1. What You Need To Know Going Into A Child Custody Battle

    Child custody battles can be draining and difficult to go through. No matter if you’re going through a separation, a divorce, or if you were never married in the first place the constant back and forth struggle of a child custody battle is filled with fear, dread, and despondency. To ensure that you are able to give your child the best life possible, you need to choose the best path for your chi…Read More

  2. What Are The Rights Of An Unmarried Father In California?

    It can be heartbreaking to know you don’t have the ability to see and spend time with your child/ren whenever you would like to. If you are an unmarried father it can be even more difficult because of the limited resources unmarried fathers have access to. A bond between a father and his child/ren is very special. No matter if the father is married, unmarried, separated, or going through a divor…Read More

  3. The Basics About Prenuptial Agreements

    Prenuptial agreements: you’ve probably heard the term several times before when it comes to celebrities or even something your parents talked to you about. If you have accumulated assets that are important to you, it might be a good idea to learn more about a prenuptial agreement. For instance, if a cabin in your family has been passed down for generations and you just acquired it or you’ve ma…Read More

  4. The Basics About Child Support

    At Lopez & Wilmert, LLP, a family law firm, we understand that you need to protect your children and their futures. Divorce is very stressful and those involved can sometimes forget the bigger picture and become consumed in petty arguments. Occasionally, the children aren’t taken into consideration and begin to feel the stress of the situation as well. Child support is one of the biggest iss…Read More

  5. What a Move Away Order Means

    We already know that divorce is a messy situation. When you throw a parent thinking about moving away into the mix, another dimension is added to this already complex maze. However, it may be necessary for a parent to relocate be it for work, a new marriage, or just a change in lifestyle. This change will not only affect the parent, but also their child and former spouse. Visitation rights are a k…Read More

  6. What To Do When They Won’t Pay Their Child Support

    Child support isn't there to punish one of the parents. It's there to ensure the continued care of their children. Our family lawyers in La Mesa know, though, that all too often a parent can decide to no longer pay their child support. If that's happening to you, you need to know that there options available to help you enforce the court order to pay child support and get the money that you and yo…Read More

  7. Why You Should Consider Getting a Prenuptial Agreement

    If you are getting married soon, the last thing on your mind should be a divorce! However, planning for the worst-case scenario is always a good idea. Before you start your life together, it's smart to have a plan in place just in case you or your partner decide they would like to end the marriage. Here are three reasons you should come visit our divorce lawyers in La Mesa before you get marrie…Read More

  8. What To Know About Child Custody

    Your child’s best interests are always at the forefront of your mind. You want to make sure that everything is best for his or her wellbeing. When you go through a divorce, sometimes you forget that your child’s best interests need to come first. Getting a divorce can be challenging for everyone involved, and it’s hard to overcome your own sorrows to ensure your child is doing okay with the …Read More

  9. What To Know About Adoption

    Adoption is a beautiful and joyous decision for both parents and children. There are many different kinds of adoption ranging from domestic, international, stepparent, and adult adoption. No matter the type of adoption you want to do, it can bring a lot of joy to many different people. If you’re a couple who is unable to conceive a baby, if you want to give a child without a home a good life, or…Read More

  10. Beginning Your Divorce

    Sometimes life doesn’t go the way we want it. No matter how hard we work to get what we want, life doesn’t turn out the way we imagine it. When you are facing a divorce, child support, or a paternity issue, it’s always nice to have someone in your corner. At Lopez and Wilmert, a law firm for family law located in La Mesa, CA, we want to help you get your life back on track. We have dedicated…Read More