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Family Law

COVID-19Family Law
March 29, 2020

Child Custody and Parenting in the Era Of Covid-19

The effects of sheltering in place due to COVID-19 is creating a paralyzing and confusing environment for parents trying to decipher how to comply with existing child custody orders. On…
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COVID-19 Court UpdatesFamily Law
March 29, 2020

Alameda County Family Law Court Filings and Closure

The following article is based on the contents of a recent announcement made by the Family Law Presiding Judge JUDGE GREGORY SYREN: On March 17, 2020, in response to the…
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COVID-19 Court UpdatesFamily Law
March 28, 2020

The New Normal:
Court Access Post COVID-19

The universe as we knew it in the world of family law changed after March 16, 2020 when California governor Gavin Newsom issued a directive to close non-essential businesses and…
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Family Law
March 9, 2020

Arlene D. Kock Has Been Nominated and Accepted as Two Years AIOFLA’S 10 Best Law Firm in California For Client Satisfaction

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of California’s Family Law Firm, Arlene D. Kock as Two Years 10 Best Family Law Firm for Client…
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DivorceFamily Law
October 19, 2018

3 things to make divorce easier on kids

Divorce is never a simple matter logistically or emotionally. And when there are children involved, often, the hardest part is to put your own emotional issues aside in order to…
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CustodyDivorceFamily Law
March 5, 2018

Five Tested Ways to Solve Parenting Conflict

Parenting children from separate households will always be a challenge, even in the best of circumstances. Work obligations, school schedules, special holidays and family events are circumstances each parent must…
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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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