Divorce

Divorce

Helping good people get out of bad relationships starts with educating the client on the law and legal process.

Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative divorce is a family law procedure by which the two parties agree that they will not go to court, or threaten to do so.

Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is now well-known and widely accepted. Mediation means different things to different people.


Grounds for Divorce

Grounds for Divorce

If we are to be technically precise, a California marriage dissolution or legal separation can be only be realized on grounds of irreconcilable differences or incurable insanity.

Child Custody

Child Custody

Regardless of the acrimony good parents should always do what is best for their children. At divorce this can be a challenge, but it does not have to be impossible.

Child Support

Child Support

Child support is an ongoing periodic payment made by a parent for the financial well-being of a child. California guideline child support process can be complicated at perplexing.


Spousal Support

Spousal Support

Commitments are made during marriage that create responsibilities at divorce. Spousal support is one of those issues.

Property Division

Property Division

California pioneered the concept of “community property” that has become the model for a good portion of the country.

Same Sex Families

Same Sex Families

This important and evolving area of the law can be confounding. Effective legal representation can make all the difference.


Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is defined as threatened or actual abuse from someone in your family or in your home or with whom you have a close relationship.

International Consulting

International Consulting

Japan, China, Taiwan, India, Pakistan, Canada, England, Germany, France, Turkey, Israel, Nigeria, Iran, Qatar, Brazil, Australia . . .  These are some of the countries where our family law clients have come from, and some of the countries that we have handled cross-over family law cases with.  More and more high net worth people from different countries are marrying each other. Many high net worth couples are maintaining several homes around the world, including in California. International divorces are much more complex than domestic divorces.  Choice of forum and law, consideration of California child custody, California maintenance, and California property division outcomes, must all be assessed.