Category: Family Law

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Same-Sex Divorce Options

May 21, 2021

Factors Considered For A Same-sex Divorce In Pleasanton, CA The average Pleasanton Family Law Attorney has seen a major uptick in the number of divorce cases he or she sees from same-sex couples since the option for same-sex couples to wed became the law of the land in 2015. Following the Supreme Court ruling at […]

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Modifications to Spousal Support

May 14, 2021

Spouses and domestic partners may require that a spousal support order that was made by a California judge be changed. If you’re in this case, you’ll need to prove that your circumstances have changed since the issuance of the spousal or partner support order was issued. This indicates that between the time of the order […]

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How To Make Modifications To Child Custody in California

April 29, 2021

One of the most important topics in just about every divorce arrangement involves child custody. A child custody agreement is set at the time of the divorce. It specifies the rights and responsibilities of parents with respect to their children. It also specifies the rights of the children. At the same time, the living situations […]

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How to make Modifications to Child Support

April 20, 2021

How to make Modifications to Child Support Every year, countless couples in this country get a divorce or break off a relationship that had children involved. By law, every state has certain mandates and laws regarding such issues as child custody arrangements and child support payment agreements. Many parents wonder how to make modifications to […]

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How to Recognize Hidden Assets During Divorce

March 19, 2021

Divorce is hard on everyone involved in it. The dissolution of your marriage can stir a range of emotions within you, but you cannot allow your feelings to crowd out your interests. If you have a marital estate of considerable wealth, you are entitled to half of it. California is a community property state, which […]

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Dangers of Divorce Self Service

March 12, 2021

There are many reasons to bring a marriage to its end. For some, it’s simply a natural part of a changing relationship. For others, there might be hard feelings or betrayals that make staying married impossible. Regardless of what causes the marriage to stop working, the only reasonable step for the couple to take is […]

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Tips for Making Divorce Easier on Your Kids

February 19, 2021

Divorce is hard on everyone involved in it, especially the children. You and your spouse may no longer be able to live together. But you must both now live for your children, and you must do your utmost to protect them from the consequences of the divorce.  To do right by your children, you must […]

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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

February 12, 2021

When a married couple divorces, there are certain procedures that must be followed in order for the divorce to be valid. A divorce may be contested or uncontested, depending upon whether the parties agree on the terms of the divorce. The processes are different for a contested divorce than in an uncontested divorce. In either […]

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New Job, New Year, how do child custody adjustments work?

January 15, 2021

The divorce was hard, but you are trying to be a good parent. In most instances, courts grant shared custody as part of divorce settlements. There is a custodial and a non-custodial parent. If you are the non-custodial parent, then you must agree to all big decisions concerning your child. You must also pay child […]

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Tips for a Happier New Year after Divorce

January 08, 2021

Your New Year’s celebration may not have been as happy as everyone else’s. You have recently divorced and going through the holiday served only as a reminder that you will begin this year without a family. Or, it may be the first-year anniversary of your divorce, which can be just as painful and hard to […]