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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19Apr

DVTROs: Knowledge of the Process is Power

By FPS / April 19, 2017 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

“You should file a Domestic Violence Restraining Order (DVRO) to protect yourself.” Victims of domestic violence — which is a broad category for numerous types of behavior not limited to physical or verbal assault  — often hear this advice from friends and family who mean well. And while DVRO app...

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26Apr

Why hire a Certified Family Law Specialist to handle your Sacramento divorce or child custody matters?

By FPS / April 26, 2015 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, Firm News, Premarital / No Comments

Family lawyers do not get the respect they deserve. In terms of the potential breadth and complexity of issues which they face, family practitioners work in one of the most, and perhaps the most, exacting and demanding areas of concentration in the law. Under California’s community property...

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15Apr

Let me tell you why Forester Purcell family law attorneys are walking a mile in high heels on May 3, 2015.

By Neil M. E. Forester, CFLS I’ve walked a mile in high heels 3 times now. I get some blisters, and nearly twist my ankle each time, but these minor annoyances are insignificant compared to the high I get from this high heeled adventure. Why would I do this, you ask? I’m taking a stand […]

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