The Divorce Process A to Z

How do we handle divorce cases at The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks? While every case is different, and not all cases require each of the steps outlined below, this is a list of what we normally do at our firm when preparing your divorce case, and, if necessary, trying the case.

How Do I Get Child Custody in A California Divorce Case?

The California Child Custody Court Process California’s court process regarding child custody litigation can be very expensive, as well as lengthy. More importantly, contested child custody proceedings are hardly ever in the child’s best interest. Since the California Superior Court prefers to have custody and visitation issues decided outside of the courtroom and in a […]

Can My Family Law Order Be Enforced?

Is the other party to your family law order in violation of the judgment? You probably want to know if the order can be enforced. Your family law order for spousal support, child support, child custody, and child visitation, as well as other issues contained in the judgment, is enforceable by contempt proceedings. Your local […]

When Does the Marital Relationship Actually End?

One question that is often asked, and is very crucial in a divorce case is “when did the relationship actually end?” The answer to that question can have a significant impact on tens, or hundreds of thousands, or even millions of potential community or separate property dollars.

What is the Definition of California Child Support

California Child Support Defined Here in California, the Family Code says that child “support” refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child or an amount owing to a county for reimbursement of public assistance paid on behalf of a child. It also includes past-due support and arrearages; and, for children owed a […]

How Do I Find A Good Divorce Attorney in Fresno?

If you find yourself facing a divorce from your spouse, you essentially have four options as to how to deal with it: 1) represent yourself in court; 2) hire the meanest, “junk-yard dog” attorney you can find; 3) hire an experienced Fresno divorce attorney who will help you through the process; 4) quit your job, […]