Ms. Snider founded Beatrice L. Snider APC Family Law Group in 1974. The 10-attorney... more
Ms. Snider founded Beatrice L. Snider APC Family Law Group in 1974. The 10-attorney firm is devoted exclusively to family law issues with a sub-specialty in complex property issues. Ms. Snider obtained her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law in 1973 and her Bachelor of Arts from California Western/United States International University in 1970. She was admitted to the State... view profile
10 years ago, Michael Young left a mid-size prestigious law firm located in the... more
10 years ago, Michael Young left a mid-size prestigious law firm located in the Inland Empire to form his own firm. This has allowed him to better serve his clients by and their interests. Mr. Young is admitted to practice in all of the courts of the State of California and all Federal District Courts.
Brian K. Brandmeyer, founding partner of Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP, has... more
Brian K. Brandmeyer, founding partner of Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP, has practiced family law in California for more than 40 years. Mr. Brandmeyer has extensive experience with complex financial issues related to divorce, such as business valuation, cash flow analysis, property determinations, as well as being with custody and parenting-related problems. Mr. Brandmeyer has been ... view profile
I learned a new word the other day, and it reminded me of some attorneys I have had... more
I learned a new word the other day, and it reminded me of some attorneys I have had to deal with over the past several decades: eristic, (from Greek eristikos, fond of wrangling), argumentation that makes successful disputation an end in itself rather than a means of approaching truth. Such argumentation reduces philosophical inquiry to a rhetorical exercise. Eristic argument is closely ... view profile
When an ex-spouse makes payments to a former spouse after the divorce, the payments are called alimony. Alimony payments (also called spousal support) are intended to preserve the lifestyle the former spouse enjoyed before the divorce. Unlike child support, which is a required payment to fund a child's necessities, no one is guaranteed alimony. If a couple can't agree, a judge decides whether to award alimony. A divorce lawyer who specializes in alimony knows what information you need to calculate alimony, and can also help if you feel your ex-spouse is asking for too much alimony.