20Feb

California Pet Custody Laws Compared to Other States

By Keeley Nickelson / February 20, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Who gets Fido in a California divorce? Attorney KEELEY NICKELSON is doggone pupset about the current laws in place. But a "best interest" of the pet standard may be on the horizon.

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14Feb

The Importance of Self-Care During Divorce

By FPS / February 14, 2018 / Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

Today we bring you words from the heart, in the spirit of self-love. Read on for our thoughts on self-care during divorce.   NEIL FORESTER My clients often remark that not knowing what the future holds for their post-divorce life is one of the most stressful parts of the process. I say fight...

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17Jan

Divorce in the Digital World ~ Can Technology Hurt or Help My Case?

By Keeley Nickelson / January 17, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

The Hidden Dangers of Divorce in the Digital World When you’re in family court for a divorce or custody dispute, you’re under extreme scrutiny. Scrutiny from the court, possibly a mediator, and usually from your ex-spouse. Feuding parents are always looking for reasons to claim superiority, and p...

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11Dec

Video / Support Orders, Holiday Bonuses and Other Extra Earnings

By FPS / December 11, 2017 / Divorce, Videos / No Comments

Attorney Neil Forester looks at support orders and the impact of holiday bonuses and more. Watch our two-part video conversation with FPS attorney Neil Forester and read below for supplemental information related to child and spousal support orders and how “income” is determined. &nbs...

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11Dec

Quick Takes: Holiday Bonuses and Other Extra Income – Impact on Child/Spousal Support

By FPS / December 11, 2017 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

Getting a holiday bonus? Understand what constitutes “income” for determining child and spousal support. With the holidays approaching and the year coming to a close, some divorced parents are looking forward to a year-end bonus. Whether the check will purchase necessities or provide ...

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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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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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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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30May

Quick Takes: What should I look for when hiring a divorce lawyer?

By Neil Forester / May 30, 2017 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

Neil Forester on “Hiring a Divorce Lawyer” We asked Certified Family Law Specialist NEIL FORESTER for his Quick Take on what to look for when hiring a divorce lawyer.   Take your time. “If you’re just starting to look for a divorce lawyer, my biggest piece of advice is: tak...

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