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James D. Madden & Aruna P. Rodrigo, Family Law Attorneys

Recent Posts in Children and Divorce Category

5 Effects Divorce Has On Your Children

Divorce can take a toll on not only you, but also your children. It can be traumatic to recognize and accept that a marriage must end. However, in order to help your children through this process, it is helpful to know some common effects divorce can ...

3 Upland Schools Recognized for Better Nutritional Program by USDA

The USDA has recognized three elementary schools in Upland, California as being “healthier” than other schools. Three elementary schools in Upland, including Citrus, Baldy View, and Upland, have accepted the challenge to offer healthier ...

Wage Garnishment for Child Support

When a court orders child support payments to a parent, they almost always order a wage garnishment. Wage garnishments act as a form of income withholding. Part of the noncustodial parent’s paycheck goes towards paying the other parent for ...

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same-Sex Adoption

In a ruling on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned an Alabama Supreme Court order denying a lesbian adoptive mother access to her children. The Supreme Court found the lower court in violation of the constitution. In a unanimous decision on ...

How an Arrest Can Affect Your Parenting Rights

Being a parent can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. There is something to be said about raising a child and watching them grow up to be good adults. However, sometimes people miss their opportunity to raise their children. Many factors can ...

Ways for Stepparents to Connect with Their Stepchildren

Every time stepparents are mentioned, the evil stepmother from Cinderella probably pops into your head. Stepparents have become stereotyped as the bad parent, out to replace a child’s birth parent. It can difficult to fight the stigma in the ...

5 Tips on Co-Parenting During the School Year

The new school year can be both exciting and nerve racking for not only students, but newly divorced parents as well. It can be tricky navigating the new waters of separation while parenting your child. Your kids might be apprehensive about not only ...

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