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How to Succeed in Family Court Custody Mediation & Recommending Counseling

Separated parents often disagree over how to divide the time between each of them, with all the activities in their life and with their children. Sometimes setting up a clear and agreeable parenting-time schedule (or “visitation” schedule) is more difficult … Continue reading

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Sole Possession of the Family Residence – How? When? Why?

Are you separating from your spouse and want sole possession of the family residence? Not everyone has enough savings to move out immediately, especially families with young children (or none!) that are competing for housing in the Bay Area.  Many … Continue reading

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Mediation – The Magical Elixir?

Is anyone really truly surprised upon hearing that their good friend’s previously admirable, angelic family life has suddenly been torn apart in a court sanctioned divorce battle, not unlike those scenes of vultures ripping at carcasses in the wild?  Despite … Continue reading

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How is Bernie Madoff Sending Shockwaves Through Family Law (and what does he have in common with pregnant cows)?

A lot of talk is spreading about the effect that Bernie Madoff may have on divorce settlement agreements across the country.¹  And no, that effect does not arise from his nickname “winky dink,” but instead more seriously through the infamous … Continue reading

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Spying Spouses – Savvy Investigators or Criminal Stalkers?

Why the Difference is Important to Know When going through a divorce or domestic dispute in court, your ability to directly access important information and to preserve critical evidence before it is lost or manipulated can alter the entire course … Continue reading

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The Cost of a Kid – $205,960 to $475,680 – How Much Will Your’s Cost?

Here’s a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Families’ expenditures on their children in 2009 that provides something worth thinking about for almost anyone.  If you have kids and wonder where your money is going, this offers something … Continue reading

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