10Feb

Matt Purcell on Child Custody and Relocation Cases – What the California family court considers in a move-away

By FPS / February 10, 2020 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Child custody lawyer Matt Purcell discusses common client confusion around relocation cases and how the court will consider situations where one divorced parent wants or needs to move away from the other co-parent. This is part 6 in the series.

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2Dec

Neil Forester on RFO Hearings During Divorce in California

By FPS / December 2, 2019 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

RFO Hearings During Divorce The prospect of appearing before a judge in family court can be one of the most stressful aspects of navigating a divorce or child custody dispute. And both the client and the attorney, including very experienced lawyers, feel that stress. The dreaded “Request for Orde...

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12Nov

The Realities of “Parental Alienation” and Family Court

“Parental Alienation” is not a magic phrase in custody cases. Many a client have come to me with misinformation about the relationship between “Parental Alienation” and Family Court. Parents proclaim those words and expect them to somehow work magic, like custody’s own “abracadabra al...

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28Sep

Holidays and Co-Parenting Before, During and After Divorce

By FPS / September 28, 2019 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Holidays and Co-Parenting Before, During and After Divorce 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....

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22Aug

Quick Takes: Child Support Misperceptions and Tips

By FPS / August 22, 2019 / 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.   MATTHEW PURCELL Parents sometimes lose sight of the fact that child support is an obligation owed only by the parents of the child, to ...

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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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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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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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