12Jul

Are Children of Divorce Resilient?

By Forester Purcell / July 12, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

Our weekly divorce lifestyle radio hour, Split Decisions, explores the adage “kids are resilient,” and offers commentary on building resiliency in children of divorce as a topic of the July 13th live show. The team at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC prepared a few conversation-starter tho...

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28Jun

Newlywed Advice from Divorce Lawyers

By Forester Purcell / June 28, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

Newlywed advice from divorce lawyers?! Well, sure … as the Farmer’s Insurance commercials say, “we know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.” The team at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC prepared a few thoughts on the topic:   Can I divorce-proof my marr...

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21Jun

Thoughts on Lawyers Behaving Badly in Divorce Court

By Forester Purcell / June 21, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys reveal examples of lawyers behaving badly with answers to the question:   What makes opposing counsel easy to work with vs. a nightmare to work with during family law litigation? NEIL FORESTER Whether an opposing counsel is easy to work with or impossible t...

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13Jun

FAQ: Do kids belong in divorce courtrooms?

By Forester Purcell / June 13, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys weigh in on children and divorce with answers to the question:   Do kids belong in divorce courtrooms?   MATT PURCELL Children are the victims of divorce. They don’t ask for their family to be split up, and while their preferences are heard through med...

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6Jun

Self-Care During Divorce

By Forester Purcell / June 6, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ, Resources / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys offer their take on stress and self-care with answers to the question:   How does “self-care” factor into my divorce process?   NEIL FORESTER One of the more stressful feelings my clients report is not knowing what the future holds for thei...

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4Jun

FAQ: When can child support be modified?

I see a lot of complex child support cases in my practice. One of the more frequent queries involves confusion about when and how child support can be modified:   If we agree to this child support order, can my ex bring me back to court in six months to ask for more?   Child support, [&...

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31May

FAQ: Aren’t prenups only for the wealthy?

By Forester Purcell / May 31, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ, Premarital / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys provide a reality check on prenuptial agreements (prenups) with answers to the question:   Aren’t prenups only for wealthy couples?   NEIL FORESTER Whether an engaged couple realizes it or not, when they get married a whole new set of rules will ...

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28May

Announcing the Launch of SPLIT DECISIONS Divorce Radio Show

By Forester Purcell / May 28, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, Firm News, Resources / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC is pleased to announce the launch of SPLIT DECISIONS – Sacramento’s Divorce Radio Hour, airing live every Wednesday from 3-4 pm pst on KSAC-FM 105.5, the Wall Street Business Network.   Yep, we’re divorce lawyers doing a radio show.   WHY: C...

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23May

FAQ: What are the biggest myths about spousal support?

By Forester Purcell / May 23, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys offer their take on spousal support with answers to the question:   What are the biggest myths and misconceptions about spousal support?   Jenny Bain One of the biggest myths I hear is that clients think they can get support “forever.” There is no situ...

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16May

FAQ: What are the most common child custody mistakes?

By Forester Purcell / May 16, 2016 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys offer their take on child custody with answers to the question:   How can I avoid missteps in child custody proceedings?   Neil Forester The biggest mistake that I see people make is superimposing their own interpersonal conflict with the other parent ...

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