30Dec

Neil Forester Re-elected Board Chairperson of WEAVE

By Forester Purcell / December 30, 2017 / Community Service, Firm News / No Comments

Neil Forester to serve a second year as Chairperson of WEAVE’s Board of Directors Earlier this month, FPS managing shareholder Neil Forester was re-elected by the Board of Directors of WEAVE to serve a second year as the agency’s President. WEAVE has been Sacramento County’s sole Rape Crisis Center since 1988 and will celebrate its 40th […]

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20Dec

California Prop. 64 and Child Custody Orders: What’s the Buzz?

By Keeley Nickelson / December 20, 2017 / Children, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

Does the legalization of recreational marijuana affect my child custody orders? My co-parent gets high sometimes. When the clock strikes midnight in California this new year, hundreds of new laws will go into effect. A big one for 2018 is the legalization of recreational marijuana use. If you have a custody order, you might be […]

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13Dec

Video / At what age can a child of divorce choose where to live?

By Forester Purcell / December 13, 2017 / Children, FAQ, Videos / No Comments

Attorney Matt Purcell explains the simple answer to this common question. Watch our conversation with FPS attorney Matt Purcell to learn the simple answer to the common question “When can my kid decide which parent she lives with?” While the answer is simple, the implications are complex, and we hope co-parents will take these perspectives […]

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11Dec

Video / Support Orders, Holiday Bonuses and Other Extra Earnings

By Forester Purcell / December 11, 2017 / Divorce, Videos / No Comments

Attorney Neil Forester looks at support orders and the impact of holiday bonuses and more. Watch our two-part video conversation with FPS attorney Neil Forester and read below for supplemental information related to child and spousal support orders and how “income” is determined.   Related Content: QUICK TAKES: HOLIDAY BONUSES AND OTHER EXTRA INCOME – […]

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11Dec

Quick Takes: Holiday Bonuses and Other Extra Income – Impact on Child/Spousal Support

By Forester Purcell / December 11, 2017 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

Getting a holiday bonus? Understand what constitutes “income” for determining child and spousal support. With the holidays approaching and the year coming to a close, some divorced parents are looking forward to a year-end bonus. Whether the check will purchase necessities or provide for a Disney adventure, parents should understand how bonuses, and other types […]

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