17Aug

Podcast: Debuting Our Modern Family Law Podcast

By Forester Purcell / August 17, 2018 / Firm News, Podcast / No Comments

Welcome to Our Modern Family Law Podcast Tune in to this series of candid conversations about family law issues that cross into other areas of law and life. The FPS attorneys will tackle the day’s topics along with a mix of Sacramento professionals who are helping families of all shapes and sizes...

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6Aug

FPS Attorneys Named “Top Lawyers” in Sacramento Magazine

By Forester Purcell / August 6, 2018 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Attorneys Named to “Top Lawyers” List in Sacramento Magazine We’re pleased to recognize Neil Forester, Michelle Stowell, and Michelle Albright for being named to the 2018 Top Lawyers list, published in the August issue of Sacramento Magazine. Last month, FPS attorneys Matt P...

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31Jul

FAQ: Child Custody and Relocation Cases – What factors will the court assess?

By Matt Purcell / July 31, 2018 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Child custody lawyer Matt Purcell discusses common client confusion around relocation cases and how the court will consider situations where one divorced parent wants or needs to move away from the other co-parent. This is part 3 in the series.

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17Jul

Infidelity, Divorce, and the Legal Landscape

By Forester Purcell / July 17, 2018 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FAQ: How do attorneys deal with a cheating spouse during divorce litigation? Clients and opposing parties who can’t help but weave a past infidelity into every aspect of their divorce litigation will be disappointed to realize that they won’t receive vindication through the California family cour...

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10Jul

FPS Shareholders Rated by “Northern California Super Lawyers” Research Team

By Forester Purcell / July 10, 2018 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Shareholders selected for inclusion in 2018 Northern California SUPER Lawyers lists.   We appreciate the chance to share a spotlight with so many accomplished and dedicated attorneys in our region and practice area. A vote of confidence by our collective peer group sends a SUPER message ...

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1Jun

FAQ: Child Custody and Relocation Cases – Why can’t I just move away?

By Matt Purcell / June 1, 2018 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Child custody lawyer Matt Purcell discusses common client confusion around relocation cases and how the court will consider situations where one divorced parent wants or needs to move away from the other co-parent. This is part 2 in the series.

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1Jun

DOs and DONT’s of Summertime Visitation for Divorced Families

By Forester Purcell / June 1, 2018 / Children / No Comments

Child Custody & Visitation: Summertime DO’s and DON’Ts When you break any custody visitation issue to it’s simplest point it comes down to the golden rule: Treat others as you would be treated. This goes for communicating and compromising on summer plans and all co-parenting situa...

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21May

A Divorce Lawyer’s Advice for Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

By Forester Purcell / May 21, 2018 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FAQ: What factors should I consider when choosing a divorce lawyer in Sacramento? Finding the right divorce lawyer is critical to creating optimal conditions for a faster, less-expensive divorce, compared to a lengthy, drawn-out emotional and financial nightmare. But what is “right” f...

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12May

California Pet Custody Laws May Be Changing with AB 2274

By Keeley Nickelson / May 12, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Who gets Fido in a California divorce? Attorney KEELEY NICKELSON is doggone pupset about the current "pets as property" laws in place. But AB 2274 offers pawsitive change in how family courts may soon treat pets during divorce.

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4May

Lifestyle & Divorce: How “Marital Standard of Living” Affects Spousal Support Orders

By Forester Purcell / May 4, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

The marital standard of living (MSOL) is one of the many factors that are set out in the California Family Code that are to be considered by a divorce court in the determination of spousal support. Our FPS team weighs in on this tricky topic.

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