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October 25th, 2014
 
 

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30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach...

 
 

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may...

 
 

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

There’s so much legal advice on the Internet that it’s easy to forget how many people struggle to be able to afford it. And when people below the poverty line face genuine, difficult...

 
 

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been…

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending...

 

Archive for Family Law, Marriage, Divorce & Custody

Child Abuse and Child Custody

Courts take serious their responsibility to protect children. A parent who neglects or abuses a child is almost always seen as unfit to have custody and may even be limited or restricted in...

Don’t Let It Get To This Point: Avoid Increasi…

It is getting to the point that almost every week a tragic attack concerning a child custody or divorce dispute appears in the news. A spouse disputing property and finances falls victim to...

Budget Buzzkill: Your Vanishing Access to the Family…

Unless you were on a remote island for the last two years, you’ve suffered daily inundations of bad news about the state of the economy. California’ s overall unemployment remains over 10% and...

Why Ignoring Your Divorce Attorney’s Advice Co…

When most people enter divorce proceedings, they often make one crucial mistake: they assume that they know better than their divorce attorney. I’m the one who’s living this situation, they rationalize. My divorce...

The End of a Marriage: A Beginning for Good Parentin…

In all the years I’ve served my family law clients, rarely have I heard a client voice pleasure over the end of a marriage. Even clients getting out of abusive relationships confided to...

How To Get More Out of Your Divorce Case

If you’re just entering or in the middle of a divorce case, it can be a tough time to think about strategy. After all, a divorce case is full of emotional investment on...

Read These 5 Tips Before Filing for Divorce

There’s an old saying that states an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. But this doesn’t apply only to the medical world; it applies to just about every aspect of...

Hope for Better Access to the Courts/Family Code 200…

Access to an Attorney and the Real Cost of Self Representation During my 33 years as an attorney practicing Divorce and Family Law in California, I’ve witnessed many changes in the rules controlling...

Collaborative Law – Divorce with Dignity

Television tends to glorify the divorce process as a modern day fight to the death. Every TV show dealing with divorce shows the ugly side. They break it into segments. First, one spouse...

The Blame Game – Strategies for an Amicable Di…

Divorce can be an ugly word, particularly if the circumstances surrounding the separation are not entirely congenial.  An ugly divorce can turn into an ugly divorce proceeding, which in turn evolves into a...