I’ve presented these articles which I have written because I feel they offer good information for my clients. Reading them at your leisure will help you better understand your situation. If you have any questions regarding what you’ve read here, especially how it may relate to your own family law issue, please feel free to contact my office. We will be happy to arrange a consultation to discuss all your questions.

What Happens on Social Media May Not Stay on Social Media

Social Media posts and jurisdiction in the State of California Social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat have drastically changed the way we communicate. Today, an estimated 1.96 billion people worldwide interact in increasingly varied ways across a rising number of social media platforms. It is imperative that the law, as well as the interpretation of the law, … Continued

Reasons Why an Affair May Actually Matter

California is a “no-fault” divorce state, meaning the grounds by which one may obtain a divorce are limited to irreconcilable differences and incurable insanity((Note: there are other grounds to obtain a divorce, the other grounds refer to marriages that are void or voidable. This blog post does not address those grounds.)). With regard to irreconcilable differences, this means that a … Continued

The Simple Bare “Necessaries”

“Look for the bare necessities The simple bare necessities Forget about your worries and your strife I mean the bare necessities That’s why a bear can rest at ease With just the bare necessities of life”        –   “The Bare Necessities” from Disney’s The Jungle Book On August 30, 2017, the published portion of the decision by the … Continued

Truth and Consequences: Shirking Spousal Support Obligations

While most Family Law courts recognize a prevailing precedent that no one may be compelled to work after the usual retirement age of 65 in order to pay the same level of spousal support as when they were employed, courts are concurrently wary of individuals who deliberately shirk their support obligations by refusing to work, retiring early, or restructuring the … Continued

Great Expectations

Family law litigation can be difficult, not just because of the emotions but also because children are often involved, and because it can become a costly and arduous process for the parties. Nonetheless, one of the bigger problems is the challenging issue of managing expectations. The attorney wants to please their client. The client wants to win. A family’s future … Continued

WHAT EVERY CORPORATE LAWYER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FAMILY LAW

A family law attorney, in addition to being a zealous, strong and compassionate advocate, must also be able to resolve community property and support issues that may involve tax returns, business balance sheets and a variety of financial asset statements. The content of these documents, which corporate lawyers work with regularly, can often reveal an interesting story which, when presented … Continued

Swiping Right on the “Right” Family Law Attorney

While many of us are used to “swiping right” to choose the person with whom we may (or not) share an intimate relationship, the process of choosing the right family law attorney should be a carefully vetted process, and not necessarily one in which simple boxes (for example, gender and age) are checked.

Beware These Divorce Pitfalls

A divorce, for most people, is a pivotal and life-changing experience. It is an event that can have dramatic ramifications on your future, both financially and emotionally. Yet, while you are in the throes of the divorce, it is important to remember that the way you conduct yourself in your divorce may have consequences after the divorce is final. Be … Continued