Even if you're fighting like cats or suspect your spouse has a narcissistic personality disorder, you still may resolve complicated issues peacefully through divorce mediation. Written agreements signed in mediation are enforceable as court judgments under California Code of … [Read more...]
Who pays the student loans in divorce in California?
Unless it would be “unjust," or a married couple otherwise agrees in writing, California Appellate court's have held that, a spouse's student loans "must be assigned for payment to the spouse who obtained the education or training." (California Family Code Section 2627) But, if … [Read more...]
Should you kick your judge off the bench (aka recuse)?
Good judges are patient, respectful and put aside their personal beliefs when considering evidence and making rulings. Biased judges let their beliefs unfairly prejudice their decisions. If you may be disadvantaged by the beliefs of the California family judge assigned to … [Read more...]
Lessons on love, marriage and divorce from Cecil the lion
Cecil the lion and his killer Walter Palmer can teach invaluable lessons about love, marriage and divorce. First, the facts about Cecil the lion and Walter Palmer as reported by the media. Walter Palmer has a wife and two children and used to be an affluent, trusted … [Read more...]
What to expect when going to court in California
If you're separating and/or getting divorced in California you never need to set foot in a courthouse but if you do, here's what you can expect. Courthouses Most courthouses are located in heavily trafficked business districts, especially in San Francisco and Santa … [Read more...]
Are you dating a player after divorce?
If you've been out of the dating world for years or you're just a little too trusting, dating after divorce can be bleak. You can end up on bad dates, crazy dates and inexplicable dates. You also can find yourself on dates with addicts, narcissists and players. These dates … [Read more...]