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Family Law

Family Law
February 13, 2018

Domestic Violence: Time to Get Help

Years ago, there was a pervasive belief that domestic violence only occurred in poor and disadvantaged households. Research has shown that this type of criminal behavior directed toward a family…
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Family LawLegislation
January 29, 2018

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in California: No requirement to show probable future abuse.

According to a recent decision by the State’s Court of Appeal, “an affidavit showing past abuse” may be the only requirement for securing a restraining order. A person seeking the…
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Family Law
January 22, 2018

Duty to disclose

Your Right to Information in a Marriage or Domestic Partnership As a married person or a registered domestic partner, you’re entitled to a high standard of care on sharing information…
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Family Law
January 10, 2018

Knowledge Is Power: Getting The Right Advice At The Right Time

One of the most common mistakes a person hovering on the brink of a family law legal problem can make is to delay acquiring legal advice on how to handle…
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CustodyFamily Law
January 8, 2018

Three Rules on Parenting

Attorney Arlene Kock currently serves as the CEO at the Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock, APLC in San Ramon, California. The law firm practice focus is on all aspects…
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CustodyDivorceFamily Law
January 4, 2018

Three Things You Should Know About Family Law Enforcement Orders

Enforcing a family law order in California is a relatively straightforward process if you know what you're doing. This article will provide three essential steps that can help you acquire…
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CustodyDivorceFamily Law
January 2, 2018

Parenting With Your Ex: Goals And Tools For 2018

A new year has begun and with it comes new possibilities. Setting parenting goals is as important as establishing your own goals for personal achievements. While setting your individual goals…
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CustodyFamily Law
November 9, 2017

Move Away Cases and the Standard for Analysis

Maintaining stability and continuity in the child’s life: The Court will look at the timeshare percentage in the current custody order, evaluate how much time the child actually spends with…
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DivorceFamily Law
November 7, 2017

Toxic Fighting in Front of the Kids: The Consequences

In 38 years of practicing law I've encountered many examples of toxic conflict between parents and have witnessed the negative impact that it has on their children. Toxic fighting consists…
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DivorceFamily Law
July 18, 2015

Four Principles Leading to a Successful Divorce

Years of experience in the field of family law have helped me understand the key essentials of what a client needs to know when embarking upon their divorce journey. I…
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