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Family Law

COVID-19 Court UpdatesFamily Law
January 10, 2023

How Court Limitations Impede Case Resolution

One of the things that I have learned after 40+ years of practicing family law is the importance of attempting to get the parties to appreciate the wisdom on resolving…
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COVID-19 Court UpdatesFamily Law
January 5, 2023

Access to the Family Law Courts: It’s Complicated

Since March 2020, we’ve all been deeply affected by the restrictions on daily activity resulting from COVID-19. Social distancing and health precautions have also affected the courts. Specifically, family law…
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DivorceFamily Law
October 4, 2022

3 Divorce Myths 2022

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
June 2, 2022

Summer Visitation Do’s & Don’ts

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, parents are faced with planning visitation and timeshare that is appropriate for their children’s summer break. Here are three DO’S and…
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CustodyFamily Law
May 3, 2022

Child Custody & Court Conduct

For those who decide to take their child custody issues to court, there are a number of formalities and local court rules that must be followed throughout the proceedings. In…
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CustodyFamily Law
April 17, 2022

Opinion: Even at its best, co-parenting is the worst

This article was first published in the Washington Post. Tracy Moore is a writer in Los Angeles. When my daughter entered sixth grade, my sister gifted them an Apple Watch.…
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COVID-19Family Law
April 5, 2022

Family Law Courts & the New COVID Universe

The world as we knew it changed in March 2020. During that time in history, everything shut down, including the courts. COVID was raging, and there were no protections from…
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CustodyFamily Law
March 2, 2022

Duty to Disclose

As a married person or a registered domestic partner, you’re entitled to a high standard of care in sharing information pertaining to your property and finances. In California, this responsibility…
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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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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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