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, Split Decisions Radio / 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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9May

FAQ: How does “high-conflict” behavior affect my divorce case?

By admin / May 9, 2016 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys offer their take on “High-Conflict Divorce” with answers to the question:   What does “high-conflict” behavior do to a litigated divorce/custody case and how can clients disengage from the drama?   Michelle Stowell “When going through...

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2May

FAQ: Dating & Divorce – How can a new Significant Other affect my divorce case?

By Forester Purcell / May 2, 2016 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys offer their take on “Dating & Divorce,” with answers to the question:   Is it okay to date during my divorce?   Matt Purcell “Like everything else in a dissolution case, if handled respectfully and maturely, a significant other co...

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30Mar

FAQ: Do I need a “bulldog” lawyer for my contested divorce?

By Neil Forester / March 30, 2016 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Answer: You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. One of the most common issues I see with prospective clients is their insistence on hiring the “shark,” or the “bulldog,” or whatever other pejorative term may spring to mind to describe an aggressive and litigious divorce attorney. I und...

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6Feb

What is a Certified Family Law Specialist in California?

By Forester Purcell / February 6, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, Premarital, Resources / No Comments

The CFLS Designation Explained Attorneys who are “Certified Family Law Specialists“ have received distinct designation as experts in their field, according the The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. The CFLS founders of Forester Purcell Stowell — Neil M. E. F...

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23Jan

Do GPS Trackers Have a Place in Family Law Cases?

By Jenny Bain / January 23, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

GPS trackers should be used for a defined and narrow task, having a legitimate purpose. Parties to a family law case often need certain evidence to substantiate their claims regarding child custody, spousal support, or even the disposition of certain property. For example, they may need proof tha...

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