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Prenuptial Agreements

Family Law

Child Custody

Divorce

Alimony & Child Support

Property Division

QDROs

April 15, 2015

 

Not necessarily.  While no attorney can guarantee the enforceability of a prenuptial agreement (aka premarital agreement), it is usually changes in the law or the circumstances that might cause a prenuptial agreement to be ruled invalid, void voidable, or unenforceabl...

April 15, 2015

 

 

I'm asked this question at least once every single day.  My answer is always the same:  (1) There's no such thing as "the average divorce"; and (2) It depends.  The only lawyer who can predict for you what your divorce will cost is someone who possesses the gift of c...

April 13, 2015

 

If you are seeking a divorce, you may be temped to file for divorce on your own using court provided documents or information from a book or website.  While a do-it-yourself divorce may be acceptable in some istuations, most people should consider hiring a divorce law...

April 13, 2015

 

Why do you need the help of lawyers when drafting or deciding whether to sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

 

If you want to end up with a clear and binding premarital agreement (one that you and your fiancée understand), you should get help from a good lawyer. In fact, you w...

March 25, 2015

As directed by Public Law 106-113 and 22 CFR 51.28, to submit an application for a new passport or to renew the passport of a child under the age of 16, BOTH PARENTS or the child's legal guardian(s) must appear at the passport office (or post office) and present the re...

March 4, 2015

It’s difficult to think about not being there to raise your children.  Imagine instead, a court choosing their guardian with no input from you. Imagine your relatives arguing in court over who gets your children.  Imagine they agree about who gets to raise your childre...

February 15, 2015

Have you thought about what would happen to your e-mail account, Twitter or Facebook accounts if you became incapacitated or if you died?  With Power of Attorney you can designate an agent that will have the power to access, use, and/or control your digital devices, in...

February 9, 2015

 

How far in advance of our wedding date, should a Prenuptial Agreement be Prepared?  

California law requires at least 7 day waiting period from the time you first present your fiancee with the prenuptial agreement and the date that you two actually sign the agree...

January 29, 2015

If a child (under the age of 18) is traveling with only one parent or someone who is not a parent or legal guardian, what paperwork should the adult have to indicate permission or legal authority to have that child in their care?

Due to the increasing incidents of child...

January 27, 2015

You can have your judgment filed in one State or County and then registered in another.  When you register an out-of-state or out-of-county case where you live, you will be assigned a local case number. Depending on what you may be trying to modify, once registered, yo...

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Prenuptial Agreements

Family Law

Child Custody

Divorce

Alimony & Child Support

Property Division

QDROs