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Best holiday advice for divorced parents

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Worried that your life will take a nosedive during the holidays? Relax. You can survive the holiday season–and maybe even enjoy yourself and your kids–if you just follow a few simple tips: #1: A great gift idea. Take pictures of your kids in a fun setting, like at the beach or at the park. Print out the … Continue reading Best holiday advice for divorced parents

Pick YOUR best child custody plan

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Nobody wants to see children suffer because of divorce. It’s a tough enough ordeal for them as it is. But unless you and your ex-spouse are willing to cooperate on at least some child-related issues, that’s exactly what can happen. Your kids can suffer. So to minimize the damage to your little ones, give some careful … Continue reading Pick YOUR best child custody plan

How to get more–or pay less–in child support

Posted on : November 29, 2013
Child Support is one of the hottest issues in today’s family law. In case after case, one side feels it is paying too much, while the other side sees the same amount as not nearly enough. In almost every divorce, separation or paternity action, child support is a big issue. In fact, disagreements over support are … Continue reading How to get more–or pay less–in child support

6 things you MUST do before filing for divorce

Posted on : November 29, 2013
#1: Make sure this is what you really want to do. Before you make the decision, you need to do some serious soul searching. Do you have children? How will this affect them? Have you sought counseling? Are you sure this is the end of the road? Are there major deal-breakers like domestic violence, substance abuse or a … Continue reading 6 things you MUST do before filing for divorce

Do I need a prenuptial agreement?

Posted on : November 29, 2013
It all depends on what goals you and your fiance have in mind. Prenuptial Agreementsare governed by California Family Code §1611, which lays out the “Uniform Premarital Agreeement Act.” Under the Code, the agreement must be in writing, signed by both parties. Both parties should have an attorney. The agreement must be entered into voluntarily, and both parties should have … Continue reading Do I need a prenuptial agreement?