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Prenuptial Agreements

Family Law

Child Custody

Divorce

Alimony & Child Support

Property Division

QDROs

March 25, 2020

1.         Set Financial Goals.

You don’t have to have a lot of money to set financial goals. As a matter of fact, you don’t have to have any money at all. You just need to want to have money and decide where you want to be financially...

January 31, 2020

Grandparents are often concerned about how their relationship with grandchildren will be impacted when parents divorce.   Sometimes arranging visitation on an informal basis is not an option.  In those cases, California Family Code provides opportunities for grandparen...

January 17, 2020

It always amazes me how many people contact my office wondering whether they are divorced. You're probably thinking what I'm always thinking: How could you NOT know whether or not you are divorced? 100% of these calls come from people who thought they could handle thei...

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...

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Prenuptial Agreements

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