Family Law

Prenuptial Agreement Blog

Do I Need a Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement?

The standard recital at a wedding asks partners to be faithful for better or worse until death do thee part. Many times this verbal agreement is broken and a divorce takes place. In a divorce, finances are discussed and divided according to the state laws or according to any written Pre or Postnuptial agreement made […]
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Separate or Community Property

Is My House Separate or Community Property in California Divorces?

Is my house separate or community Property? In two recent California cases, that old cliché that “you better get it in writing” (perhaps one of the most repeated pieces of legal advice ever tendered) were borne out, yet again. Separate Property Transmuted to Community Property In In re Marriage of Holtemann (2008) 162 Cal.App.4th 1175, […]
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Domestic Violence Impact

Domestic Violence Can Severely Impact A California Divorce

Your divorce attorney can only help you with the issues that he/she actually knows about. That is why you should tell your attorney what has been going on that led up to your decision to file for a divorce. Some things might not matter as much as you think, like the name of your spouse’s […]
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Choose A Good Divorce Lawyer

How to Choose a Good Divorce Lawyer

Like the gloves that Orenthal James Simpson tried on, but couldn’t get to fit, or the glass slipper that just fit Cinderella (but none of her stepsisters), it is good to know yourself well enough to know what you need, and more pointedly, what fits. This principle applies to many things in life, including your […]
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