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Parental Substance Abuse, Its Affect on Children and Child Custody

By | 2019-03-13T12:20:52-07:00 March 13th, 2019|Child Custody and Visitation, Contested Divorce Litigation, Domestic Violence|

Substance Abuse, Its Affect on Children and Child Custody Issues of substance abuse by a parent can have serious implications regarding child custody and parenting time. In California, if one parent alleges that the other has harmed or can potentially harm their child or children due to substance abuse, he or she can petition

Considering Divorce Mediation? Be Sure to Consult an Attorney

By | 2019-03-06T08:51:37-07:00 March 1st, 2019|Child Support, Mediation, Property Division|

Considering Divorce Mediation? Be Sure to Consult an Attorney Many couples decide to opt for divorce mediation rather than litigate their divorce through the courts, particularly if they have no children. In divorce mediation, the mediator does not represent the interests of either party, legally or otherwise. They cannot offer legal advice. The mediator’s role

Child Support – What Happens When Your Oldest Child Is No Longer Eligible?

By | 2019-02-06T07:53:49-07:00 February 1st, 2019|Child Support, College, Modifications of Custody and Support|

Child Support – What Happens When Your Oldest Child Is No Longer Eligible? When getting a divorce and discussing how much child support will be paid, the supporting parent may assume that when the first child is no longer eligible, their child support payment can be cut in half. That is not how the court

How Divorce Can Impact College Financial Aid

By | 2019-01-16T11:44:35-07:00 October 2nd, 2018|Child Support, College, Modifications of Custody and Support, Tax|

How Divorce Can Impact College Financial Aid Getting a divorce compounds the challenges of funding your child’s college education. The cost of getting a divorce can erode into savings that have been earmarked for college tuition. And, shifting priorities on the part of parents, such as moving and new relationships, can also draw down otherwise

Technology that Really Helps with Co-parenting

By | 2018-09-19T02:01:26-07:00 September 19th, 2018|Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Co-Parenting|

Our Family Wizard Technology that Really Helps with Co-parenting Many couples today are deciding on a co-parenting agreement, where each parent maintains shared responsibility for the child's upbringing. Co-parenting enables parents to have somewhat equal influence in the child’s life. A co-parenting arrangement can be challenging, however, especially when parents live busy time-pressured lives, or

In a Divorce, Who Gets the Embryos?

By | 2018-08-21T00:41:28-07:00 August 21st, 2018|Child Custody and Visitation, Contested Divorce Litigation, Paternity|

In a Divorce, Who Gets the Embryos? A divorce can be complicated, especially when children are involved. It can become even more complicated when a child is planned, but has not yet been born. Couples sometimes choose to create embryos (fertilized eggs) through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for many reasons, with treatment for current fertility