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Could Your Mental Illness Affect Your Divorce in California?

Statistics from the National Institute on Mental Health show that around ten million people in the United States have a mental illness. This leaves one in five people affected. The truth is that these mental illnesses can affect a marriage and as a result they can affect divorce proceedings. In fact, they can affect everything... read more →

Posted on: September 17, 2018

Medical Support and Child Support: What Are the Differences

If you are getting a divorce and have one or more children, then you know there are a variety of child support issues that will need to be sorted out. One of these issues is called medical support. Keep reading to learn more and then reach out to at to make an appointment with an... read more →

Posted on: September 10, 2018

Who Gets the House? Practical Questions to Ask When Dividing Real Property in a Divorce

Any time a couple gets divorced, deciding who will get the house is a big decision to make. However, this can be an even bigger issue in California where real estate prices are so high. If you need help with property division in California then we recommend you contact at to set up an appointment... read more →

Posted on: September 3, 2018

Choose the Right Military Divorce Attorney for Your Case

In some ways, a military divorce is just like a civilian divorce in California. For example, a divorce can be requested for any reason and neither side needs to prove fault or that the other engaged in wrong-doing. That said, there are major differences between military divorces and civilian divorces. This is especially true if... read more →

Posted on: August 25, 2018

Do Child Support Guidelines Always Have to be Used? Not Necessarily

California has guidelines that almost always dictates how much child support is required. This is a good thing in many ways, most especially because it assures that no one gets special treatment in the courts and that children are equally taken care of. However, it is not always right for every situation. In a surprising... read more →

Posted on: August 18, 2018

Domestic Violence is More Common Than Many People Realize

Most people who have never encountered domestic violence on a personal level have no idea how common it is. The truth is that instances of domestic violence in the United States are much higher than anyone should be comfortable with. While current statistics show that domestic violence is increasing, some question if this is just... read more →

Posted on: August 11, 2018

Find Out How Long It Takes to Get Divorced in California

It may seem that there is nothing easy about filing for divorce in California. This is a difficult time for you and your family. It is normal to want to know how long the process will last. The bad news is that we cannot give you a specific time frame because it varies from situation... read more →

Posted on: August 4, 2018

Are You in the Dark About Your Spouse’s Income? You Need Information During a Divorce

Divorce is almost always complicated and when you are in the dark about your spouse’s finances, it can be even more confusing and complicated. The truth is that this can happen for many reasons, whether because your spouse does not want you to know or because you have not been interested. No matter what the... read more →

Posted on: July 26, 2018

California’s Property Division and Support Laws: Can You Opt Out of Them?

If you get divorced in California what rights do you have regarding how much support you will pay and how property is divided? The state is what’s known as a community property state, which means that marital assets are split 50 / 50. There are also specific state laws regarding how much child support and... read more →

Posted on: July 19, 2018

Is Your Child’s Parent Behind on Child Support? Denying Them a Passport Could Be Possible

Having a parent owe you for your child’s support can be devastating. You could have trouble making ends meet, all while you see your co-parent living their life without issue. The good news is that the government is starting to take this situation more seriously and is adding more and more options to prevent people... read more →

Posted on: July 12, 2018

Kristina Kendall-Gkikas
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