Category Archives: Family Court

Property Tracing and the Division of Community Assets

By | November 30, 2017

This article deals with family law and legal techniques that relate to the division of community property. One of the most complicated aspects of practicing family law, the question of how to equally divide a community estate, can often be contentious. This article was written to briefly discuss the legal technique known as property tracing… Read More »

What to Expect in Divorce Court

By | October 25, 2017

A divorce proceeding is never more intimidating than when you have to go to a government building so that group of legal professionals can argue over the facts of your marriage in a court of law. We know the experience well, and have seen the fear in the eyes of clients. For some, physical symptoms… Read More »

Hire a Family Law Judge

By | August 24, 2017

Although judges are typically viewed as public figures, there are in fact private family judges, occasionally referred to as “rent-a-judges”, who will preside over divorce proceedings for a fee. This article will discuss some of the pros and cons of hiring a family judge versus using the public court system for your divorce. This option isn’t… Read More »

How Do Dads Get Custody in California?

By | April 5, 2017

Many dads still hold onto old-fashioned beliefs about child custody. These beliefs generally involve the myth that preference is given to mothers, and that dads will always face an uphill battle when seeking a custody arrangement. To be clear, there are situations in which the mother is given a slight preference in custody. However, the guiding principle in all custody cases is to do… Read More »