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  • Vacation Planning With Your Ex Driving You Crazy? Co Parenting Tips That Get The Job Done

    Scheduling vacations, holidays and special days are time-consuming and exhausting on their own. Add to this a difficult ex and you may as well just give up now. But there’s hope. Here are some helpful

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  • Should I Stay or Should I Go? 5 Tips to Consider Before Moving Out of the Marital Residence

    While each divorce is different, and every case requires legal advise tailored to the client's individual situation, there are certain issues that most people should consider before taking the leap to

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  • How a new-spouse's income changes the child support calculation.

    While we find that many of California's family laws are common sensical, this issue is not. Unfortunately, the legal answer often ends up causing one parent serious frustration and a feeling of injust

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  • 3 Reasons Why You May Be Paying Child Support Long After Your Kid Turns 18

    You've been paying child support for years. You're child has now turned 18 and you run down to the courthouse to request a termination of support, only to find it's not as easy as you thought it would

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  • What is a Special Master? Can they help in a divorce or paternity action?

    SM's are often used when parents are having serious child custody issues related to custody, visitation schedule changes, transportation, religion, schools, behavior problems, activities and health care. They can also make recommendations re income and assets for support and property disposition.

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  • California Divorce FAQ's

    I find that many clients ask the same questions about California Divorces. They seem like simple questions, but sometimes it is difficult to find the right answer. I've answered some of the most common questions below.

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  • How Does Bonus Income Affect California Child and Spousal Support?

    Many employers give an annual or quarterly bonus to their employees when certain company or individual goals are met. Payors and payees of support want certainty but sometimes it isn't that easy. A common theme throughout our practice are questions like these:

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  • Top 8 tips for serving divorce papers

    What do you do when you have filed a legal action but can't find the person you need to serve? Before being allowed to serve by publication or posting, you will need to search diligently. Sometimes knowing whereabouts is essential for enforcement and proceeding by default won't resolve your matter.

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  • 10 qualities to look for in a family law attorney

    Choosing a lawyer to help you resolve some of life's most challenging predicaments can be overwhelming. When we are in need of legal counsel, we are vulnerable - struggling with a crisis of sorts and on the hunt for someone to put our trust in. Look for these traits when searching out legal help.

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  • Home is where the heart was: 4 options for disposition of the family home upon divorce

    What happens at divorce when the family home as little or no equity? There are several creative options that can be considered between the parties to avoid a court ordered sale (or short sale) or other result that could impact your credit and/or leave you unsatisfied.

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