Monthly Archives: August 2013

same sex divorce

First Same-Sex Couples File For Divorce

It did not take long for same-sex couples to begin seeking divorces when Minnesota legalized same-sex unions; in fact, it was only a week after the law was passed when the first divorce petitions...
stepdad divorce

New Study Shows Stepdads More Likely to Divorce

A new study by Stepdadding.com shows that stepdads divorce their new wives at a rate nearly twice that of husbands in marriages that involve mutual children. Specifically, 61 percent of men surveyed who left...
prenuptial agreement

Do I Need A Prenup?

If you are getting married in California, you almost certainly will need a prenuptial agreement. Many people may be surprised by such a definitive statement, but the fact is that most people benefit from...
child support

Paying Child Support: The Right Way To Stop

Child support can be a confusing topic because there are so many different factors that contribute to the payment amount. One parent may be ordered to remit a certain amount per week or month...
child support debt california

California Has Near-Record Child Support Debt

A sluggish economy and high interest rates are being blamed for near-record delinquencies in child support across California. To date, the state is showing nearly $20 billion in unpaid child support payments, according to...
family law san diego

If You Suspect Abuse . . .

Child abuse is a situation no parent ever wants to face. Suddenly, you realize your child may be suffering abuse at the hands of your former spouse or a new adult in that partner’s...