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Did Your Spouse Make False Abuse Claims? What You Need to Do Next

March 27, 2020

Many times when couples are involved in a divorce, one spouse may make false accusations against the other. Whether these involve child abuse, domestic violence, or other situations, they should never be taken lightly. Even though you know you are innocent, authorities and others don’t. As a result, you could face many questions and even […]

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Legal Separation: Why You Should Seek Counsel

March 20, 2020

Spousal separation is best done with legal counsel. Informal separation, where a couple lives apart is not the same as a legal separation. A legal separation is formally recognized by a court and will usually involve attorneys. Hiring a divorce attorney in Pleasanton CA can greatly impact the ease of handling a legal separation.  What […]

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How Long Will a Temporary Restraining Order Last?

March 13, 2020

In California family law cases, including divorces, child custody and domestic violence disputes, the court can issue a temporary restraining order to prohibit certain conduct and contact between certain persons. Temporary restraining orders are common when there have been allegations of domestic violence. There are different types of restraining orders that may be issued, with […]

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Can a Lawyer Help Create a Child Support Agreement?

March 06, 2020

When persons share a child in common, it is important to setup a child support agreement. Conflict related to child support and children’s expenses frequently arise when there is not a defined agreement in effect. To reduce the chance of conflict and to ensure that you have a legal and complete agreement, contact Tierney Law […]

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How is Child Support Determined in California?

March 04, 2020

When determining the best interests of a child in the court of law, child support is often a very large factor. Whether receiving or paying child support it is important for the amount to not only be adequate but also fair. To ensure both of these things occur it is essential to enlist the help […]

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The Role Social Media Plays In a Divorce

February 28, 2020

The Role Social Media Plays In a Divorce If you are in the midst of a divorce, many thoughts will be racing through your mind. For many people, going on social media sites is a great way to communicate with family and friends. However, if you are going through a divorce, this may not be […]

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How do Prenups Work in California?

February 14, 2020

How do Prenups Work in California? Just like other states, California has its own set of rules regarding prenuptial agreements. Also simply known as a prenup, this is a legal document that two people sign before they get married. Essentially, it determines what a spouse is entitled to and what happens with the couple’s debts […]

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Overview of the Divorce Process

October 15, 2019

The number one question clients ask is how long it will take to complete my divorce. Below is an overview of the divorce process and our attempt to answer this is question. The answer largely depends on a number of factors and the actions of the opposing party. The divorce process involves two parties, two […]