• What Happens with the Family Home in Divorce

      Many married couples have purchased a home during their marriage. Presumptively, the home, since it was acquired during the marriage, is community property, and, in the event of the divorce, each ...

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    • Valuing a Family Run Business in Divorce

      Determining the value of a family run business while going through divorce can be one of the more difficult tasks to deal with in Family Court. Typically only one spouse has been managing the business ...

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    • Child Custody Mediation in California

      In California, the law requires that all disputes regarding child custody and visitation must first go to mediation before being brought before a family law judge. Obviously, if there are emergencies, ...

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    • When One Spouse or Parent Is Disabled

      It frequently comes up in divorce or family law cases that one of the spouses/parents is disabled, or is claiming to be disabled. A spouse's claim of disability can have ramifications when it comes to ...

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    • Therapists in Child Custody Cases

      There are a number of different roles for therapists in child custody cases, and if you're not careful, those roles can get blurred, to the detriment of your case and/or the welfare of your children. ...

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    • Different Types of Child Custody

      Divorce alone can be a complicating process, whether or not the couple is contested or uncontested . The couple will need to work through various aspects of their split including property division , ...

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    • How the Rules of Evidence Work in Your Divorce Case

      Knowing something is true or believing something is true does not necessarily mean that you can prove that it's true in a court of law. This can be quite frustrating to somebody going through the ...

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    • August & March See More Divorces But Why?

      What do August and March have in common? In most parts of the United States, the two months don't even have similar climates, so your answer might understandably be "nothing much." But according to a ...

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    • Same-Sex Couples Rejoice: Marriage is Now Legal Nationwide

      Same-sex couples in California were given the right to marry on June 16, 2008. Unfortunately, state residents were not guaranteed a recognition of their marriage when traveling to other states in the ...

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    • How the Rules of Evidence Work in Your Divorce Case

      Knowing something is true or believing something is true does not necessarily mean that you can prove that it's true in a court of law. This can be quite frustrating to somebody going through the ...

      Read More
    • Same-Sex Couples Rejoice: Marriage is Now Legal Nationwide

      Same-sex couples in California were given the right to marry on June 16, 2008. Unfortunately, state residents were not guaranteed a recognition of their marriage when traveling to other states in the ...

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    • Motions to Set Aside a Divorce or Family Law Judgment

      Sometimes, it's not over when it's supposed to be over. After a divorce judgment is entered with the court, there is a period of time where that judgment can be set aside or vacated, ie, undone. When ...

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    • Same-Sex Couples Rejoice: Marriage is Now Legal Nationwide

      Same-sex couples in California were given the right to marry on June 16, 2008. Unfortunately, state residents were not guaranteed a recognition of their marriage when traveling to other states in the ...

      Read More