Beyond Lawyers During Divorce: Choosing a Realtor

By Forester Purcell / July 29, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

A good REALTOR can have a tangible effect on the trajectory of a divorce ~ choose wisely. Often-times one of the easiest ways for clients to rack up attorney’s fees is to be unable to communicate with their ex. In a case with significant property to divide, many potential logistical conversations are required. When the […]

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SB 1255 Fixes “Date of Separation” Issues

Living Under Same Roof No Longer Bar to Establishing Date of Separation With today’s passage of SB 1255, we have a fairly swift legislative response to the appellate court’s ruling in Marriage of Davis. As I expressed previously, while the desire for a bright line rule for “date of separation,” (or any other area of […]

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FAQ: When is legal separation a better option than divorce?

What’s the deal with legal separation? The decision to divorce is a big one – a life altering, heart-breaking point of realization that will reverberate through every aspect of your life for many months, if not years, to come. That decision is rarely made without long periods of self-reflection and option weighing. And one thing […]

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What are the consequences of hiding assets during divorce?

By Forester Purcell / July 18, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

Our weekly divorce lifestyle radio hour, Split Decisions, covers the uniqueness of high net worth divorce cases on the July 20th live show. The team at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC offered some admonishments on a related topic:   What are the consequences of hiding assets during divorce?   NEIL FORESTER Pursuing a strategy of “hide the ball” during […]

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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 thoughts on the topic:   How can parenting plans cultivate resiliency in children? […]

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Welcome Future-Planner & Peacebuilder Kristin N. Capritto

By Forester Purcell / July 11, 2016 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Adds Business and Estate Planning Services Welcome Bentham – the newest addition to the FPS legal team. He’s rad. Bentham is accompanied by attorney and mediator KRISTIN N. CAPRITTO. We like her, too, and know our clients will be thrilled with the new estate and business planning services she offers. An independent contract attorney with […]

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Jenny Bain Selected to 2016 Northern California Rising Stars List

By Forester Purcell / July 8, 2016 / Firm News / No Comments

Woot! We’re thrilled to give a shout out to family law attorney JENNY BAIN, selected to the 2016 Northern California Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or […]

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