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5 Things to Consider When Relocating Children After a Divorce

5 Things to Consider When Relocating Children After a Divorce

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After a divorce, it is not uncommon to want to start your new life as soon as possible. If this involves a relocation and there are children involved, you will want to carefully consider how it may impact their lives. Will they feel like they are being uprooted from life as they...
My Ex Won't Agree to A Move Away Order

My Ex Won’t Agree to A Move Away Order

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After a divorce, you may want to move with your children for a new job, to be closer to your family, or just to get a fresh start. Parental rights are heavily protected in both New York and California, and you don’t have the right to just pick up and move away. Your ex, in most...
What to Do if You are Disinherited from a Will

What to Do if You are Disinherited from a Will

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As a child or spouse, you have certain rights when it comes to inheritance of the property or assets of a parent. For any number of reasons, a testator (author of the will) may attempt to disinherit a child or spouse by omitting them from a will or trust. Common reasons include:...
Los Angeles Divorce Checklist : A Checklist of Hidden Assets Your Spouse Has

Los Angeles Divorce Checklist : A Checklist of Hidden Assets Your Spouse Has

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Some important aspects of California divorce law that you need to be familiar with as you enter into divorce proceedings are the related concepts of “community property” and “equitable division.” The concept of community property says that property and/or income acquired by...
Even Amicable Divorces Affect Kids

Even Amicable Divorces Affect Kids

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The financial and emotional concerns that parents face when entering into a divorce can be overwhelming, including questions of who will get the familial residence, how all of the family’s property will be divided, whether or not spousal and child support will be awarded, who...
Famous High Net Worth Divorces of 2015

Famous High Net Worth Divorces of 2015

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The truth of the phrase “more money, more problems” may be debatable, but it is certainly the case when it comes to divorces involving couples with high net worth. There are significantly more financial issues for lawyers, managers, and ultimately judges to consider. Prenuptial...
Divorce Attorney Los Angeles: Separation vs. Divorce

Divorce Attorney Los Angeles: Separation vs. Divorce

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The Legal and Financial Difference Between Separation and Divorce The word “separation” with regard to a marriage has several different meanings which are very different from one another, and the implications of the various types of separations can be vastly different based on...
5 High Profile Quick Divorces in Los Angeles

5 High Profile Quick Divorces in Los Angeles

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Quick Divorces in Los Angeles Although in California there is a mandatory waiting period of 6 months that must pass between the filing for divorce and the official granting of the divorce papers, the wheels turn much quicker toward settlement in some cases than others. Here is a...
Support for Securing More Child Custody Rights for Fathers

Support for Securing More Child Custody Rights for Fathers

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The family law system has traditionally favored mothers, sometimes leaving fathers disconnected from the program, and their children. Though this aspect has changed drastically over the last couple of decades, there are still plenty of improvements to be made. Establishing...
5 Reasons You Need an Estate Plan After Your Marriage

5 Reasons You Need an Estate Plan After Your Marriage

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Congratulations! Marriage is a very exciting time at any age and something that should be both celebrated and protected. The best way to protect your marriage might surprise you: with a comprehensive estate plan. That’s right, LGBT or straight, first marriage or fifth —...