Divorce

Recent Posts in Divorce

  • 18-Sep-2018

    Back to School Tips for Co-Parents

    Kids are back in school and this is often a busy time for families as they try to get everything together and make sure their children have everything they need to attack the academic year. However, it can be even more hectic for parents who are ...
  • 15-Aug-2018

    Protecting Your Business During Your Divorce

    If you own your own business and plan to divorce your spouse, there are a few things that you should first consider. Divorce can be complicated for business owners because it puts their company in a compromising position. From losing your business to ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 22-Dec-2017

    Divorce & Mediation: When It's Right for You

    The decision to end your marriage will be a difficult one to make, but perhaps not as tricky as deciding how to end it. Divorcing through traditional methods and litigation is typical yet mediation can also be extremely useful in many situations. ...
  • 20-Nov-2017

    What Are the Risks of Online Divorce?

    Before making a big decision, it is completely normal to look at all of your options beforehand. When you consider how to handle your divorce, you may be contemplating using an online legal service. With the progression of technology, online services ...
  • 27-Sep-2017

    How Does Temporary Child Custody Work?

    In California, a couple must wait at least 6 months before a divorce is finalized. During this time, child custody may be an issue. What happens if the parents of a child cannot decide on a custody arrangement amicably? Temporary child custody may be ...
  • 13-Sep-2017

    How to Get a Restraining Order in California

    If you are a survivor of abuse or are being threatened with violence, a restraining order can help keep you and your loved ones safe. A restraining order prohibits an abuser, such as a former spouse, from contacting or even coming within a certain ...
  • 4-Sep-2017

    Finding Hidden Income in a Child Support Case

    Income plays a primary role in determining child support. In some cases, people with child support obligations will under-report income or hide it altogether to limit how much they pay. While cash stuffed under a mattress is easy to discover, the ...
  • 9-May-2017

    Getting A Divorce: Who Gets the House?

    If you are going through a divorce, you may need to decide how your marital properties and assets are divided between you and your spouse. If you are a homeowner, you may also have to decide how your home will be handled. This can be an incredibly ...
  • 22-Feb-2016

    How Can Social Media Affect My Divorce?

    Posting on social media has become a social norm in modern America. Whenever something happens in our lives, our knee-jerk reaction is to snap a photograph and share our experience with all of our online friends. While Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, ...
  • 2-Dec-2015

    5 Things to Consider Before Divorce

    Divorce can be as sudden as it can be confusing, but that does not have to prevent you from dealing with it on your terms. With proper preparation and some general knowledge about the process, you can really start to understand what is going on, and ...
  • 2-Nov-2015

    Property Division in Divorce

    Whether filing for a divorce was your idea or your spouse's – or maybe it was actually an amicable and mutual agreement between the two of you – you need to start thinking about property division early on in the process. Keeping ...
  • 8-Oct-2015

    What Factors Determine My Visitation Rights?

    In California, when courts come to a decision on visitation rights, or "parenting time," they base their ruling on a number of different factors. Ultimately, these decisions always align with the best interests of the child. To determine ...
  • 2-Sep-2015

    Should I Get an Annulment or a Divorce?

    An annulment is a court procedure that will void or "nullify" a marriage. This is much different from divorce, as it instead treats the marriage like it never existed. Many people prefer to have their marriage annulled instead of going ...
  • 27-Aug-2015

    How Will Relocation Affect My Custody Order?

    It is not uncommon for a parent to move to a new area following a separation or divorce. Many see a change in residence as a fresh start, and in some cases it is necessary for employment. When a custodial parent wants to move away with their kids, ...