Category: Family Law

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CA Family Law Mediation: Child Custody

September 15, 2023

In the midst of a divorce or separation, nothing is more critical than the well-being of your children. It’s an emotionally charged time, and decisions about child custody can intensify those feelings. Fortunately, for families in California, there is an effective, less adversarial solution — child custody mediation. Through the help of Tierney Law Group’s […]

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CA Family Law Mediation: Parenting Plans

August 18, 2023

The very thought of family separation can be a challenging event, even more so when children are involved. Devising a parenting plan may feel like navigating through a maze, yet it is crucial for your child’s well-being. The Tierney Law Group takes the helm to steer your parenting plan mediation in California toward a harmonious […]

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The Role of a Divorce Mediator

July 21, 2023

Navigating the turbid waters of divorce can feel like traversing a labyrinth without a map. The emotional turmoil, the legal complexity, the potential contention: it’s a daunting task to manage alone. Enter the divorce mediator, a trained professional who serves as the lighthouse in the storm, guiding separating couples toward amicable resolutions. Leveraging a Pleasanton […]

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When Is Divorce Mediation a Good Idea?

July 07, 2023

Every couple’s wish is to have a long-lasting, loving marriage. However, life often has a way of redirecting our plans, sometimes leading us down the path of divorce. This can be a highly emotional and challenging process. Fortunately, divorce mediation in California provides a less adversarial alternative to traditional divorce proceedings. The Tierney Law Group’s […]

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What to Bring to Divorce Mediation

June 23, 2023

Divorce, in and of itself, is a grueling process that carries emotional and psychological baggage. Now, imagine navigating the labyrinth of legal requirements and negotiations during the dissolution of your marriage – daunting, right? This is where the process of divorce mediation comes into play. An avenue for dispute resolution, divorce mediation in California offers […]

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Is Divorce Mediation Legally Binding?

June 16, 2023

There is no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to ending a marriage. You’ve likely heard a few horror stories about the divorce process, but did you know that there is a more collaborative and respectful option? This is where the concept of divorce mediation comes into play, and it has significantly transformed the way couples […]

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How to tell your children about divorce

January 13, 2023

Communicating Divorce to Children How to deal with children when divorce is an inevitability? The fact is, thousands of children every year are affected by the legal process ending a marriage, and they range from newborns to older teenagers just on the cusp of adulthood themselves. However, for parents, breaking the news of divorce can […]

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Avoid These Parenting Mistakes During a Divorce

January 09, 2023

Divorce can be a challenging time for all parties, especially with parenting mistakes. The last thing anyone should do is make it worse for the children because they are the ones who come out hurt the most in these unfortunate situations. It hurts the younger children as much as the older teenagers, but the younger […]

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Best Interest of the Child

December 16, 2022

Courts in California must make judgments based on a legal standard known as the best interest of the child. Though it is a noble principle, several factors are associated with this type of judgment, and the laws are vague, leaving them open to interpretation. Several principles must be considered in this type of ruling, such […]

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Requirements for a CA Divorce

December 09, 2022

When filing for divorce in California, some rules and requirements exist. Getting a divorce includes meeting the state’s requirements, paying filing fees, and following proper procedures. Having a Pleasanton divorce and family law attorney by your side helps ensure you meet all the needs for a smooth, worry-free divorce process. Call the Tierney Law Group […]