Legal custody is about right and obligation to make major decisions on behalf of your children. These decisions include where your children will live, what….
In some circumstances, grandparents have the right to ask the judge for visitation with their grandchild. Meredith Baker can assist grandparents in asking the Court….
A Guardian ad Litem (“GAL”) is a special attorney who can be appointed to represent a child in a contested custody or relocation case. The….
If a parent leaves their child with you for an extended period of time, and you wish to continue to care for the child, New….
Child Support is determined based on the New Mexico Child Support Guidelines. To calculate support, the Court looks at both parent’s incomes (or potential income,….
When non-married parents have children, the court must determine parentage, custody, timesharing, child support and payment of birth-related expenses. Meredith Baker can assist you in….
Adoption is the legal process by which an individual, or individuals, assume parental rights and responsibilities for a child. There are different forms of adoption. ….
Estate planning is not a topic that most of us are comfortable with, or even think is applicable for our lives. Many of us think,….
Marriage is a unique endeavor in our culture because, in many ways, it is a social and religious institution with traditions and defining values that….
The Children’s Court (called the Child Dependency court in California) is established to protect children from abuse or neglect that occurs in the home. The….