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7 Tips for “Winning” Child Custody in Family Court

By |2020-07-23T10:55:15-07:00July 22nd, 2020|Child Custody, Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Contested, Parenting Plan|

7 Tips for Winning Child Custody in Family Court In the state of California, any parent who files a motion to establish or modify child custody or visitation must go to Family Court Services before a judge or commissioner will hear their case. The purpose of Family Court Services is to help the

Has COVID-19 Made You Consider Divorce? Read This First:

By |2020-06-26T19:16:15-07:00June 26th, 2020|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Contested, Covid-19, Divorce Mediation, Uncontested|

Has COVID-19 Made You Consider Divorce? Read This First: Attorneys throughout the United States are predicting a rise in divorces due to COVID-19. This prediction isn’t hard to understand. Many couples whose relationships were already strained have been quarantined together, which has magnified their issues. Getting away to have some time apart from

What Is a Parenting Plan and Why Is It So Important?

By |2020-07-20T18:17:25-07:00October 21st, 2019|Child Custody, Child Custody & Visitation, Co-Parenting, Contested, Parenting Plan, Uncontested|

What Is a Parenting Plan and Why Is It So Important? A Parenting Plan or Parenting Agreement is a written agreement between parents outlining how they will raise their children after they separate or divorce. A Parenting Plan should filed with the court, and some of the agreements parents make are legally enforceable,

Don’t Have a Holiday Visitation Schedule for Your Children?

By |2019-12-06T16:28:04-08:00October 4th, 2019|Child Custody & Visitation, Co-Parenting, Contested, Parenting Plan|

Don’t Have a Holiday Visitation Schedule for Your Children? If a separating couple has children, their Parenting Plan states each parent’s rights and obligations concerning child custody, parenting time and visitation. Visitation rights include how much time each parent will normally be able to spend with their children on a regular basis. Oftentimes,

Can’t Agree on a Parenting Plan? What Will the Court Do?

By |2020-07-20T18:17:06-07:00September 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Co-Parenting, Contested, Parenting Plan|

Can’t Agree on a Parenting Plan? What Will the Court Do? When parents separate, the court wants them to have a plan in place to show how their children will be cared for. Called a Parenting Plan, it is a legal document indicating the agreements and arrangements the parents will follow in raising

Who Is Entitled to Executive Compensation After Your Divorce?

By |2020-02-08T12:25:53-08:00July 1st, 2019|Contested, High Asset, Property Division|

Who Is Entitled to Executive Compensation After Your Divorce? Who Is Entitled to Executive Compensation After Your Divorce? If you or your soon-to-be-ex-spouse are the recipient of executive compensation and are getting a divorce, determining the value of those assets is both important and complex. Here is an example: Executive compensation can be awarded for

Refinancing Your Separate Property Home – Avoid These Pitfalls

By |2020-02-08T12:30:30-08:00June 5th, 2019|Contested, Marital Contracts, Property Division|

Refinancing Your Separate Property Home – Avoid These Pitfalls If you are married and own a separate property home in California, maintaining your sole right to your house can get complicated, especially if you decide to refinance it. That’s because the lender, before approving your mortgage, may consider both yours and your spouse’s incomes in