2018

Blog Posts in 2018

  • 20-Jun-2018

    Divorce & Children with Special Needs: What You Should Know

    Very few things are more difficult than going through a divorce and having a child with special needs. When custody determinations or modifications and other family law matters involve children with disabilities, the decisions regarding the best ...
  • 5-Jun-2018

    Can You Get a Restraining Order Removed in California?

    In California, individuals who are victims of domestic violence, harassment or stalking may petition with the courts for protection from the alleged offending party. These court injunctions, known as restraining orders, can be used to prevent an ...
  • 30-May-2018

    What Are the Penalties for Shoplifting in California?

    U.S. businesses lose billions due to shoplifting, fraud, or administrative error every year, according to a report from the National Retail Federation. While penalties for shoplifting are not as serious as for other crimes, you can still face jail ...
  • 18-May-2018

    Disputing the Accuracy of Breath and Blood Tests

    The majority of DUI investigations hinge on the results of either a breath or blood test after an arrest. While slurred speech and failed sobriety tests can provide the evidence the court needs to secure a conviction, the amount of alcohol in the ...
  • 25-Apr-2018

    What Can I Do If I Overpaid My Child Support?

    The monthly amount of child support doesn’t always stay the same over throughout the years you are required to pay. Sometimes, it decreases or increases based on the needs of the child. But if your old child support payment amount was higher, ...
  • 18-Apr-2018

    What Can I Do If I Can't Afford Child Support?

    The child support system is designed to provide children with the financial support required to help them thrive and ensure they are taken care of. However, one of the most common issues that come up after a divorce judgment has been entered is that ...
  • 29-Mar-2018

    I Think There is a Felony Warrant On My Name - What Does This Mean?

    Law enforcement agents cannot possibly be present whenever someone commits a crime, or even be there shortly after the crime allegedly takes place. In many incidents, police officers only catch word that someone allegedly committed a crime well after ...
  • 22-Mar-2018

    Is My Criminal Record in California Eligible for Expungement?

    A criminal record will follow you around and cause unexpected troubles throughout your day-to-day life. Certain employers will not accept your job applications, lenders and banks may disapprove your loan applications after taking application fees ...
  • 28-Feb-2018

    Benefits of Mediation

    A typical divorce situation involves a negotiation process that is both stressful and traumatic for all parties involved, including the children. However, if you and your spouse are able to communicate in an amicable or respectful manner throughout ...
  • 22-Feb-2018

    Can I Get a DUI for Sleeping in My Car?

    Sometimes when people have had too much to drink, one alternative is to sleep in their car until they’re sober again. However, it is possible to get a DUI for “sleeping it off” in the car, especially if law enforcement finds ...
  • 24-Jan-2018

    Read This Blog Before Paying Your Traffic Ticket

    Have you been given a traffic ticket by a highway patrol officer, or even a “ticket cop” that does nothing but cite people for traffic, moving, and parking violations? Your first instinct is probably to grind your teeth and reach for your ...
  • 17-Jan-2018

    Understanding the Discovery Process in Your Divorce

    Total honesty and disclosure are absolutely necessary for a divorce to successfully and fairly reach a resolution. Even in a contested divorce between two spouses who can hardly stand to be in the same room as one another, sharing all relevant ...