Cristin Michelle Lowe’s Guides

Cristin Michelle Lowe

San Ramon Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 13
  1. Rethinking Prenuptial Agreements

    Written by attorney Cristin Lowe, over 4 years ago.

    Unromantic. Dooms the marriage before it begins. Shows a lack of trust. Assumes there will be a divorce. Many people refuse to enter into premarital agreements, commonly referred to as prenups for the above-stated reasons. Others think that because they are beginning their m...

  2. Divorce Myths and Urban Legends

    Written by attorney Cristin Lowe, over 4 years ago.

    “There can’t be spousal support (alimony) because we haven’t been married ten years.” Seeing as there have been plenty of support orders for marriages that only lasted a year or so, this simply isn’t

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  3. Is There an Alternative to Going to Court for your Divorce?

    Written by attorney Cristin Lowe, almost 5 years ago.

    Determine whether or not your case should be mediated. A good place to start is for each of you write down what it is you hope to achieve by settling (versus litigating) the matter and then swapping

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  4. What on Earth is a Forensic Accountant, and Why Do I Need One in my Dissolution?

    Written by attorney Cristin Lowe, almost 5 years ago.

    The What A forensic accountant is typically a CPA hired to assist with the valuation of businesses, examination and/or reconstruction of financial records, analysis of difficult tax situations, and c

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  5. How to Make the Most of your Initial Consultation with a Family Law Attorney

    Written by attorney Cristin Lowe, almost 5 years ago.

    Let the Attorney Know the Purpose of your Visit. First of all, remember that this is YOUR time with the attorney. Therefore, you need to step up, call the shots and determine the course of your cons

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  6. Mediation Tips for Your Child Custody or Visitation Case

    Written by attorney Cristin Lowe, almost 5 years ago.

    Be Fair. Never refer to the child/ren as “mine” or “yours,” and always call them “our” child/ren. If you can’t remember this, refer to the kids by name. Mediators like to see parties who acknowledg

    8 people found this Legal Guide helpful