Whether you need assistance in the amicable resolution of a child custody matter or in a hostile divorce with significant assets at stake, we can help.
Family law is an emotionally charged part of our legal system; often resulting from the break down of a domestic relationship.
Whether due to divorce or legal separation, child custody issues, paternity challenges, property settlements, attaining grandparents’ rights, or legal guardianship, understanding your unique situation is what makes Rupert Corkill the right choice.
When the time is right we also joyfully guide our clients through third-party and step-parent adoptions. Family Law Attorney Rupert Corkill's office is based in the heart of Redding, CA. With more than 16 years of experience, Rupert will represent you with compassion and experience; backed by our successful track record. When the health, future, and safety of your family is at stake, call the Law Office of Rupert Corkill.
A strong relationship with your lawyer makes a formidable team and may be the most important part of your case. If your legal matters require special attention and finesse contact us for a low cost consultation.
As a result, you will leave our offices knowing we have reached the best possible outcome for your case.
We are ready to answer your concerns so contact us today at (530) 209-9593 to schedule a low cost initial 15 minute consultation or visit us at 1725 Oregon St, Redding, CA.Contact Us
Divorce, especially a contentious divorce, is an intensely challenging period. The legal dissolution of a marriage brings up emotions that means sound financial and life decisions are difficult to consider alone.
If you are considering a divorce in Redding, California you need the Law Office of Rupert Corkill on your side.
There are many reasons a couple may choose to dissolve their marriage, such as:
A divorce may bring many questions about your future financial security but when it comes to negotiating your divorce financial settlement, we will always fight for the best possible outcome so you can establish a secure foundation for your future.
Regardless of the reasons you are choosing to divorce, we will give you the representation you need. If you need help in the following areas listed below give us a call to set up a time to meet.
We are at your side and ready to answer your concerns so contact us today at (530) 209-9593 to schedule a low cost initial 15 minute consultation. Our office is located in the heart of downtown Redding, 1725 Oregon St, Redding, CA.
We offer affordable, reasonable legal fees and tailor make our services to meet our clients’ needs. Contact us today to speak to a professional family lawyer.
How is property divided at divorce in California?
California is a community property state. This means that any income earned by either spouse during the marriage, and all property bought with those earnings, are considered marital property that is owned equally by each spouse or partner. At divorce, the property is divided equally between the spouses or partners.
What is the residency requirement for divorce in California?
At least one spouse must be a resident of California for 6 months or 180 days before filing for divorce, though there are exceptions that would allow us to help you earlier; even the first day you move to California.Contact Us
Child custody is one of the most difficult and intricate area areas of California family law and Rupert Corkill will guide you through every step of the process.
Under California law, custody arrangements and parenting plans must serve the best interests of the child.
But it’s also important that your rights are remembered in the process.
Rupert Corkill is an experienced child custody lawyer in Redding who has developed many parenting plans and sought necessary modifications of child custody orders as circumstances change.
Our law offices provide comprehensive custody services to clients across Northern California.
Child support issues are usually the result of other family law issues, such as:
We understand what is at stake in these cases, and work diligently to ensure that you continue to have a meaningful presence in your children's lives after the divorce has been finalized.
There are many complex issues that need to be addressed in any parenting plan, including:
As your attorney, Rupert Corkill will work to map out the best strategy based on your unique situation.
It is important for parents to reach an agreement on a parenting plan whenever possible. If they can't, the court will determine one for them.
Once the court has entered an order, a formal request for modification must be made to get it changed. Mr. Corkill has been successful at helping clients resolve their disputes and to develop a mutually agreeable parenting plan.
Contact our office today to discuss your child custody questions. We offer a low cost 15-minute consultation to all new clients.
We are available during regular business hours (often as late as 10 pm, as clients are given Rupert's direct cell phone number). You can reach us by phone at 530-209-9593 or via e-mail to schedule an appointment.
What are the rules about child custody in California?
Like all states, California courts begin with a presumption that it's best for a child to have frequent and continuing contact with both parents after a divorce. If possible, judges want to support joint custody arrangements. However, the exact nature of the time-share will be determined by the children’s’ best interests.Contact Us
California imposes a duty on both parents to be equally responsible for the support and care of their child. California child support law does not discriminate as to whether the child was born in or out of a marriage or domestic partnership. In California, child support can be sought in a paternity action or part of a dissolution or legal separation of marriage.
When it comes to the amount of child support payment either parent may be responsible for, California has created a Guideline formula that calculates the child support amount based on several factors, but of most importance are the incomes of the parents, the time the child spends with each parent, and the number of children of the relationship.
Family law attorney Rupert Corkill has extensive experience handling child support issues throughout Redding and the Shasta County area. Rupert is well-equipped to answer any questions you may have about California Guideline child support orders, enforcement of child support orders, or child support modification.
What are the rules about child support in California?
Like all states, California requires both parents to support their children, even after a divorce. The amount of child support depends primarily on each parent's income and other resources, and how much time each parent spends with the children. In addition, sometimes the courts will "impute" income to a parent who has the capacity to earn more than he or she actually is earning.Contact Us
Dealing with the end of a relationship is not easy; there are many emotions, thoughts, and decisions to make.
California family law offers two options in ending a marriage: dissolution of marriage or legal separation.
A legal separation in Redding, CA offers a practical alternative to divorce; allowing spouses to physically separate and divide both their community and separate property. However the marital relationship remains legally intact.
The decision to divorce or legally separate comes with different concerns and outcomes. Rupert Corkill can guide you and advise you on the pros and cons of selecting either of these two options.
To determine which of these two options best suits you, contact our office (530) 209-9593, to schedule an initial 15-minute consultation.
Being a Redding Divorce and Family Law attorney, Rupert Corkill is expereinced and knowledgeable in guiding and representing all of your legal separation and family law needs in Shasta County and surrounding areas.
Contact our office today to discuss your questions about legal separation. We offer a low cost 15-minute consultation to all new clients. Reach us by phone at (530) 209-9593 or via e-mail to schedule an appointment.Contact Us
Domestic violence is a serious issue, but sometimes spousal abuse charges are overblown or motivated by some other factors, such as the desire to gain leverage in a divorce or child custody battle.
Our Redding, California law firm has years of experience representing victims of domestic violence, as well as the accused, in California state courts.
We can handle both the civil law and family law aspects of these matters. We also represent clients regarding the violation of restraining orders and contempt of court.
Many of our clients who are accused of domestic violence have never been through the legal system; they are unsure about what could happen and worry how a restraining order may impact their lives, as well as the devestating effect it may have on gaining custody of their children.
Our law office will take the worry of the unknown of the legal road you are facing and we will walk with you step by step through the process; our goal is to keep our clients off the Domestic Abuse Registry.
Then we take aggressive action to help you get the best possible results.
Contact the Law Office of Rupert Corkill by calling (530) 209-9593 to schedule a low cost initial 15 minute consultation with a professional domestic violence attorney.Contact Us