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    • Can McDonalds Actually Be Good For You?

      Child custody disputes are almost always reduced to liars contests, which Courts hate deciphering. The classic "he said, she said" is maddening to family law attorneys and judges because, without ...

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    • If Your Ex Owes Back Support, Read Here!

      A parent's failure or refusal to pay court-ordered support is considered to be so serious, that California law has designed a myriad of remedies and punishments available to ensure compliance with ...

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    • What Would You Like Your Child's Tombstone To Say?

      A few days ago, I offered my two cents about the news story where the father of the bride asked her stepfather to help escort them down the aisle. The point that many parents overlook is that looking ...

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    • Childrens' Best Interests Mean More Than You Might Think!

      Over the past day, the media has been abuzz about the father who was walking his daughter down the aisle at her wedding. He then stopped, held up the ceremony for a minute, grabbed her stepfather and ...

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    • When You're Getting Divorced, Do Not Rely Upon Your Friends and Family

      Many people feel that during dark times such as a divorce, you should rely upon friends and family for help and support. I suggest something radically different. As tempting as it may be, just don't ...

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    • What Is Separation and Why Is It Important? Read Here!

      The concept of separation is one where the body of law is much smaller compared to others, but in terms of your divorce is probably the most important. Two of the most important dates in any divorce ...

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    • Can My Estranged Spouse Kick Me Out of Our Home?

      In an earlier blog post, I addressed the issue of whether or not you should move out of house voluntarily. Here, the discussion is a bit different, hence the question: Whether your spouse can have you ...

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    • Do You Hate Paying Spousal Support? Read This!

      Let's face it. If you have to pay spousal support, it really sucks. I know that there are some positives like the tax savings, but in all fairness, you would much rather keep that money than pay it ...

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    • When Can the Court Impute Income? Read Here!

      One of the fairly common problems in many cases where support is at issue is whether a party is earning to his or her capacity. An example of this is where a person with multiple degrees and/or ...

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    • If My Ex Spouse's New Mate is Wealthy, Can I Get My Support Obligation Cut? Read Here!

      This is a question that many men ask me. Many of them are thrilled that their ex wives married a rich guy and now want to eliminate or reduce their support obligations. Can it be done successfully? ...

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