Filing for Bankruptcy in a California Divorce

If you are considering declaring bankruptcy during your California divorce, you really should consult an expert, preferably one in bankruptcy and one in family law. Filing for bankruptcy has a “ripple effect” in other courts in that there is an automatic stay of litigation until the bankruptcy case is adjudicated. This can have ramifications in… Read More »

California Divorce Planning

While you are still married, planning for your divorce in California may feel a little unwholesome or even disloyal to your spouse because, well, you’re still married. Most of us have been brought up to feel this way and feel guilty for even contemplating divorce. However, if you are seeing signs of an impending divorce,… Read More »

Fathers’ Rights in Child Custody Cases – Orange County California

Fathers’ Rights in Orange County California Child Custody Cases – Part 1 If you are a father facing an initial custody determination in an Orange County divorce case, or you are contemplating modifying your current custody orders, this question has no doubt come across your mind: “Do fathers have rights in an Orange County California… Read More »

Divorce and the Marital Home in Orange County California

One of the most troublesome issues in an Orange County divorce is what to do with the marital home.  For many divorcing couples the family residence represents the family’s life savings in the form of equity built up in the house.  Depending on the parties’ goals, there are many options to disposing of the community’s… Read More »