7 Tips to Follow if You Want an Amicable Divorce Despite Custody Issues

No one sets out to make their children’s lives more difficult when they divorce, yet it happens more often than it doesn’t. If you and your spouse agree on every aspect of your custody agreement then the process will be a breeze. For the rest of divorcing couples – which is most of them –... read more →

Posted on: August 28, 2017

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the Initial Divorce Petition

For those who’ve never been through a divorce before, the entire process can seem difficult and overwhelming. The good news is that working with a divorce attorney takes all the pressure off of you. At , we have years of experience with all manner of divorce, from litigation to mediation and even self-representation. Read on... read more →

Posted on: August 21, 2017

Ask a California Family Law Attorney: Should a Divorcing Stay at Home Get a Job

Divorce is almost always stressful but this can be even more so for a stay at home mom. It’s common that women who’ve stayed home with the kid have been out of the workforce for a number of years. They are often financially dependent on their husbands at the time of divorce and are likely... read more →

Posted on: August 14, 2017

How to Split Assets During a Divorce When You and Your Spouse Can’t Agree on Anything

One of the hardest things about a divorce can be figuring out how to split the assets. In most cases, there are a few items that both sides can agree on but many things that they can’t. If you and your spouse are splitting up and need help figuring out how you can split your... read more →

Posted on: August 7, 2017

The 7 Child Custody Tips You Need to Know During a California Divorce

In a perfect world, you and your ex would get along perfectly and there would be no need to discuss child custody at all. The two of you would simply agree on what to do and that would be the end of it. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. If you’re getting divorced and need... read more →

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Excessive Alimony in California and How to Avoid Paying It

When applied correctly, alimony is fair. When applied incorrectly, it can be a huge burden on the person who’s paying it. However, even if you believe that your alimony is much higher than it should be, you can’t simply stop paying it without the potential for serious consequences. Read on to learn more about the... read more →

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Don’t Let Your Divorce Affect Your Reputation: Learn How to Protect Your Reputation

No matter how long you may have wanted a divorce, when it comes time to go through with it, it’s normal to have a mix of emotions. In many situations, those emotions include anger and they may encourage someone to act in a way they normally wouldn’t. The most important thing to remember is that... read more →

Posted on: July 14, 2017

Divorce for the Self-Employed: Should You Keep or Sell the Family Home?

Divorce proceedings aren’t easy for anyone but they can be especially complex for the self-employed. If you’re self-employed, own a home with your soon-to-be-ex spouse, then you’re likely wondering what the best option is. Read on to learn more about the many options available to you and then reach out to at for a consultation.... read more →

Posted on: July 7, 2017

Positive Divorce is Much Better for the Kids: Can You and Your Spouse Pull It Off?

The American Psychological Association has been very clear that while divorce can be traumatic to kids, most of the time they adjust within two years. That said, there are steps parents can take to make the transition shorter and easier. What does the APA suggest parents do? They suggest that parents keep the conflict away... read more →

Posted on: June 25, 2017

Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody? Get the Answers You Need

There’s no question that child custody is one of the most complex areas of family law. There are of course some custody situations that are more complex and some that are rather simple. When it comes to domestic violence, California law seems simple: A judge isn’t supposed to give custody to any parent who’s committed... read more →

Posted on: June 20, 2017

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