Misconceptions Surrounding Prenuptial Agreements

While Prenup Misconceptions Abound, Reality Offers Guiding Light Prenuptial agreements get a bad rap. For whatever reason (celebrity drama, movie plotlines, click-bait headlines), prenups have garnered a reputation for destroying the very bedrock of the bond between two people. The seemingly dest...

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Estate Planning for Blended Families in California

By Forester Purcell / October 23, 2016 / Family Law, FAQ, Premarital, Resources / No Comments

Blending families isn’t easy. Finding the right partner after your last attempt didn’t go so well is a blessing, but it also comes with a unique set of difficulties:   Are your kids as happy as you are with your new spouse? Are your spouse’s kids as excited to have you in their lives as [&he...

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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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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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Why hire a Certified Family Law Specialist to handle your Sacramento divorce or child custody matters?

By Forester Purcell / April 26, 2015 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, Firm News, Premarital / No Comments

Family lawyers do not get the respect they deserve. In terms of the potential breadth and complexity of issues which they face, family practitioners work in one of the most, and perhaps the most, exacting and demanding areas of concentration in the law. Under California’s community property...

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