Can a spouse impliedly waive the right to file a motion to disqualify a California Family Court judge for bias or prejudice under California Code of Civil Procedure section 170.3? In "N. Am. Title Co. v. Superior Court of Fresno Cnty.,' No. F084913 (Cal. Ct. App. May. 19, 2023), … [Read more...]
Is the house community property under California Community Property Law?
A question people often ask while negotiating prenups or navigating bankruptcy, legal separation, divorce, or the dissolution of a domestic partnership is: is the house community property under California community property law? 3 key factors that determine if a house is … [Read more...]
Separated and Scared? How does fear stop you?
Fear is, for some, fuel that propels to great new heights, but for most, it is self-sabotaging sludge. According to research conducted by Ruth Soukup, Author of Do It Scared: Finding the Courage to Face Your Fears, Overcome Adversity, and Create a Life You Love, there are … [Read more...]
Love Yourself Fiercely During Divorce—Practice Self-Compassion
At the crossroads of marriage and divorce, we face some of our greatest fears: making a mistake or the “wrong” choice, being alone or unable to take care of ourselves or the people we love. It’s here, at this liminal threshold—when we’re neither in nor out—that we must meet … [Read more...]
Use The Power of Intention in Divorce
Each of us has a sense of the possibilities of a human life. If we haven’t taken those possibilities seriously and gone after them, why not start now? ~Rick Hanson PhD Every pivotal moment confronts us with a choice: separation and divorce are no different. How the journey from … [Read more...]
Heal in the Solitude of Winter
In her book, Wintering,The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times, Katherine May writes beautifully: Plants and animals don’t fight the winter; they don’t pretend it’s not happening and attempt to carry on living the same lives they lived in the summer. They prepare. They … [Read more...]
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