If another person besides the kid's father was given the responsibility of watching over the money until the kid is eighteen, would the father have any right to it?
Given California's community property rights, would a woman have the right to include half of everything she and her husband jointly owned in her will, or just the things solely in her name?
Thirdly, I found a website on emancipation laws. It said that "If you don't want to tell your parents about the petition, tell the court ALL your reasons. You can ask the court for permission to not tell them." What sort of justification would a judge tend to find reasonable?
Lastly, I need to know what the burden of proof and statute of limitations is on (non-sexual) child abuse in California. Is the victim's testimony enough? In what light would photographic evidence of injury be looked upon?