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Divorce Mediation Checklist

By |August 16th, 2017|

Having a divorce mediation checklist can ensure your divorce mediation goes smoothly. Below is a list of considerations we have prepared to assist you in this process.

1. Prepare Emotionally

Divorce is tough emotionally. Ensuring that your heart is ready for this next step is critical. By seeking out a therapist or conscious uncoupling coach, you can […]

How to Prepare for Divorce Mediation in California Checklist

By |June 2nd, 2017|

Mediation is among the most common methods used in Sacramento divorce settlement negotiations. It entails the couple and the mediator meeting to hold a discussion about how property and kids will be shared. It may also involve the presence of a third parties who act as the couples’ attorneys. Here are some tips on how […]

Sacramento Divorce Mediation and Self-Care Tips

By |June 1st, 2017|

A Sacramento Divorce may be started if one or both spouses/partners have resided in this county for at least the last 3 months and in the state of California for at least 6 months. When thinking about divorce, you also need to focus on self-care.  When stressed, it’s hard to think of something nice to do […]

Sacramento Child Support

By |May 26th, 2017|

If you are in the process of a Sacramento Divorce, you need to know your rights and obligations concerning child support.

Child support is a legal order issued by the court that requires a parent to pay a set sum of money each month to take care of children’s living expenses.

In California, when figuring the amount […]

Benefits of Perspective Sharing

By |May 19th, 2017|

Every situation has more than one way of looking at it. You and your partner are coming at things from different perspectives, so you will each see things in a different light. Each of their perspectives is true for that person. One truth does not negate another truth.

When you have a disagreement with your partner, things can escalate […]

Deciphering the Family Code: Division 2. Parts 1 & 2. Jurisdiction and General Procedural Provisions.

By |September 13th, 2016|

The superior court has jurisdiction in proceedings under this code.

Deciphered: The judicial system has different courts for different proceedings i.e. the administrative court is utilized for Worker’s Compensation. If it is a civil or family law matter the case is heard by the superior court.


Except to the extent that any other statute or […]

101 Ways to Survive Your Divorce

By |September 6th, 2016|

Become informed on the law
Seek out a CPA to determine the tax consequences of your agreement
If you’ll be receiving a cash buy-out or receiving retirement assets, find a qualified financial planner
Utilize a CDFA to determine the long term forecast of your division
If you plan to keep your home, be aware […]

Deciphering the Family Code: Division 1. Part 3. Indian Children

By |September 5th, 2016|

(a) As used in this code, unless the context otherwise requires, the terms “Indian,” “Indian child,” “Indian child’s tribe,” “Indian custodian,” “Indian organization,” “Indian tribe,” “reservation,” and “tribal court” shall be defined as provided in Section 1903 of the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 U.S.C. Sec. 1901 et seq.).

Deciphered: One must reference 25 U.S.C. Sec […]

Deciphering the California Family Code: Division 1. Part 2. Definitions

By |September 1st, 2016|

Part 2 of the Family Code  contains the specific definitions for terms that will be used throughout the Code.

CA FAM § 50

Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions and rules of construction in this part govern the construction of this code.

Deciphered:  Look to these definitions to understand the meaning of these terms throughout […]

Deciphering the California Family Law Code: Part 1. Preliminary Provisions

By |September 1st, 2016|

As a preliminary overview, the California Family Code provides the statutory basis for what attorneys as fundamental rules in family law. Because the meaning of the some the statutes can be read as ambiguous, case law helps to clarify how the statute should be interpreted. When there is relevant case law on a matter that is important to the understanding […]