Blog Posts in September, 2015

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  • Using Technology to Communicate in High Conflict Parenting
    Using Technology to Communicate in High Conflict Parenting

    During a highly contested divorce or custody battle , the last person you may want to talk to is the other parent. However, when there is an extensive visitation schedule involved, it is necessary for ...

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  • Filing a Paternity Action
    Filing a Paternity Action

    In a parentage case, the court determines who a child’s legal parents are. With the rise of same sex marriages and domestic partnerships, the issue of parentage has evolved quite a bit. There are ...

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  • Domestic Violence and Spousal Support
    Domestic Violence and Spousal Support

    California is a no-fault state when it comes to divorce . This means the spouse or domestic partner that is asking for the divorce does not have to prove that the other spouse or domestic partner did ...

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  • Juvenile Dependency Court System
    Juvenile Dependency Court System

    The juvenile dependency court system is an entirely separate court system from family court in that it’s governed by it’s own set of rules under the California Welfare and Institutions Code . While ...

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  • No Fault Divorce
    No Fault Divorce

    Forty-six years ago, Governor Ronald Reagan passed the Family Law Act of 1969, eliminating the “fault divorce” in California . In a “fault divorce” proceeding, which is still available in 33 states ...

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  • Divorce and the Marital Residence
    Divorce and the Marital Residence

    One of the most troublesome issues for a couple facing divorce is what will happen to the marital home. This is especially a concern for couples with children who have spent their lives in one home, ...

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