Monthly Archives: July 2014

Weekend Dad

Dad’s Weekend – San Diego Family Law

Dads, it is your weekend with the kids and you want to make it a weekend to remember. You took Friday afternoon off and are hoping there is something more to do than toss...
unmarried parents and child custody

Child Custody and Unmarried Parents

Child custody battles between unmarried parents can be just as complicated as those for married parents. The mother of the child is given custody more often than the father unless she is proven to...
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Child Custody Law in California

In California, child custody law is said to be “in favor of the child’s best interests.” But what does this mean? Both parents start with equal rights when it comes to custody. Hypothetically, there...
men suffer domestic abuse

Domestic Abuse is Not Just a Male Issue

Domestic abuse is a serious problem which is marked by controlling behaviors that include threats, intimidations tactics and even violence. American sociologist Michael P. Johnson has called these behaviors “intimate terrorism”. But who are...
San Diego family law attorneys

Is Divorce Contagious?

Recent studies show that a person may be more likely to get a divorce if he or she has a friend who is divorced. While many people fear filing for divorce due to lack...
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Legal Separation in California

While divorce is common in the US, it is not always the best option for couples who wish to legally separate. Rather, California offers options for legal separation that do not extend to full-fledged...
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Reconsider “One-Day Divorces”

Divorce can be a costly endeavor, running from a few thousand dollars for those who have no major disagreements over assets to $25,000 or more for those with significant disputes. Many people try to...

Division of Second Properties

If you are fortunate enough to own a second home, whether it is a rental property or a vacation home, you may be concerned about how that property will be handled in the event...