they are moving out of town and planning to take the children with them. Questions are racing around your mind: How can ...

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    • Moving with the Children - Considerations Before Court

      A common issue in custody cases is one of distance – what happens when one parent wants to move with the children? In my years as a Family Law Attorney, I have seen a number of situations where a ...

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    • Custody and Visitation During the Holidays

      The holiday season is a time for friends and family to get together and create lasting memories. Your children cannot wait to make S'mores and drink hot chocolate while watching their favorite holiday ...

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    • How much is child support in CA?

      A question I am often asked is, “How much is child support?” The honest answer does not bring much comfort to my clients: “It depends.” Child support is a calculation that the State of California has ...

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    • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

      "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

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    • Sherri Sheppard... You are the Mother!

      Sherri Sheppard . . . YOU ARE THE MOTHER! At first blush, this reads like an episode of The Maury Povich show. However, this time a Pennsylvania court had to determine who is the legal mother of ...

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    • Help! The Other Parent Is Denying Me Visitations During the Pandemic

      As we continue to practice social distancing and fall into our new normal, I and my legal team have been inundated with calls from moms and dads just like you wanting to know what steps can be taken ...

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    • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

      "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

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    • Can an Abusive Parent Maintain Visitations?

      My ex-boyfriend has a heart condition and started drinking heavily which caused an interaction with his medication. One night he was very agitated and began hitting me and choked our daughter. He has ...

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    • Be Prepared & Document Your Divorce in California

      Take a financial snapshot at the time of separation. There is no way to be truly prepared for the shock of a divorce. Even if you have been discussing it for months, or even years, making that final ...

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    • How to Navigate Your Child's Transition Back Into The School Year

      As Fall begins, our children head back to school. This can create challenges for separated parents, from disagreements about which school to attend to adjusting to a new schedule. Your time with your ...

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    • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

      "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

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    • Prepare to ask the Court to allow you to move with your children

      Things change when parents separate. You may have been offered a promising new job in another city, or your new spouse has a job offer. You have your sights set on the positives of the move – a pay ...

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    • Moving with the Children - Considerations Before Court

      A common issue in custody cases is one of distance – what happens when one parent wants to move with the children? In my years as a Family Law Attorney, I have seen a number of situations where a ...

      Read More
    • How to Navigate Your Child's Transition Back Into The School Year

      As Fall begins, our children head back to school. This can create challenges for separated parents, from disagreements about which school to attend to adjusting to a new schedule. Your time with your ...

      Read More
    • What Do I Need to Know During Uncertain Times?

      Over the past couple weeks, I have received many phone calls from parents wanting to know how the courts are going to handle cases moving forward. It’s true. We are in a state of uncertainty. There ...

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    • Congratulations to Samantha Armijo

      I would like to take a moment to congratulate my paralegal, Samantha Armijo, on achieving her second certification from the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations! Samantha has been an asset to ...

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    • Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

      THE LAW OFFICES OF SHAUNA M. ALBRIGHT IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT SAMANTHA ARMIJO HAS OBTAINED THE DISTINCTION OF CERTIFIED PARALEGAL . As of March 2016, Samantha Armijo has successfully completed the ...

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    • Happy Father's Day!

      " I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom." -Umberto Eco HAPPY FATHER'S DAY ...

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    • Welcome, Again!

      My name is Shauna M. Albright. I have been practicing Family Law for thirteen years now and would like to believe that I have seen it all. I have appeared in court hundreds of times on custody and ...

      Read More
    • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

      "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

      Read More
    • Hello. My Name Is...

      My ex-girlfriend and I have a six-month old daughter. We separated while my ex was still pregnant and I was not at the hospital when our daughter was born because she did not call me. My daughter was ...

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    • Can an Abusive Parent Maintain Visitations?

      My ex-boyfriend has a heart condition and started drinking heavily which caused an interaction with his medication. One night he was very agitated and began hitting me and choked our daughter. He has ...

      Read More
    • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

      "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

      Read More
    • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

      "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

      Read More
    • To Stay or Not to Stay, That is the Question!

      "Never spend your money before you have earned it."--Thomas Jefferson What if I told you that if you and your spouse reside in the same residence, despite knowing that you have separated, your spouse ...

      Read More
    • Do I Have to Pay Spousal Support?

      I don’t want to have to pay spousal support to my ex for the rest of our lives. Are there any options available to me? We have been married for 22 years and all three of our children are now adults. ...

      Read More