Alimony 101: There Are Several Types of Alimony You May Qualify For

Getting a divorce is complicated and challenging process but the good news is that the right attorney can help you. At , we are on your side throughout the process. One of the issues our clients often worry about is alimony. They worry that they won’t qualify or that it will take years to get... read more →

Posted on: March 20, 2018

Can You Be the Victim of Domestic Violence Without Knowing It?

Most people would agree that when a person in a romantic relationship physically abuses someone, it’s a crime. What many don’t know about domestic violence is that physical abuse isn’t the only thing that constitutes abuse. Emotional abuse can be difficult for even the victim to recognize, because the abusers are often subtle and they... read more →

Posted on: March 13, 2018

Is the Marriage Presumption the Only Thing Establishing You as a Father?

Let’s consider this scenario. A husband and wife have two children and are a family. The husband goes away on business regularly and the wife has a social life while she’s gone. If she goes too far one night and has an affair, and then finds out she’s pregnant, who is the father? No matter... read more →

Posted on: March 6, 2018

California Child Support 101: Get the Facts

Any divorce has the potential to be complex but never is this truer than when a couple has children together. Even when the children live primarily or entirely with one parent, the other parent still has financial reasonability to the children. The law says that both parents are equally responsible for providing for their children,... read more →

Posted on: February 28, 2018

How Likely is it That a Father Can Win Custody in California?

In the past, it was essentially a given that the mother would receive custody during a divorce. This is no longer the case. Family courts are now gender neutral, which means that the judge can’t take gender into consideration making custody decision. They no longer assume that the mother is the natural choice for custody.... read more →

Posted on: February 21, 2018

The New GOP Tax Bill Could Affect Your Alimony Payments: Learn How

A new tax bill has a lot of people wondering how it will affect them – including people who pay or receive alimony. In the past, spouses who paid alimony weren’t taxed on the money they provided to their former spouse. Unfortunately, it appears as though the new GOP tax law will eliminate this. Now,... read more →

Posted on: February 14, 2018

What Do You Do When Your Spouse Says No to a Divorce in California?

You’ve likely heard someone say before, “My husband would never let me divorce him,” or “My wife would never agree to a divorce.” This can be a real concern for a person who wants to leave a marriage but knows their spouse won’t agree. For people stuck in that situation, there is good news: In... read more →

Posted on: February 7, 2018

Actress Jodie Sweetin Ordered to Pay More in Child Support: What Are Her Options?

Best known as Stephanie Tanner on Full House and Fuller House, Jodie Sweetin has been ordered to pay nearly $3,000 a month in child support to her ex-spouse. Her former husband claims that she made more than $700,000 in income per year, while Sweetin claims that she made less than $500,000. This case is leaving... read more →

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Are You Surprised By the 3 Most Common Reasons People Get Divorced in California?

It’s common knowledge that nearly half of married couples will eventually divorce. What’s less understood is why this happens. At , we’ve been providing family law services for years. As a result, we are quite familiar with the three most common reasons couples get divorced. Read on to learn more about them. If you’re considering... read more →

Posted on: January 18, 2018

California Nesting Agreement: Is it the Right Choice for Your Children After a Divorce?

After a couple splits up, one of the hardest questions to answer is who will get custody of the children. While custody be shared or will one parent have sole custody? If custody is shared, then where will the children live? These are all tough questions that must be tied up before the divorce is... read more →

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kristina Kendall-Gkikas
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