Divorce & Custody Resources for California

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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn California, the child is emancipated when child turns 18, or if child is in high school, then 19 or graduation from high school, whichever is first.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: California
CALIFORNIA - Welf. & Inst. Code -§§ 361, 361.5(b), (h), (i), 366.26(c)(1)
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or DeficiencyYes
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ IncarcerationYes
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain ContactYes
Failure to Provide SupportYes
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/DependentYes
Child's Best Interest 
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less) 
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Child suffering from extreme emotional damage
• Location of parent(s) unknown
• Voluntary relinquishment
• Parent has abducted the child
• Conception result of sexual abuse

California Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for California
California Parenting
Plan Generator
California Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in California

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