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Prenuptial Agreements

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January 11, 2019

With so many celebrity marriages ending in divorce, the need for a prenuptial agreement is growing in significance. Part financial planning, part legal document and part romance-killer (allegedly), a prenuptial agreement isn’t just for wealthy folks and/or celebrities....

January 5, 2019

New Family Code section in California effective as of January 1, 2019 allows the court to make orders regarding "custody" (aka ownership and/or temporary care orders) in dissolution proceedings.

New Family Code §2605 states that the court, at the request of a party to p...

September 3, 2018

Couples disagree about money more than any other subject.  The time to discuss your financial plans, philosophies, and economic life together is before you get married.  The prenuptial agreement enables couples to develop a financial plan for the marriage; not just wit...

August 28, 2018

Like it or not, a marriage is a contractual relationship.  The prenuptial agreement provides the financial terms of that contract.  In the process of negotiating the terms of a prenuptial agreement, the parties establish a structure for problem solving that forms a sol...

November 1, 2016

I recently had a custody trial during which almost 100% of the evidence introduced came from text messages and social media posts or comments.  In this age of technology and social media, in divorce proceedings and custody cases, lawyers and investigators routinely che...

February 9, 2016

If you or the other parent wish to relocate with your child(ren) and you are seeking a move-away order, or if you and the other parent are in the process of a child custody battle, you may have been ordered to undergo a custody evaluation as part of the court process....

July 21, 2015

What effect does breast feeding have on custody decisions? There is no hard and fast rule.  There is no law which states that if a baby or child is still nursing, the other parent should not be awarded custody.  That being said, arranging for the custody and care of ve...

May 24, 2015

Any transaction between a husband and wife arises in the context of a confidential relationship imposing a duty of the highest good faith and fair dealing on each spouse, with neither side taking unfair advantage of the other. The standard of care stems from California...

May 24, 2015

Be aware.  There is no special treatment for pro se litigants.  As a party representing her own interests, Martha Rothrock was not entitled to special treatment from the court once she fired her attorney and substituted herself as her own attorney.  In re Marriage of R...

May 8, 2015

Likewise, quick and easy should never appear in the same sentence as the word "divorce".  As far as "cheap" - well, you get what you pay for.

 

It is a frequently appearing ad on the internet, or on a billboard, or in a local newspaper, for the low cost quickie divorce....

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Prenuptial Agreements

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Child Custody

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Alimony & Child Support

Property Division

QDROs