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Your Burning Questions Answered

Have you ever wondered how a California family law case gets started, or how child support, custody, and property rights are handled in court? Our knowledgeable attorneys have recorded the answers to your most frequently asked questions in video. Be sure to check back for new videos, and contact our law firm with your pressing questions!

Legal Separation In California

When your friends and family discover that you are getting divorced, they will likely support you in any way they can. They may even offer advice. Because divorce laws vary by state, someone who lives in another region may recommend legal separation. You should be aware that some locations require couples to be legally separated for a predetermined amount of time before finalizing their divorce. If you live in Read More

Relocating After A Divorce

One of the most challenging elements of a divorce is that there may be hurdles to overcome after your family law case has been concluded. During the divorce process, you had to resolve any issues connected to physical and legal custody. Even if you and your former spouse ended up with 50/50 custody, one person could still be listed as the primary custodian. If the child lives with you the majority of the time, then Read More

Adultery’s Impact On Alimony In California 

Each state is different. That is an essential element to consider because when your marriage ends, people may offer you a wide range of advice—especially if it happened due to adultery. Their experiences with divorce aren’t necessarily going to mirror your own.  To illustrate how drastic states can differ, adultery is a felony in four states (Idaho, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, & Idaho). Here in California, it is not a Read More

Handling A Business During A Divorce

When it comes to the divorce process, there are numerous forks along the way that turn an uncontested divorce into a contested one. In the broadest terms, it comes down to dividing assets, taking ownership of marital debts, and discussing child custody (if applicable). Though you may have a general understanding of how bank accounts and mortgages get divided, things such as family-owned businesses aren’t Read More

What Is Emergency Custody?

There are many situations in which a parent might believe that their child is an immediate danger. When this happens, they may find it necessary to petition the court for emergency custody. Whether you are a parent who fears for your child's safety, or are a parent who has had an emergency custody order taken out against you, you need a compassionate and reputable family law attorney to handle your case. Here is more Read More

Christmas & Co-Parenting

Spending the holidays with your family is a special time. People travel to see one another, there is additional time off from work, children are excited. Even seeing our kids embrace some of the magic during the holidays allows us to relive fond memories of our through a new generation.  When you separate or divorce, many aspects of your life are greatly altered. Though you may no longer be a husband or wife, Read More

Thanksgiving Tips For Divorced Parents

During the divorce process, you face various issues to discuss, negotiate, and hopefully overcome. As important as the division of assets and marital property are, they don’t have the emotional complexities of child custody.  Nothing highlights this more than the holidays. Thanksgiving, for example, likely looked a lot different when you were married. And there may be years when one parent doesn’t get to spend that Read More

3 Tips for Halloween for Separated and Divorced Parents

For some co-parents, Spooky Season doesn’t mean watching scary movies or eating too much candy corn. It means having to talk to your ex. The holiday season kicks off with a sinister favorite, Halloween, which leads directly into Thanksgiving and Christmas. For many separated and divorced parents, this is the time of the year when they need to communicate most with their ex. While it can be difficult, there are some Read More

5 Warning Signs That You Should Prepare For a Divorce

All marriages have their ups and downs. Just because you’ve been more busy than usual, or you’re going through a stressful time, doesn’t necessarily mean that things are doomed. If you are noticing consistent patterns, however, it might be worth paying attention to. Odds are, if you are sensing that a divorce might be on the horizon, then your spouse is too. If a divorce is heading your way, you’ll want to prepare Read More

5 Helpful Back to School Tips for Divorced Parents

Saying goodbye to the summer and going back to school is always a bittersweet time for families. This year, however, will be unlike any before. In California, the majority of students will be going back to school in person for the first time in almost two years. Some children who started kindergarten or first grade virtually will even be attending school in person for the first time ever. That’s a big adjustment for Read More

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