25Nov

Video / Divorce Courts and the Holidays

By FPS / November 25, 2017 / Divorce, Videos / No Comments

Attorney Nickelson discusses how the California divorce courts handle holiday-related requests. Watch our video conversation with FPS attorney Keeley Nickelson and read below for supplemental information related to divorce and the holidays.   Related Content: QUICK TAKES: HOLIDAY PLANNING AN...

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9Nov

Video / Pet-Parenting Through Divorce

By Neil Forester / November 9, 2017 / Divorce, Videos / No Comments

Who Gets the Dog? Pet-Parenting Through Divorce Watch our video conversation with FPS attorney Neil Forester and read below for supplemental information related to pet custody and how pets are treated in situations involving domestic violence.   In my role as board president for nonprofit NorCal ...

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5Nov

Event / Feast for WEAVE ~ November 4, 2017

By FPS / November 5, 2017 / Community Service, Events / No Comments

FPS was pleased to sponsor the 9th Annual Feast for WEAVE, an amazing farm-to-fork experience for supporters to help raise critical funds for WEAVE’s 24-hour crisis intervention services. The 2017 gathering raised more than $133,000 through sponsorships, donations, and a live auction. Neil Forest...

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1Nov

Event / SCBA Domestic Violence Trial Advocacy Workshop

By FPS / November 1, 2017 / Events / No Comments

FPS is pleased to sponsor “Beyond the Basics: Domestic Violence Trial Advocacy Workshop,” co-presented by the Sacramento County Bar Association and the California Psychological Associaton. Neil Forester will serve as workshop moderator, as well as co-present a one-hour session on R...

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15Oct

Quick Takes: Holiday Planning and Divorce

By FPS / October 15, 2017 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Whether you’re in a blended, separated, recently divorced, or single-parent family, it’s never too early to plan for the holidays. The divorce lawyers at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC offer some reminders to help you make the most of the seasons.   NEIL FORESTER For those going thr...

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14Sep

FPS Attorneys Named on 2017 “Best of the Bar” List in Sacramento

By FPS / September 14, 2017 / Firm News / No Comments

Purcell and Stowell nominated to 2017 “Best of the Bar” list published by the Sacramento Business Journal We’re pleased to recognize shareholders Matt Purcell and Michelle Stowell for their inclusion in the 2017 Sacramento Business Journal “Best of the Bar” list. Eac...

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22Aug

Quick Takes: Child Support Misperceptions and Tips

By FPS / August 22, 2017 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, FAQ, Resources / No Comments

August is Child Support Awareness Month. The attorneys at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC offer sound bites on some often misunderstood aspects of the system.   NEIL FORESTER The amount of monthly child support ordered by a court is often not the only child support that must be paid. In two spec...

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15Aug

California Child Custody Cases: Sanchez Ruling Affects Use of Experts, Evaluators, and Evidence

By Keeley Nickelson / August 15, 2017 / Children, Family Law / No Comments

People v. Sanchez: New Ruling Affects Use of Experts / Custody Evaluators and the Rules of Evidence in Family Court In custody cases, attorneys frequently use child custody evaluators to provide professional opinions and recommendations. Evaluators prepare a report that is submitted to the court ...

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6Aug

Welcome to the Team – Keeley L. Nickelson, Family Law Attorney

By FPS / August 6, 2017 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Welcomes New Family Law Attorney Keeley Nickelson We’re pleased to introduce our newest colleague, Keeley Nickelson, a family law attorney who will be supporting clients in a range matters including divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, guardianships, and restraining orders. ...

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27Jul

CLIENT JOURNEY: Two Dads and Their Independent Adoption Story

By FPS / July 27, 2017 / Children, Firm News / No Comments

CLIENT JOURNEY: Two Dads and Their Independent Adoption Story We are beyond thrilled to congratulate our clients Robyé and Matthew on the adoption of their daughter, Mia. FPS attorney Matt Purcell and senior paralegal Dorinda Gregory began working with the couple last year, after traditional rout...

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