Month: August 2018

Grandparents Visitation Rights

Common mistakes in dividing an IRA

Filing for divorce involves a variety of challenges. For some couples it may be a custody issue, while for others it the distribution of marital assets. Marital assets often involve property, businesses and possessions, but also include such assets as...

August 30, 2018

5 questions about selling the house during divorce

You know that getting divorced probably means selling your home. You bought it as a couple, and you love it, but you know that many couples sell their houses when the marriage ends. Your spouse has already started talking about...

August 28, 2018
Family Law

Useful legal papers for sending kids off to college

You have helped them shop for dorm essentials, purchased them a new laptop, and even dropped them off for freshman orientation. However, one thing you may not have considered is making sure that that they have their legal papers in...

August 22, 2018
Family Law

Negotiating in good faith

Trust is an important element in successfully resolving legal issues collaboratively. According to a former state Supreme Court judge who now handles mediation, it is often mutually beneficial to engage in good faith negotiations during mediation, but one must still...

August 19, 2018
Family Law

5 questions for yourself as you move through the divorce process

When your spouse asked for a divorce, you had a lot of questions. Why did they want to end the marriage? How long had they known? Where did things go wrong? Who was going to get custody of the children?...

August 17, 2018
Family Law

Joint custody and household rules

Many divorcing parents here in California pursue joint custody arrangements when it comes to their kids. Among the things divorcing couples may find attractive about such custody is that it can give both parents ample opportunity to maintain a strong...

August 15, 2018
Family Law

How parents can make sharing child custody easier after divorce

For many parents, the continued well-being and stability of their children is the primary concern in divorce. It is not easy to address issues related to visitation schedules, parental rights and parenting time, but a fair and reasonable order can benefit...

August 6, 2018
Family Law

The impact of isolation on the elderly

Elder abuse comes in many forms. It can be physical, emotional, mental or financial. The elderly can feel very vulnerable, especially when they are dependent on others for care and assistance, and that puts them at risk when caretakers decide...

August 1, 2018