3 June 2013 0 Comments

What I’ve learned about divorce as a divorce attorney

ShareDivorce within a family is typically a difficult time for everyone that is involved, especially when complicated family law issues come into play. One of the things I have learned after practicing family law for 23 years is that not everyone is good at choosing a spouse. However, sometimes marriages fail even if you are […]

22 August 2012 0 Comments

When a child chooses the other parent

Share What happens when your child chooses to live with his father?  He no longer wants to live with you, his mother.  This situation can be very painful.  If you have been placed in this situation, read on: ·     It is a terrible thing to be rejected by your child – take the time to […]

2 July 2012 0 Comments

Katie Holmes filed for divorce

Share It wasn’t that long ago when Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah Winfrey’s sofa and declared his love for Katie Holmes in front of millions of television watchers. Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise after five years of marriage.  It seems like yesterday when the lavish ceremony took place in Italy before hundreds […]

22 June 2012 0 Comments

Defamation of character

Share Are you in the middle of a bitter divorce?  Is your ex saying awful things about you to improve his or her own position in negotiations for custody and visitation?  Are false allegations being thrown against you to harm your credibility in the eyes of the court? These false allegations can not only hurt […]

12 June 2012 0 Comments

Child custody modification

Share When it comes to divorce and child custody issues, California law mandates that the best interests of the child be the number one determining factor and priority in all family court decisions involving parenting plans between the two parents. In a perfect world the parents would come to a mutual agreement on how to […]

1 May 2012 0 Comments

Post-divorce issues

Share The process of divorce can sometimes seem long and demanding.  It seems like there are details that need to be dealt with on a daily basis. When the couple is not hostile to each other, the matter is relatively simple and straightforward. However, when there is acrimony and disagreement, the divorce is more complicated. […]

26 April 2012 0 Comments

Finalizing your divorce

Share You and your spouse have agreed to all the important terms for your divorce.  What happens next? Even in the most amicable divorce, it is common for spouses to leave something out of the agreement by accident.  Did you remember to discuss child custody and support?  How about property division? If you actually remembered […]

9 March 2012 0 Comments

Relocation issues

ShareWith today’s fast-moving pace, including job loss and job transfers, a custodial parent may very well want to relocate to another state for any number of reasons.  What happens when there is a custody order in place that allows for visitation with the non-custodial parent?  If this is the case, the custodial parent must petition […]

16 January 2012 0 Comments

What is parental alienation syndrome?

ShareAre you and your spouse having child custody disputes while in the process of going through a divorce?  Has your child shown an unwillingness to spend time with you?  Has the solid relationship you once had with your child starting to change?  If you answered yes, you may be facing parental alienation syndrome. All too […]

20 December 2011 0 Comments

Family time at Christmas

ShareChristmas is supposed to be a time spent with family by sharing and caring and giving to loved ones – family bonding time. However, a large number of people do not spend time with their families; many are with friends and many are alone.  Why not make Christmas a time for family bonding?   Unfortunately, for […]