Comparison Between US Law and French Law

Based on my exposure to California’s and France’s family law court system, I have realized there are some differences between domestic and international legal systems. In France, divorce can be pronounced for 4 main reasons. Similar to California, parties can agree on the divorce and all consequen...

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730 Custody Evaluation

Has a Child Custody Evaluation “730 Evaluation” been ordered by your California Family Court Judge, and are you completely in the dark as to what it is? You are not alone. Often times in contested custody proceedings a Judge may appoint a child custody evaluator to conduct a child custody evaluation ...

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Medical Treatment Disputes in Workers’ Compensation Claims

California Workers’ Compensation Laws provide certain benefits to employees injured on the job, including medical treatment for the industrial injury. At the initial evaluation, the workers’ compensation doctor will create a treatment plan which may include consultations with specialists, conservativ...

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Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

In high conflict family law matters it is sometimes necessary for an individual to obtain a restraining order when domestic violence has occurred. The Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) [FC §§6200–6409] authorizes a procedure to obtain restraining orders to restrain domestic violence and make ot...

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