14Feb

Divorce Self-Care Tips

By FPS / February 14, 2019 / Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

Divorce Self-Care Tips No one feels prepared for divorce. It’s a complicated process … emotionally, legally, and financially. Ending a marriage or long-term relationship is a lot for a person to take on, particularly when children are involved. Given the amount of stress that can be g...

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24Jan

Lawyers Behaving Badly: Gamesmanship in Divorce Cases

By Neil Forester / January 24, 2019 / Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

Lawyers Behaving Badly: Gamesmanship in Divorce Cases Forms of gamesmanship show up in our California family law cases from time to time. For whatever reason, opposing counsel get into their heads that grandstanding in court or playing fast and loose with procedural rules gives them an advantage ...

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18Jan

Neil Forester Receives Pro Bono Award from Placer County Bar Association

By FPS / January 18, 2019 / Community Service, Firm News / No Comments

Neil Forester Receives Pro Bono Award from Placer County Bar Association We are pleased to share the news that Neil Forester has received the annual Pro Bono Award from the Placer County Bar Association (“PCBA”). He was honored at the Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers and B...

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15Jan

A Divorce Lawyer’s Guide to Finding Your Divorce Lawyer

By FPS / January 15, 2019 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

Finding YOUR Divorce Lawyer in Greater Sacramento Starts with These Key Considerations Finding the right divorce lawyer is a key step toward creating optimal conditions for a faster, less-expensive divorce, compared to a lengthy, drawn-out emotional and financial nightmare. But what is “rig...

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19Dec

Happy Holidays 2018

By FPS / December 19, 2018 / Firm News / No Comments

Traditions Old & New, From Our Family to You At the holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. It is in this spirit that we say … thank you and best wishes for the holidays and Happy New Year. With modern families in mind, below is our collectio...

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3Dec

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

By FPS / 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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22Oct

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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11Oct

FPS Briefs: Divorce and the Holidays

By FPS / 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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30Sep

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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4Sep

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

By FPS / 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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