Family Law Blog

  • 17-Apr-2017

    Google and Dating After Divorce

    In today’s day and age, your online presence is important. In reality, your online presence could be viewed by your boss, co-workers, potential employers, your spouse’s divorce attorney, and post-divorce – by your potential date ...
  • 10-Apr-2017

    Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce

    In the 1980s and 1990s, it was “normal” in divorce cases for the children to end up living with the mother and for the father to see his children one evening a week and every other weekend. However, in recent years much has changed, ...
  • 3-Apr-2017

    Why Should I Establish Paternity?

    For some people, “establishing paternity” can be a hot topic of debate, while for others there’s no question – they want to establish paternity. When a child is born to married parents, “paternity” is a non-issue ...
  • 28-Mar-2017

    Getting Over Your Divorce. Yes, It's Possible!

    Most people who go through a divorce will openly admit that it wasn’t easy; for some, it was downright hard, even if it was the best decision they could’ve made. When spouses divorce, they can feel like they’re losing their ...
  • 21-Mar-2017

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce

    Just about everybody feels insecure while they’re going through a divorce, and this makes perfect sense. When we split from our spouse, we’re literally turning our lives upside-down, and we don’t know what’s to come of our ...
  • 14-Mar-2017

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce

    How a spouse handles the news that their beloved husband or wife no longer wants to be married to them determines how quickly they’re able to recover emotionally and healthfully from the breakup. If you are at the beginning of a divorce ...
  • 7-Mar-2017

    Do You Need a Los Angeles Prenuptial Agreement?

    Since the 1950s, Hollywood and the Greater Los Angeles Area have been a magnet for the rich, the beautiful, and the successful. From Millennial entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley transplants, to A-list actors, models, and top-ranking CEOs, Southern ...
  • 28-Feb-2017

    Why Second Marriage Can Be Better Than the First

    Learning to love again after a divorce can be hard for some people, especially when their marriage was so stressful that they swore to themselves, “I’m never going to get married again!” Interestingly though, a lot of these same ...
  • 21-Feb-2017

    Rights of Unwed Fathers

    In the last 20 to 30 years, the number of children born to unwed parents has exploded. The reasons for this societal shift are closely related to feminism, women becoming more financially independent, and the fact that divorce and unwed parents have ...
  • 14-Feb-2017

    How Child Custody is Determined

    Whenever child custody is a topic of debate or a contested issue, several factors will be considered. If you are a parent who is going through a divorce and you have minor children with your spouse, child custody will need to be determined and ...
  • 6-Feb-2017

    Does Autism Lead to More Divorces?

    In the United States, 40 to 50 percent of first marriages end in divorce, the American Psychological Association reports. Of those marriages that fail, we already know that the causes can be traced back to infidelity, financial problems, and deeper ...
  • 30-Jan-2017

    Divorce: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Regardless of the reasons “why” a marriage ended, divorce is almost always an uncomfortable, difficult, unhappy event. A spouse may be thrilled to finally cut ties with their controlling, abusive, or cheating spouse; however, the divorce ...
  • 24-Jan-2017

    What Not to Do During a Divorce

    Once the holidays are over, divorce attorneys across the nation enter into the busiest divorce season of the year. January symbolizes a fresh start and with the holidays having come to an end, there is a huge spike in divorce filings across the ...
  • 17-Jan-2017

    Is Life After Divorce Always Difficult?

    When people go through a divorce, they often face various psychological and physiological issues, such as stress, anxiety, depression, weight loss or weight gain, stress-induced illness, and sleep difficulties. Along with losing the emotional ...
  • 11-Jan-2017

    Why People Really Get Divorced

    If you take a moment to think about it, there are divorced people everywhere. You probably have divorced co-workers, divorced family members, divorced neighbors, and divorced friends. With roughly 50 percent of first marriages ending in divorce, ...
  • 4-Jan-2017

    Fundamentals of a California Divorce

    If you are planning on getting a divorce in Los Angeles, California, or anywhere else in the state, it would be beneficial for you to conduct some research before you move forward. Often, it is best for spouses to speak with a divorce attorney before ...
  • 27-Dec-2016

    Changing a California Divorce Agreement

    If you are headed towards divorce and you and your spouse have children together, you are going to need to create a parenting plan, which outlines all matters pertaining to child custody and visitation. If you and your spouse simply can’t come ...
  • 19-Dec-2016

    How 'Bad' Behavior Impacts Divorce

    Every unhappy marriage is different. Some couples argue constantly and are miserable. Other couples are calm and polite and show no outward signs of marital strain but the spouses are actually quite unhappy. As a marriage begins to unravel, often the ...
  • 12-Dec-2016

    New Year, New You After Divorce

    If you’re like many unhappy spouses, you probably have a list of New Year’s resolutions. If filing for divorce is one of them, your list of resolutions is probably very different than it was in previous years. Instead of planning to ...
  • 5-Dec-2016

    New Year's Resolution: Divorce

    In the United States, it is estimated that between 40% and 50% of all first marriages will end in divorce, and that figure goes up to 60% for second marriages. Researchers have uncovered and established some very well-known factors that contribute to ...
  • 30-Nov-2016

    America's Gray Divorce Revolution

    After World War II ended and our soldiers came home, the birth rates across the United States and the world spiked in what’s become romantically referred to as the baby boom. Between 1946 and 1964, nearly 77 million babies were born in the ...
  • 21-Nov-2016

    Looking at Divorce and Taxes

    If you’re headed for, or already going through a divorce, you already know that it’s difficult. What could add to the anxiety of gathering your financial records, dividing households, and trying to reach a marital settlement agreement? ...
  • 14-Nov-2016

    Domestic Violence & Child Custody in California

    Fifty years ago, domestic violence was something that people would keep quiet about. If a man abused his wife or children and people knew about it, they would “mind their own business” because back then, spousal and child abuse were more ...
  • 7-Nov-2016

    California Divorce: The Basics

    As we all know, divorce can be very difficult on all parties involved, but it doesn’t have to be. If your own marriage is falling apart, we want you to know that it doesn’t have to be the end of the world. By nature, divorce can be a ...
  • 2-Nov-2016

    What Factors Affect Child Custody?

    Are you a parent of a child who is under the age of 18, or even 19, but who is still in high school? If you have one or more children and you are either headed towards a divorce, already divorced from your child’s other parent, or if you are a ...
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