Month: January 2015

Domestic Violence

What Is Legally Actionable Domestic Violence? Part 1 of 2

By "actionable" I mean a type of domestic violence that will be recognized by the Courts of the State of California as sufficient to warrant a Domestic Violence Restraining Order.  Many web sites now call a wide variety of behaviors...

January 31, 2015
Domestic Violence

What Is Legally Actionable Domestic Violence? Part 2 of 2

The Legal Definition of Domestic ViolenceThe legal definition of domestic violence is purportedly found in Family Code Section 6211.  Though the statute is entitled Domestic Violence Defined," it actually provides more of a list of who can commit domestic violence...

January 31, 2015
Family Law

IF YOU SIT ON YOUR RIGHTS, YOU WILL LOSE THEM.

We have recently been dealing with a number of clients who have, to their dismay, discovered that the Court does not, and cannot, go endlessly back in time to make all things equal.  This premise is contained in the maxims...

January 22, 2015