12Jul

Lessons from HBO’s “Big Little Lies” on Grandparent Rights and Guardianships

By FPS / July 12, 2019 / Children, Divorce / No Comments

Lesson’s from HBO’s Big Little Lies on Grandparent Rights and Guardianships HBO’s Big Little Lies put a plethora of family law issues at the forefront of last Sunday’s episode, expertly woven into the storyline of the incomparable Meryl Streep v. the only person who could take her dow...

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20May

Digital Forensics Experts Say Your Smartphone is a Glass Castle in Divorce

By Keeley Nickelson / May 20, 2019 / Divorce / No Comments

Digital Forensics Experts Say Your Smartphone is a Glass Castle in Divorce Whether or not you watch Black Mirror, you know that our daily lives are immersed in technology. And whether or not you realize it, the inner eye of your smartphone is always watching. Accessing and using digitally stored ...

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8Apr

Infidelity, Divorce, and the Legal Landscape

By FPS / April 8, 2019 / 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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25Mar

A Simple Lesson from Reveal’s Podcast on Parental Alienation

By Keeley Nickelson / March 25, 2019 / Children, Divorce / No Comments

A Simple Lesson from Reveal’s Podcast on Parental Alienation The family law community has been abuzz with conversation regarding parental alienation, thanks to a recently aired podcast episode on the topic: Bitter Custody: A Reveal Podcast from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX...

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14Mar

FAQ: How does divorce impact college planning?

By FPS / March 14, 2019 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

How does divorce impact college planning? Countless issues can arise for divorced or divorcing parents with children who are currently or someday college-bound.  School’s in session with a few lectures from our team. Financial Planning Tips Financial planning in a divorce can be short-sight...

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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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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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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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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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