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Family Law

The Importance of Family Law Attorneys in Family Law Cases

The public was quite interested in the recent case, Howard (Ghent) v Howard, in which Terence Howard sought to overturn a stipulated judgment in which he agreed to pay his ex-wife, Michelle Ghent, exorbitant sums of money as and for...

September 8, 2015
Spousal Abuse

The Morality of the Law Part 1 of 3

Walking through the halls of various courthouses in Southern California, I overhear people saying, "That isn't fair," or "How can he/she do that to me/our kids? Isn't that wrong?" and the essential, unvoiced question is always, "How can the Court...

June 9, 2015
Family Law

The Morality of the Law Part 2 of 3

When I was just getting started as an attorney, a well-known practitioner of my art offered me a job. He said, that by working for him, I would "learn the rape-burn-pillage-and-kill side of the law, not the fairytale version." Perhaps...

June 9, 2015
Child Support Lawyers

What Happens if Two Parents Cannot Agree?

If two parents cannot agree on a parenting plan, even after child-centered mediation, then the parties are going to have to appear in front of the Judge.In non-recommending mediation counties, the Judge's practices vary.  Sometimes the Judge will make immediate...

May 12, 2015
Family Law

A Therapist is a Good Tool for People Involved in a Family Law Case

Stress, Stress, and More Stress. Family law proceedings are psychologically stressful, emotionally grueling, and financially taxing.  I read somewhere that the five most stressful life events a person can go through are divorce, death of a spouse, death of a...

March 12, 2015