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Renewing A Restraining Order: Reasonable Fear of Future Abuse

Renewing A Restraining Order: Reasonable Fear of Future Abuse Restraining orders may be renewed before expiration by application to the court stating the reasons for the request for renewal. What […]

What Happens When A Party To A Divorce Dies?

What Happens When A Party To A Divorce Dies? With the statistical rise of later-in-life divorces and court-congestion and delays, the issue of the death of a spouse happens more […]

What Happens When A Juvenile Court Issues A Custody Order Then Dismisses The Case?

What Happens When A Juvenile Court Issues A Custody Order Then Dismisses The Case? When a child is taken into juvenile court and judged a dependent of the court, there […]

When Should A House Be Appraised In A Divorce?

When Should A House Be Appraised In A Divorce? A house should be appraised as close to trial or settlement as possible. This is due to Family Code Section 2552, […]

Family Loan Repayments In Divorce

Family Loan Repayments In Divorce When people are married, they often receive help from family members. A parent will often pay for the down payment for a house, to make […]

Can I Recover Money Spent By My Spouse During Marriage?

The general answer to that question is no, but with a fairly significant exception. If one party to a marriage is simply a spendthrift, spending more money than the other, […]

Can My Divorce Case Be Transferred to Another County in California?

Can My Divorce Case Be Transferred to Another County in California? We live in a mobile society. Jobs relocate, people move to be close to a college or university, and […]

When Is A Community Property Business Valued For Division In A Divorce?

When Is A Community Property Business Valued For Division In A Divorce? Generally speaking, all assets, including businesses, are valued as close to the date of trial as possible, not […]

“New Law Regarding Pet Custody”

New Law Regarding Pet Custody Judges in California have long been asked to make decisions about family pets in divorce cases, but as of January 1, they now have some […]

We Need A Buyout Of The Family Home: When Is The Value Calculated?

“We Need A Buyout Of The Family Home: When Is The Value Calculated?” Houses are generally valued at the time of trial or settlement, unless there is a strong reason […]

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