According to the 2011 U.S. Census, approximately 10.3 percent of marriages are second marriages. In addition, 5.2 percent of married people are in their third or more marriages. In addition, 91 percent of those remarriages are a result of dissolution prior to marriage. Only 9 percent were following the death of the person’s spouse. Because […]
One of the most difficult things about divorce when you have children is determining where they should live. A new trend in co-parenting attempting to solve this issue is “nesting” also known as “bird nesting”. Nesting is when a couple keeps one home for their children and each parent takes a turn living in it. […]
California Supreme Court clarifies the fiduciary duty of seller’s agent in dual agency transactions In 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1171 requiring real estate brokers and their salespeople to disclose when they are acting as dual agents (representing both sides in a commercial real estate transaction), and what duties they owe clients. […]
In the state with some of the strictest tobacco regulations in the country, legalization of marijuana has California lawmakers pondering over how to treat the illicit substance. A bill from Assemblyman Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) referenced a 2011 law that permitted landlords to prohibit the smoking of cigarettes and other tobacco products on their rental properties. […]
You may believe you don’t need (or want!) a lawyer unless you’re involved in a lawsuit. Actually, attorneys can help with more than just lawsuits. There are many instances in which spending a few minutes with an attorney can go a long way. Here are some examples: 1. Helping Making Decisions There’s a perception that […]
Date of Separation in California Fixed by Senate Bill 1255 Senate Bill 1255, authored by Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa), was signed into law by Governor Brown on July 25, 2016 and will be effective on January 1, 2017. Senate Bill 1255 was a prompt and rapid legislative response to the appellate court’s ruling in […]
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