Family Law

Recent blog articles written about family law and divorce in Los Angeles, CA. If you have a question that is urgent please call us at (213) 550-4600. Our Los Angeles family law lawyers are standing by for your call.

Celebrities that Co-Parent

Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer|

Celebrities! They really are just like us when it comes to divorce and learning how to co-parent. What We Can Learn About Co-Parenting from Celebrities When Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin famously decided on their “conscious uncoupling” they also decided they would make their children a priority. Recently, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan split

Help Your Child Through Divorce

Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer|

Divorce is stressful for everyone involved, including and especially for children. You’ll want to do your best to try and ease your child through the process as best you can. Working with a family law attorney to figure out your child custody arrangement can help create a sense of normalcy which will allow you

Happy Father’s Day, Bill Clinton

Child Support, Family Law, Paternity|

A man who came forward years ago with claims that he is Bill Clinton’s son just recently wished the former president a happy Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day, Bill Clinton Despite the fact that a DNA test debunked the rumor almost 20 years ago, 32-year-old Danney Williams wished the former president a happy Father’s

When Parents Decide to Move Away

Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Relocation|

Child custody is often the most hotly contested aspect of divorce. This can be especially true when a divorcing spouse chooses to move away. When this happens, the case is considered a parental relocation or move away case, and as expected, there are numerous aspects of the case that must be ironed out. When

The McCourts: A Lesson in High-Net-Worth Divorce

Divorce for Business Owners, Family Law, High Net Worth Divorce, Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer|

In October 2009, after 30 years of marriage, Jamie McCourt filed for divorce from her husband. It was a standard filing, citing irreconcilable differences. The high-net-worth divorce proceedings which ensued were anything but “standard” and involved an alleged affair, lots of press, bankruptcy, and a baseball team. The McCourts: A Lesson in High-Net-Worth Divorce

Could Angelina Jolie Lose Custody of Her Children to Brad Pitt?

Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, High Net Worth Divorce, Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer|

Is Angelina Jolie risking losing custody of her six children? According to court documents, she might be if she doesn't allow Brad Pitt to visit with the six children the couple shares. Could Angelina Lose Custody of Her Children? According to recently released court documents, the Tomb Raider star might be in danger of

The Family Dog During Divorce

Complex Property Division, Family Law, Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer, Postnuptial Agreements, Prenuptial Agreements|

For many families, the family dog or cat is more than just a dog or cat, he or she is a member of the family. But what happens when you or your spouse decide to divorce? What happens to Rover? What Happens to the Family Dog During Divorce? While the

The Top Most Disturbing Divorce & Family Law Statistics

Family Law, Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer|

The Most Disturbing Divorce and Family Law Statistics Provisional number of marriages and marriage rate: United States, 2000-2014 Year Marriages Population Rate per 1,000 total population 20141 2,140,272 308,759,713 6.9 20131 2,081,301 306,136,672 6.8 2012 2,131,000 313,914,040 6.8 2011 2,118,000 311,591,917 6.8 2010 2,096,000 308,745,538 6.8 2009 2,080,000 306,771,529 6.8 2008 2,157,000

Find Out How Your Marital Assets May be Divided in a Los Angeles Divorce

Complex Property Division, Family Law|

For many Los Angeles couples, deciding to file for divorce or legal separation is the most difficult decision they’ve ever had to make. Unfortunately, it probably won’t be their last. There are a number of important matters that must be decided on during the divorce process, including child custody and spousal support, and for

Why It May Be a Bad Idea to Buy a House with Someone You’re Not Married To

Complex Property Division, Family Law|

Figuring out how to fairly divide community assets and debts when a married couple files for divorce in California is difficult enough, but with millennial couples and other unmarried couples now buying homes and investing in property together, this area of the law is fraught with a whole new set of challenges. There are