7 January 2014 0 Comments

What are Preliminary Financial Disclosures?

ShareCalifornia is a community property state when it comes to divorce. Community property includes everything acquired during the marriage, such as assets, liabilities and pensions. An important required step in the divorce process is preparing and exchanging preliminary financial disclosures. A judge will not grant a divorce without this information. California law requires each party […]

20 May 2013 0 Comments

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Share Yes, now you and your spouse have the chance to work out your divorce without stepping into the stressful environment of a court room. Did you know that at least a couple of hundred thousand divorce petitions are filed every year in the state of California? With the economy being the way it is […]

25 April 2013 0 Comments

How do I tell my child I’m getting divorced?

Share There is no easy way to tell a child that their parents are getting divorced, the impact will be noticeable and overwhelming because their daily routine will change. When you have school aged kids, expect them to want to know how their lives are going to change. They may also be and anxious and […]

24 April 2013 0 Comments

Restraining Orders for Domestic Violence Cases

Share Another important piece of recent California legislation affects the way restraining orders are issued regarding domestic violence cases.  AB 454 acts to amend several CCP, Family, and Welfare and Institutions codes to require specified notice to a protected party of a proceeding to modify or terminate a protective order before its expiration when that […]

17 April 2013 0 Comments

Domestic Violence: Legal Remedies to Promote Your Safety

Share At Holstrom, Sissung, Marks & Anderson, we take the issue of domestic violence very seriously. Our lawyers offer a full range of services, including filing for immediate temporary restraining orders and working with authorities to enforce police protective orders. More to the point, they can start working to protect you and your children today. […]

3 January 2013 0 Comments

Thinking divorce?

Share Do you want to get divorced?  The decision to divorce is a big one, with consequences that can last a lifetime.  If you are currently going through a family matter such as divorce, you already know how difficult it can be to keep your emotions under control. Are you having a hard time making […]

20 November 2012 0 Comments

Do you have support issues?

Share In many divorce cases, a spouse will attempt to hide income to prevent a proper calculation of their child support or spousal support order.  In other situations, it may be difficult to calculate the amount of income available because one of the parties owns his or her own business shares in a corporation or has […]

19 October 2012 0 Comments

Need an international divorce?

Share Going through a standard divorce is hard enough, but when the divorcing spouse lives or works in another country, the process is much more complex. There may be jurisdictional or cultural issues in the process of obtaining a divorce when your spouse lives in a foreign country.  A determination must be made about which […]

18 September 2012 0 Comments

Do you have marital problems?

Share Marriage and divorce-related legal issues can be complex. If you are currently going through a family law matter, such as a divorce or a child custody battle, you are aware how difficult it is to keep your emotions under control.  Are you having a hard time making the right decisions or reaching the correct […]

5 July 2012 0 Comments

What is the right divorce for you?

Share Divorce is a legal process to end a marriage.  Getting divorced is never easy, especially when there are numerous family matters that need to be decided.  Depending on your specific circumstances, there are several ways to resolve your issues, including: ·     The traditional way – negotiations and litigation ·     Collaborative divorce ·     Mediation · […]