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How to Avoid Trust Litigation

Few areas of law engender as much uncertainty and animosity as trust and probate litigation. It can be especially painful because you find yourself in

Managing your legal fees

Whether you are a multimillionaire or a person living from paycheck to paycheck, managing your legal fees during a divorce is essential. Below is a

Divorce & Anxiety…It’s Only Temporary

Understanding The Complexities of Divorce Few things inspire more anxiety than divorce court. Images of barracuda lawyers ready to spew truthless allegations about your marital

The Marital Home after the Divorce

When a marriage ends one of the biggest issues facing the ex-spouses is what to do with the marital home after the divorce. If they

How should a paralegal be treated?

You would think a blog entry post entitled, “How should a paralegal be treated?” would be unnecessary since we are dealing with adults. Think again.

$300K per month in spousal support?!

“Dr. Dre must pay $300K per month in spousal support?! That number can’t be right.” Social media was flooded with this type of response after

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship

Britney Spears’ conservatorship has received a lot of ink lately. Yet, much of the public does not know what a conservatorship is or how it

Is Divorce Mediation best for me?

Everyone wants to avoid litigation and its accompanying anxieties and inconveniences. Divorcing couples are no different. Some have chosen the alternative path of mediation and

Spousal Support: It can get nasty

In the past two blog entries we addressed custody and child support. In this post we will discuss the most incendiary of all topics for

Child Support: Let the arguments begin

Not many topics will set off as many fights between divorcing parents than child support. Neither side is ever happy with the judge’s decision. The

Your out of court behavior matters

What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens outside the courtroom will not necessarily remain outside the courtroom.  Do not mistakenly believe

My Take on Covid-19 Virus

Written while choosing to quarantine myself and my family– Today the World Health Organization declared the Coronavirus a global pandemic. To be clear, it was

Kids in The Courtroom

Kids in The Courtroom: Are Custody Talks with the Judge the New Teen Rite of Passage?” Time was when a child went through a teenaged rite

Divorce

Few things inspire more anxiety than divorce court. Images of barracuda lawyers ready to spew truthless allegations about your marital problems to harsh judges and

High-Asset Divorce

There are few offices in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties that have the level of technical expertise to handle high-asset or complex asset

Support Issues

My take on support issues– Child and spousal support are hotly contentious these days. I have noticed a changing world in which women have much