20Feb

California Pet Custody Laws Compared to Other States

By Keeley Nickelson / February 20, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Who gets Fido in a California divorce? Attorney KEELEY NICKELSON is doggone pupset about the current laws in place. But a "best interest" of the pet standard may be on the horizon.

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14Feb

The Importance of Self-Care During Divorce

By Forester Purcell / February 14, 2018 / Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

Today we bring you words from the heart, in the spirit of self-love. Read on for our thoughts on self-care during divorce.   NEIL FORESTER My clients often remark that not knowing what the future holds for their post-divorce life is one of the most stressful parts of the process. I say fight...

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18Jan

Welcome New Attorneys Michelle Albright and Kristen Sellers

By Forester Purcell / January 18, 2018 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Family Law in Folsom, California welcomes senior attorney Michelle Albright and associate Kristen Sellers. Additions will establish firm's second location in Roseville, California, scheduled to open by April 2018.

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17Jan

Divorce in the Digital World ~ Can Technology Hurt or Help My Case?

By Keeley Nickelson / January 17, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

The Hidden Dangers of Divorce in the Digital World When you’re in family court for a divorce or custody dispute, you’re under extreme scrutiny. Scrutiny from the court, possibly a mediator, and usually from your ex-spouse. Feuding parents are always looking for reasons to claim superiority, and p...

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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 sol...

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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 hav...

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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 comp...

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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. &nbs...

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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 ...

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25Nov

Video / Divorce Courts and the Holidays

By Forester Purcell / November 25, 2017 / Divorce, Videos / No Comments

Attorney Nickelson discusses how the California divorce courts handle holiday-related requests. Watch our video conversation with FPS attorney Keeley Nickelson and read below for supplemental information related to divorce and the holidays.   Related Content: QUICK TAKES: HOLIDAY PLANNING AN...

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