A Family Friendly Approach To Resolving Child Access

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From our eNewsletter: When it comes to establishing each parent’s individual roles and their levels of involvement, influence, and time spent with the children, the terms most discussed and debated are joint custody, sole custody, and visitation. Generally, physical child custody (whether sole, shared, or split) really comes down to the amount of time spent with one’s children. Custody in …

Keeping Information From Your Divorce Lawyer

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From our eNewsletter: This family lawyer presents eye-opening “real life” examples of how concealing information during divorce can backfire. By Joseph Cordell, Esq. We tell our clients that the most valuable thing they have in their case is their credibility — their credibility with their lawyer, with their children, with social workers or the GAL, and especially with the judge. …

New Address For H&A Walnut Creek Office

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Harding & Associates’ Walnut Creek (Contra Costa County) office has a new home and a new address. We will now be proudly serving our Contra Costa County family law clients from the Treat Towers office complex.  The new address is 1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300, Walnut Creek, CA 94597. This Class A office space reflects our continuing commitment to provide …

Embrace Change After Divorce

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From our E-Newsletter: People generally don’t like change. We resist it, even though we know it’s inevitable. Someone once said we’re all a little bit insane. That’s sort of a dramatic way of getting your attention, but you do have to admit that we all do irrational things. We know that change is inevitable. We know that it will come …

Stephanie Hon Judges Mock Trial Competition

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Stephanie D. Hon, JD participated as a Judge for the Philip A. Harley Memorial Mock Trial Competition this January.  The Mock Trial Competition is a national program through which students learn key concepts of our judicial system and hone critical thinking and debate skills.  In the competitions, teams of high school students portray key players in the courtroom in a …

Bad Parent Can Lose Spousal Support

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An unpublished opinion out of San Diego County provides a thorough refresher on the court’s ability to terminate spousal support for a parent who interferes with the other parent’s custody and visitation rights. Maureen and Jeffrey got divorced.  As part of the divorce Jeffrey was ordered to pay spousal support.  Putting it mildly, Maureen was less than cooperative when it …

Full Or Sole Custody

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From our eNewsletter: Full custody or sole custody is when one parent has exclusive rights over the children regarding all aspects of their lives. The parent with full or sole custody is usually awarded a maximum amount of child support is usually awarded a maximum amount of child support from the other parent because there will most likely be little …

Stephanie Hon Named To EACBA Board

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Harding & Associates attorney Stephanie Hon has been named to the Board of Directors of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association.  EACBA is a professional membership organization serving attorneys practicing in the cities of Danville, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore, California. Harding & Associates Family Law practices exclusively in the areas of California family law litigation, divorce mediation and …