Parental Leave Expands for California Employees

California employees with blossoming families got an extra bit of good news this month. On October 12 of this year, Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law expanding the California’s leave of absence rules so that more workers can spend time and bond with their newborn babies. This law will take effect January 2018 and expand the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) to cover smaller businesses with fewer employees.

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Guide to California’s Child Support Laws

What is the purpose of child support laws?

The California Family Code 4053 lays out this answer pretty well. This code teaches that the parent’s first and most important obligation is to support their child. This obligation is mutual and based on ability, a mother and father’s income and time with the child should be consistent with the child’s best interest. A child should share in the standard living of both their mother and father. Child support might improve a custodial parent’s standard of living because it would improve a child’s standard of living, meaning that it also reduces the disparity of a mother and father’s standard of living.

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What are California’s Disability Discrimination Laws?

The topic of disability and what can be done to make accommodations for disability at work can sometimes be unclear. California employment law offers a wide range of legal protection for employees who can establish a valid claim for disability discrimination in the workplace. But what constitutes as disability discrimination in the state of California?

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4 Reasons To Start A Business Today

Everyone wants more money, but hardly anyone is willing to start a business of their own to get it. The fact of the matter is, the biggest earners in the world are no longer the kings and sultans (with some exceptions) but from businessmen and businesswomen who were willing to risk it all. The funny thing about the risk of running a business is, it isn’t as risky as you might think.

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5 Ways To Make The Best Of A Divorce

It seems like couples everywhere are calling it quits and ending marriages in divorce at an alarming rate. Thinking about the divorce of loved ones, or yourself, elicits a sense of pity, remorse, and even fear. The stigma of divorce can be even scarier than the actual process, preventing many couples from taking the steps necessary to achieve genuine happiness.

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6 Apps To Help Your Business Legally

Thankfully for startups everywhere, a pen and paper are not our only resources anymore! There are hundreds of gadgets, services and applications to assist your business and improve productivity. Whether you’re a new business, or you have been around for a while, trying to maneuver through the legal aspect of your business can often be complex and confusing. However, there are a few apps that can make this process quicker and simpler. We’ve compiled a list of the six apps you need to download now for your business!

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7 Tips to Get Your Family Through a Divorce

Often times divorce does not only affect the two spouses involved. Even if you did not intend for it, many times your family will be dragged into the discussions, consequences and decisions. Whether your kids are younger or older, divorce can still be hard on everyone included. Even the pets can be affected by divorce! We’ve put together a few simple tips to help guide you through this complicated time.

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3 Ways to Keep Your Child Custody Case Civil

Child custody cases can be some of the most trying times of an adults’ life, but often times it’s much harder for your children. When entering into mediations, it’s important to remember why you want to be with your kids, and take an honest look at whether this is going to benefit the children or you more.

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