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January 11, 2024
Estate planning is the process by which a person decides who will receive their property after death and who m...
December 12, 2023
Shared parenting agreements can put a strain on parents. However, using these five easy tips for co-parenting ...
December 12, 2023
A high-conflict divorce occurs when a couple is unable to see eye-to-eye at any given point in their divorce m...
December 08, 2023
Substance use disorder refers to the use of illegal substances — such as heroin, cocaine, or methamphetamine —...
October 13, 2023
The holidays are a hectic time! In the past, the holidays were your favorite time of the year, and you cherish...
September 12, 2023
Since 2006, Joe Jonas has been a household name as the lead singer of the pop-rock boy band, The Jonas Brother...
July 31, 2023
Divorce is hard. Going through a divorce with children is even harder, which is why it is important to have a ...
July 26, 2023
You were approached by someone—a process server or a sheriff—and are handed a stack of paperwork saying that y...
July 21, 2023
In California, conservatorships and guardianships are two similar but different legal constructs. In both case...
July 17, 2023
Under the laws of the State of California, a parent has the rights and responsibilities to provide for their m...
July 12, 2023
You applied for and were granted a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order against your spouse or signif...
October 15, 2020
In any divorce proceedings or other family law matter to be decided in a California court, evidence will need ...
July 06, 2020
Going through a divorce looks different for everyone. Whether you are happy about getting a divorce or wishing...
June 22, 2020
Many parents enjoy traveling, especially when doing so involves exploring a new country or traveling overseas....
October 21, 2019
Child custody is a very important issue. It doesn’t matter if you’re legally separating, filing for divorce, o...
October 14, 2019
When a California family court judge makes child custody and visitation orders, they take many factors into ac...
August 23, 2019
Spouses can get divorced for an infinite number of reasons. A common reason often cited by divorcing couples i...
June 27, 2018
A divorce proceeding that has led to trial is the culmination of months—or perhaps years—of a hotly-contested ...
May 24, 2018
A child custody battle can be a difficult time for the entire family. The last thing a parent wants to do is d...
February 18, 2018
Spousal support orders are intended to support a non-earning or low-earning spouse for a certain amount of tim...
February 07, 2018
During the course of a divorce case, it is common to perform legal investigation, which is also known as the "...
September 26, 2016
Engagements are a beautiful moment that couples in love will remember and cherish forever. Many couples that g...
September 19, 2016
Under California Family Code section 4053, child support orders are calculated to cover all the costs of raisi...
September 08, 2016
The entire process for a divorce can take anywhere from six months to several years. After filing for a divorc...
May 09, 2016
Below is a summary of “formal” discovery procedures that may be utilized throughout the divorce process. Any o...
May 02, 2016
According to California community property law, California Family Code section 760, community property is, “al...
April 11, 2016
Family Court Services (FCS) mediation is an informal process required by the court for any parties that are di...
April 06, 2016
In addition to the more common ground of irreconcilable differences, the California family code provides that ...
April 06, 2016
A common issue for many parents or parties seeking either child or spousal support is figuring out exactly how...
March 25, 2016
Attorneys in California are not permitted by the rules of ethics to accept contingent fee arrangements or a pe...
February 23, 2016
In most cases, court-ordered child support automatically terminates when the child turns 18 years old unless t...
February 17, 2016
Whenever a parent or child is receiving cash aid through a State of California government cash assistance (wel...
February 05, 2016
All divorces end with a final judgment from the family court, officially terminating the parties’ marital stat...
November 10, 2015
Thinking about selling your home during a divorce in California? Whether you are filing for divorce or you jus...
April 18, 2015
Domestic violence restraining orders are not issued absent ugly accusations. When a party files for a restrain...