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Proposed Rules Could Ease Inmate Child-Support Payments

Proposed Rules Could Ease Inmate Child-Support Payments

Christopher Zoukis  10.25.2016
By Christopher Zoukis Time is growing short for the Obama administration to act on a proposal launched almost two years ago to revamp...

California Child Support: The 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Fred Silberberg  10.13.2016
How is it determined? Child support in California is based on a statewide guideline. The formula by which it is determined is rather...
Understanding Child Custody Disputes With Help From National Family Solutions

Understanding Child Custody Disputes With Help From National Family Solutions

Mike Wood  10. 6.2016
So what is the biggest reason why parents fight over the custody of their children? You would think they would be willing to do what is...

Another Parentage Success Story

Fred Silberberg  09.13.2016
You may recall the landmark Court of Appeal published decision obtained by our firm in 2014 known as Jason P. v. Danielle S. 226 Cal. App....
Pokémon Go...ne! Can Divorced Co-Parents Protect Kids from Excessive Screen Time?

Pokémon Go...ne! Can Divorced Co-Parents Protect Kids from Excessive Screen Time?

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.  08.24.2016
When it's their turn for parenting time, your former spouse has no problem letting your child spend hours playing Pokémon Go. It's a great...
How To Keep Your Inheritance From Your Ex-Spouse

How To Keep Your Inheritance From Your Ex-Spouse

Stann Givens  08.19.2016
You had a long and loving relationship with your Aunt Millie. The bad news is that she recently passed away. The good news is that she...

When You're Divorced, Which Parent Pays For Your Child's Olympic Dreams?

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.  08.18.2016
Olympic champion Michael Phelps was raised by his divorced single mom Debbie; fellow gold medal swimmer Ryan Lochte's parents are divorced,...

George Carlin, 'Dirty Words' and the Loss of Custody

Fred Silberberg  08.11.2016
The California Family Code provides that if a court makes a finding that a party has "perpetrated domestic violence" against the other...
The Top Five Reasons Why Divorce Is So Hard -- Even If You Have An Attorney

The Top Five Reasons Why Divorce Is So Hard -- Even If You Have An Attorney

Jason Levoy  07.18.2016
However, I would say that the number one reason why the divorce process is so difficult, no matter how long the marriage was, or how many...

Family Regulation -- Good or Bad?

Fred Silberberg  07. 7.2016
The real question is this: if we are willing not to interfere in the daily lives of those who end up staying in a marriage-happily or not,...

Divorce Confidential: Children And The 'Best Interests' Standard

Caroline Choi  06.28.2016
Parents who work together and make the best decisions for their child are better off than when a court imposes an order on the family....
Father's Day Lemonade

Father's Day Lemonade

Jon Vaughn  06.16.2016
My daughters have given me more Father's Days than any given Sunday. There are lots of moments throughout the year they make me feel like...

Ceding Parental Authority in a Custody Case

Fred Silberberg  06.13.2016
Cindy and John have been divorced for four years. They have three children: aged 10, 8 and 6. Cindy and John could not get along while...
A Quick Child Support Tip

A Quick Child Support Tip

Al Corona  06. 7.2016
Here's a quick tip about child support I thought I'd share and one I wish I had been advised on when I got divorced. As we all know, hindsight...