Family Law Blog

COVID-19 News
January 30, 2022

The next normal: States will recognize multiparent families

This legal change will make children’s lives more stable, not less. We’ve all spent the past year thinking about the “return to normalcy” in the wake of the pandemic. But…
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Family Law
January 6, 2022

Confessions of a Family Court Judge

Interesting insights from a family law judge from New Zealand. A lot of the principals she talks about apply in spirit to family court policy in California, in trying to…
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December 23, 2021

I Was Newly Divorced When COVID Hit. As Omicron Surges, Here’s How To Help Those Who Feel Alone.

"With many households now debating their holiday plans, a large number of people will face the prospect of yet another holiday season on their own." “You’re free to go,” the…
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CustodyDivorceFamily Law
December 4, 2021

Family Life Post-Divorce

Family life post-divorce is not without its challenges, and a pertinent issue during the holiday season is the custody arrangement. When Christmas, Thanksgiving, birthdays, or school vacations are approaching, parents…
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CustodyFamily Law
November 2, 2021

Holiday Planning Visitation & Timeshare

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, parents are faced with planning visitation and timeshare that is appropriate for the children’s holiday break. The realities of COVID-19 have completely…
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COVID-19 News
November 1, 2021

Contra Costa Prepares To Vaccinate Children 5-11: What To Know

Contra Costa County Health Services expects to receive about 20,000 doses of the pediatric vaccine early this week. Here's what to know. Thousands of pediatric doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine…
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DivorceFamily Law
September 10, 2021

5 Divorce Myths

In answering questions for many clients considering divorce, I found there are a number of myths that need to be dispelled. This article is an attempt to address some key…
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CustodyFamily Law
August 5, 2021

How to Avoid Conflict — Back to School…The Right Way

Divorced parents can avoid conflict by planning ahead for back-to-school and special events, vacations, birthdays and other activities. Such planning is important for parents and children alike because it creates…
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