There are a multitude of reasons why couples file for divorce. It is often the case that one spouse expects the other spouse to come around, let go of steam from the argument that recently transpired, and become their normal self as time passes. But what happens when the other spouse does not come around?…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has majorly impacted the state of our world economy. A question that comes of this is how the COVID-19 will affect property division in pending and future divorces. California is a community property state. Therefore, it is the basic presumption that property acquired during the marriage is community property. Upon divorce, the…

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Amid the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic, separated parents who share custody of their children continue to face new challenges in unprecedented ways. Stay-at-home orders have exacerbated the issue of child custody. Some parents have been able to smoothly transition in co-parenting during the pandemic, while others have experienced a more challenging time. As court proceedings…

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COVID-19 is a force that the world has never experienced before.  The pandemic has affected public health, work, schools, social settings, and family life, specifically in the case of marriages.  The feeling of the unknown combined with home confinement and increasing financial stress has pushed the tipping points for many marriages.               In unfortunate situations…

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COVID-19 has casted a halt on family planning, especially in the case of surrogacy services. Due to COVID-19, hundreds of prospective surrogacy parents are unable to enter the United States to meet their newborn child.  The pandemic has left many unanswered questions for parents who seek surrogacy services from abroad: How can we protect our…

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Domestic violence tends to move in silence. Statistically speaking individuals being abused are either unaware of the abuse or too scared to speak up, thus creating a vicious cycle and dark breeding grounds for the abuser. This blog post discusses the specifics of what entails domestic violence within family law and the legal strategies to…

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After a dissolution of marriage, you may feel as if your financial situation has been set-back. You may feel forced to go back to working an nine to five office job, or even longer hours than expected. Your newly found independent relationship status may force you to live a moderate lifestyle and spend less than…

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Learning how to cope with your emotional distress from your separation of your ex-spouse is how someone must change their lifestyle because you can end up with emotional baggage that can be harmful to your mental and physical health. There are many healthy ways to change your lifestyle on coping with the separation of your…

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Holidays often exacerbate the sadness, grief and frustration that comes with a traumatic breakup, especially for couples that have young children and shared custodial arrangements. Disagreements over divorce proceedings, support and visitation can reach an all-time high over the holiday season and force ex-partners back into the courtroom. However, there are ways to reduce the stress of…

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