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 […]

24 May 2013 0 Comments

Will a prenuptial agreement ruin my wedding plans?

ShareSo, you want to ask for a prenup? While the beginning of a marriage is an exciting time, the commitment to marriage can affect your rights and your financial well-being.  It is important for both parties to understand the potential financial risks that they may face in their marriage. Once you mention the word, “prenup”, […]

7 March 2013 0 Comments

The Kardashian/Humphries divorce

ShareDivorce is nothing new to many famous athletes, actors and reality TV stars. However, one particular high asset divorce case has been getting a lot of media attention lately, the Kardashian and Humphries divorce. A trial date has been set for the divorce. This particular divorce is getting so much press because the two sides […]

6 March 2013 0 Comments

Prenuptial Agreements and Estate Planning

ShareMany people believe that drafting a prenup means that they are admitting their marriage will end before it has even begun, instead think of it as reassurance for yourself and your future family. California state legislature has helpfully crafted a plan for you in case you die without an estate plan, or divorce without a […]

25 February 2013 0 Comments

Diane Lane files for divorce

Share Another Hollywood couple has filed for divorce.  This time it is Diane Lane and Josh Brolin. The couple has been married for eight years.  It is the second marriage for both parties.  They have no children together.  Lane has a 19-year old daughter from her first marriage and Brolin has a 24-year old son […]

4 February 2013 0 Comments

Ashley Judd files for a legal separation

Share It appears that actress Ashley Judd and her race car driver husband, Dario Franchitti, are separating after 11 years of marriage.  The couple married in Scotland in December 2001. In a statement made by Judd, she said, “We will always be family and will continue to cherish our relationship based on love, integrity and […]

7 January 2013 0 Comments

Hugh Hefner marries his 26-year old girlfriend

Share The New Year started off with 86-year old Hugh Hefner finally marrying his 26-year old girlfriend. If you can remember, the young bride broke off their engagement right before the marriage was supposed to take place in 2011.  The couple exchanged vows at the Playboy Mansion on New Year’s Eve. Hefner has been married […]

28 December 2012 0 Comments

Do I need a prenuptial agreement?

Share Did you know that more than fifty percent of all marriages end in divorce?  Today, most couples prepare a prenuptial agreement regardless of how much money or assets they have.  It allows the couple to decide how their property and valuables will be divided if the marriage ends at a later date.  If you […]

4 December 2012 0 Comments

Hugh Hefner is getting married

ShareDo you remember when Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris called off their wedding in 2011 just five days prior to the scheduled ceremony? Well, here we go again. The on-again couple has decided to give it another shot. The 86-year old and his 26-year old gal have planned another ceremony; this time it will take place at […]

31 October 2012 0 Comments

Marriage and prenuptial agreement

Share Divorce has become part of Southern California’s society.  It is a common occurrence today because in spite of everyone’s good wishes, not all marriages last forever. In Southern California, statistics show that about 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce.  Pretty scary odds – especially for the bride who is looking for her […]