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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for California on
Q: Is there a separate evidence code for probate matters?
Gary D. Sparks
Gary D. Sparks answered on Nov 10, 2010

No, the California Evidence Code applies in probate matters, as well as the California Probate Code.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for California on
Q: Can the state take away any inhartence if i owe child support
Gary D. Sparks
Gary D. Sparks answered on Nov 10, 2010

The State has a broad array of powers available to it when it comes to collecting past due child support. One of the powers is the ability to levy against bank accounts. Another is to place a lien on property. If your inheritance is sitting in a bank account, then yes, the State very well might... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for California on
Q: A 612 rule of the court clerk can the respondent file a exstention
Gary D. Sparks
Gary D. Sparks answered on Nov 10, 2010

There is no California Rule of Court 612. You will need to be more specific with respect to your request so that we can provide an answer to you.

4 Answers | Asked in Divorce for California on
Q: How much does a divorce cost in california?
Gary D. Sparks
Gary D. Sparks answered on Nov 10, 2010

This is a complicated question to answer. The Court filing fees are easy... the "first paper" filing fee in California's superior courts is $395. After that, motions and most other court fees range from $20 - $60 or so. Attorney fees are another matter.

On average, we have found that the...
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