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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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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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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21May

A Divorce Lawyer’s Advice for Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

By FPS / May 21, 2018 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FAQ: What factors should I consider when choosing a divorce lawyer in Sacramento? Finding the right divorce lawyer is critical to creating optimal conditions for a faster, less-expensive divorce, compared to a lengthy, drawn-out emotional and financial nightmare. But what is “right” f...

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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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20Dec

California Prop. 64 and Child Custody Orders: What’s the Buzz?

By Keeley Nickelson / December 20, 2017 / Children, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

Does the legalization of recreational marijuana affect my child custody orders? My co-parent gets high sometimes. When the clock strikes midnight in California this new year, hundreds of new laws will go into effect. A big one for 2018 is the legalization of recreational marijuana use. If you hav...

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