Divorcing a High Conflict Personality

Therapists are trained to help you become self-aware and self-confident when struggling through a divorce. Once you are self-aware, you can begin to find the right career, the right mate and the right track for your life. However, this is a “typical” scenario. And most people don’t understand that this type of therapy can actually make it very difficult...

10 Questions To Ask a Divorce Attorney

Do you specialize in divorces, or are divorces just a part of your practice? Are you a certified family law specialist in California? What is your strategy for my case? How long will it take to resolve my case? How long to you take to return phone calls? How do I get a hold of you if there is an emergency? What do you consider to be an emergency? Will anyone...

Spousal Support Overview

Two issues arise with regard to spousal support: The amount of spousal support and the duration of spousal support. The duration of spousal support is closely linked to the length of the marriage. Frequently, practitioners speak of the ‘rule of thumb’ that spousal support will last for one-half the length of the marriage. The duration of spousal...

Enforcement Of Orders

Enforcement Of Orders

Many remedies are available to enforce court orders, both with respect to custody, as well as with respect to child and spousal support orders. Some of the most common of these remedies include: Contempt: A party subject to a valid order who with knowledge of the order and the ability to comply with the order, fails to comply with the terms of the order, is...