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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5Apr

On Personal Property Division and Russell Crowe’s “Art of Divorce” Auction

By Neil Forester / April 5, 2018 / Divorce / No Comments

Certified Family Law Specialist NEIL FORESTER explains why arguing over Personal Property Division is a non-starter with your divorce lawyer, except when you are Russell Crowe.

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3Apr

FAQ: Child Custody and Relocation Cases – How far can I move?

By Matt Purcell / April 3, 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.

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26Mar

Divorce K-Files: The Case of the Misunderstood Breast Implants

By Keeley Nickelson / March 26, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

In the latest "K-Files" post, attorney KEELEY NICKELSON explains why arguing over custody of "the girls" is best reserved for divorce cases involving children or pets, and never breast implants.

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11Mar

Welcome New Colleagues Michelle Albright, Kristen Sellers & Jenn Wilkinson

By Forester Purcell / March 11, 2018 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Family Law in Folsom, California expands its legal team with additions of Michelle Albright, Kristen Sellers, and Jenn Wilkinson. Trio will establish a Roseville location by early 2019.

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1Mar

Have Money Conversations Before Wedding Conversations

By Neil Forester / March 1, 2018 / Premarital / No Comments

Sacramento divorce lawyer NEIL FORESTER shares insights on money and marriage with advice for couples wanting to stay out of his offices.

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