Divorce Laws and Rights Videos
Michael Sinel, MD, Author and Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA, shares advice for working dads on how to decide on the best custody sharing for your kids
When facing the difficult decision to divorce, many couples consider either litigation (each spouse uses their own attorney), or mediation (both spouses work with one... read more
In California there are three ways to end a marriage. 1. Nullity or Annulment 2. Legal Separation, or 3. Divorce A. Nullity takes the position the marriage never...
Rarely do couples enter into a marriage with thoughts of its failure and divorce.
California law considers spousal support a temporary situation, not a permanent one.
Holidays can be a lot of fun but they can also be very stressful, and for split families, holidays can be even more challenging.
Some divorces are harder than others.
Obtaining sole custody of your children can be an added challenge, as the courts tend to feel having both parents in the lives of
Many reasons can affect a parent's decision to move away from their current locale: Promising career opportunities; better emotional or fin read more
When you finally decide to get a divorce, you probably want to get everything over and done with as soon as possible.
Military divorces can be quite complex since they not only need to follow the civil code, but also abide by many federal laws and military regulations.
You often hear that custody is awarded on the basis of what is in the best interest of the child in question. read more
Estate planning is the complicated process involving the older generation passing on its wealth to the younger generation.
When couples get a divorce in a community property state such as California, all assets acquired during the length of the marriage (but prior to separation) must be... read more
A special-needs child, especially one with severe physical or mental restrictions, will most often require lifelong care.
While a divorce affects all parties involved, the separation process is even more difficult with special-needs children.
Spousal support, or alimony, is one of the most challenging issues to handle during a divorce, especially since it affects a spouse’s financial dependence or... read more
It’s easy to imagine why a divorce can be a cause of such difficult and stressful times for most couples. read more
Getting a divorce is not an easy process for anyone, but for a military couple it may be even more complicated.
As a major metropolitan area, the city of San Diego is home to people from many different countries around the world. With so much cross-cultural contact, the
Grandparents have a measurable influence in a child’s cognitive, behavioral, and social development. They offer emotional support and comfort relay, family history... read more
Tammy Nelson, PhD, offers advice for parents when an ex-spouse marries the person involved in the infidelity that caused the divorce
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Michael Sinel, MD, Dad and Author, shares advice for divorced dads on the most important things to know when going through a custody case
Talitha Davies Wegner, Family Attorney, shares advice for parents going through a divorce on the importance of factoring the costs of childcare
Alan Yellin, PhD Psychologist and Family Therapist, shares advice for parents getting a divorce on the impact your children have in determining custody rulings
Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney, shares advice for parents getting a divorce on what it takes, depending on the state, to maintain the same lifestyle after a divorce
Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney, shares advice for parents getting a divorce on how how a business is divided during a divorce
Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney, explains the two different property division schemes in family law and how they impact property allocation during a divorce
Katherine Sellwood, PsyD Family Psychologist, shares advice for divorced parents on first right of refusal for scheduled visits and how it applies to various situations
Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney, explains whether or not adultery plays a factor in the court's decision regarding divorce and child custody
Katherine Sellwood, PsyD Family Psychologist, shares advice for divorced parents on what to do if you are concerned about your child's safety with your ex
Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney, shares advice for parents getting a divorce on how health insurance for kids is determined during a divorce
Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney, explains how the courts treat debt when one spouse runs up credit card bills during divorce proceedings
Laura Wasser, Family Law Attorney, shares advice for divorced parents on what to do when you worry about your ex's behavior when they have the kids