Blog Posts in August, 2016

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  • How to Ensure You Are Get What's Yours During a Divorce
    How to Ensure You Are Get What's Yours During a Divorce

    Do I have any right to my spouse’s property acquired prior to our marriage? A Marvin action requires the proving of a written contract or implied, oral contract that property acquired prior to ...

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  • Getting Spousal Support After a Short Marriage
    Getting Spousal Support After a Short Marriage

    Can I get long term spousal support if I have only been married for a short time? Typically spousal support is ordered for 1/2 the length of the marriage, unless your marriage is in excess of 10 ...

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  • Providing a Smoke-Free Environment to Your Child
    Providing a Smoke-Free Environment to Your Child

    The other parent smokes cigarettes around our child, what can I do? Exposure of children to secondhand smoke may be a basis for consideration on a child's custodial placement. In fact, California ...

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  • Changing the Name of Your Child
    Changing the Name of Your Child

    In a California paternity case, can the father asked to have the surname (last name) of the child? Whether the Court will change a child's last name or not depends on various factors that I will set ...

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  • Sexual Orientation & Child Custody
    Sexual Orientation & Child Custody

    How does a parent's sexual orientation or behavior impact a California child custody order? Whether a parent is heterosexual, homosexual, bi-sexual, transgender, or unknown/changing orientation, the ...

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