FPS Briefs: Holiday Bonuses and Other Extra Income – Impact on Child/Spousal Support

By Forester Purcell / December 3, 2018 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FPS Briefs: Expecting a holiday bonus? Know what constitutes “income” for determining child and spousal support. With 2018 coming to a close, divorced parents may be expecting a year-end bonus or other forms of extra income. Whether the funds will purchase a Disney vacation or go towa...

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Rethinking Domestic Violence: Know the Signs Beyond Physical Abuse

By Kristen Sellers / October 22, 2018 / Family Law / No Comments

Rethinking Domestic Violence: Know the Signs Beyond Physical Abuse Domestic Violence is… What qualifies as “abuse” under the law? When people think about domestic violence, physical abuse is usually the first thing that one pictures. Images of a battered woman with a black eye and bruises on her ...

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FPS Briefs: Divorce and the Holidays

By Forester Purcell / October 11, 2018 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

FPS Briefs: Divorce and Holiday Planning Whether you’re in a blended, separated, recently divorced, or single-parent family, it’s never too early to plan for the holidays. Our team at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC shares brief thoughts on navigating the holiday season.   KRISTEN SE...

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California’s AB 2274 Changes Treatment of Pets in Divorce Proceedings

By Keeley Nickelson / September 30, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

With AB 2274, California becomes the third state to treat pets more like kids during divorce proceedings. Attorney KEELEY NICKELSON gives the ruff overview.

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Sacramento Business Journal Highlights FPS Attorneys in “Best of the Bar” Publication

By Forester Purcell / September 4, 2018 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Among Sacramento’s 2018 “Best of the Bar” Honorees Congratulations to Neil Forester and Michelle Stowell for their showing in the Sacramento Business Journal’s 2018 lineup of top lawyers known as the “Best of the Bar” in the region. This year’s listin...

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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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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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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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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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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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