When you are facing any type of legal difficulty it can be challenging, at best. When you have a complex legal issue, such as adoption, custody, support or another family matter, it can shake your financial stability and also the association with those involved in the case. Regardless of whether it is dissolution or a child custody issues, The Law Offices of Joseph Torri can help. We are a skilled family law firm in El Monte, California and can offer you knowledgeable guidance during you divorce, adoption, child custody, and child support case.
Most people get married with happily ever after on their minds, however; nearly thirty percent of all marriages end in divorce. When children are involved in a divorce the matters can become drastically worse. It is important to resolve matters in mediation and not to involve the children. Child custody cases are usually heated and difficult; this is why it is essential to have a good attorney fighting for you. At The Law Offices of Joseph Torri, we have many years of legal experience to help ensure your rights are protect.
Divorce Cases in El Monte
A family law attorney can help in difficult matters of dissolution or divorce. The ending of a marriage is like death for most people, which is why The Law Offices of Joseph Torri is here to help. While the divorce rate has declined in recent years, still a shocking amount of those couples who walk down the aisle end up splitting. Common reasons to end a marriage are infidelity, financial troubles, emotional or physical abuse, strain and the occasional mid-life crisis.
In the United States, you can end your marriage without having legal “grounds”. Today, anyone can end their marriage for any reason, there does not have to be an issue like adultery or incompatibility.
Furthermore, some states necessitate spouses to comply by their residency restrictions before they can file in their courts; California is such a state. There are a plethora of issues that require an attorney, like issues such as alimony and child support. It is best for a spouse to come to an agreement on all items, if no agreement can be reached, then the courts must be asked for help in making a decision. Having The Law Offices of Joseph Torri on your side is essential for a great outcome on your case.
When parents decide to separate, there will need to be a child custody arrangement agreed upon. The court will review and approve such an arrangement. Oftentimes, an agreement cannot be reached and the court is forced to intervene. The court always takes into consideration the best interest of the child, they look at:
- The home atmosphere of each parent
- Finances, health and overall well-being of the parent seeking custody
- Any drug use, or violence
- Current custody agreement being used
- Relationship of child and parent
- The child’s wishes
This is one of the most delicate legal matters most people will face in their lives. The need for an attorney, who is well versed in family law matters, is essential. During this emotional time, having the comfort of a lawyer, as well as the legal representation is highly recommended.
Adopting a child is one of the most loving things that a couple can do for a child. Whether it is a private arrangement or one from a California state agency, adoption is a life changing event. Having a lawyer that can represent the happy couple or the opposing part in an adoption is critical. The adoption laws are very complicated in California so making sure that every form is filled out and rule is followed takes a family law specialist. While many people try to file the petition on their own, they soon find that the paperwork and understanding the process is overwhelming. At The Law Offices of Joseph Torri, you will find a lawyer who will listen and who can help.
Child support is a financial compensation normally paid on a monthly basis. This support is made by the non-custodial parent to help the custodial parent take care of the child’s needs. Costs associated with child support are: food, clothes, medical needs, education and miscellaneous expense. The law makes the non-custodial parent responsible for the well-being of their children. However; this type of support does not only apply to people that have been married, but anyone who parents a child. Either of the parents can initiate the proceedings to get child support payments from the other parent. While these proceedings can be initiated without the help of a lawyer, it is advisable to have legal representation for a favorable outcome.
Help and Guidance from a Reputable Lawyer
Since 2009, The Law Offices of Joseph Torri has been helping clients just like you with their legal problems. Whether it is child custody, support, dissolution, or any other family law matter, we can help. Located in the beautiful city of El Monte, California, we are serving all of Orange County and surrounding areas.
Call us today at (866) 630-5757 for a free consultation and let us tell you how we can help you with your case family law, divorce, adoption, child custody or child support case.