Dear Clients and Friends, If you’re like most people, you’ve probably read stories about celebrity divorces, seen their dirty laundry aired in public and maybe even breathed a sigh of relief that you’re not in that boat. But even if you’re a relative nobody, your privacy can … [Read more...] about Protesting your privacy in a divorce proceeding
Dear Clients and Friends, When someone remarries and begins living with a new partner, this is considered a "change of circumstances" and the parties can seek a modification of the existing support orders. CHILD SUPPORT: In most cases remarriage will not have any impact on … [Read more...] about How does my Ex’s remarriage affect my support payments?
Dear Clients and Friends, When a Family Law Judicial Officer in California evaluates a custody case, he must consider the best interests of the children when deciding how parents will share time with the children. Both parents begin with equal rights to custody. A judge is not … [Read more...] about Custody disputes and your child’s best interests
Dear Clients and Friends, The life challenge of a Bankruptcy or a Divorce will, each on their own, generate an all too memorable life experience for most anyone. Add to this having these events occur together (an all too common phenomenon) and the need for maximum … [Read more...] about The Divorce and Bankruptcy combo
Dear clients and friends, As many of you know, a comprehensive tax law was just passed by Congress and signed into law by the President. In the world of Family Law, alimony - known also as spousal support - is the change of highest interest. Spousal support will no longer … [Read more...] about Alimony (aka Spousal support) and our new Federal tax laws
Dear clients and friends, Below are some of our FAQ's regarding Spousal Support. Is Spousal support the same as alimony? Yes. In California it is referred to as spousal support and its purpose is the same as alimony which is to maintain a former spouse's marital … [Read more...] about Spousal support in California FAQ’s