Family Law

Planning ahead, can save a lot of money and provide peace of mind. Staying prepared with adequaate knowledge can go a long way to protect your assets and family relationships. The articles and tips in this section are aimed to help you understand and prepare for some of the more common issues you’ll encounter in a divorce, child custody, or other family law matter.


  • The Vacation Home: Uniting the Family or Tearing It Apart?
    on May 13, 2021

    Inheriting a vacation home with your siblings can be a great thing or it can cause huge problems within the The post The Vacation Home: Uniting the […]

  • Relocation and hearsay evidence
    on May 13, 2021

    I have a boyfriend with two kids. We broke up for 6 months when covid hit and during that time I had several Facebook messenger conversations with […]

  • Can tardiness/absenteeism from school result in loss of placement?
    on May 13, 2021

    My ex and I have 50/50 placement where we switch weeks starting Monday from after school through the following Monday after school for 2 of our […]

  • Divorce agreement filed with court, can I still withdraw or modify ??? In CA
    on May 13, 2021

    So I filed for divorce in CA in June 2020, a few months ago my attorney filed an agreement with the court that we (me and ex) both signed. According […]

  • How do I tell my spouse I want a divorce?
    on May 13, 2021

    Telling your spouse that you want a divorce is much easier said than done. For many, it is a moment that sticks with them for a lifetime. The moment […]

  • Need guidance with getting sole physical custody
    on May 13, 2021

    I have a 14-year-old daughter and her father has a Mental health diagnosis. She has proven to be unstable over the last couple of years. She is a […]

  • CA - custody factors
    on May 12, 2021

    Hi, We're all hoping it doesn't come to this but in case it does; SO30 has a son (7 now) with BM46. Apparently, back when we first started dating he […]

  • Need help with name change after marrying in the U.S.
    on May 11, 2021

    Hello. I'm getting married soon (Yay!). My Future husband is American and we will be living in the US. The complicated part is that I'm a Latin […]

  • Contempt
    on May 11, 2021

    My husband has a 12 year old daughter. Their court order states he gets to claim her every other year on his taxes. Bio mom has ignored this and has […]

  • What can I do?
    on May 10, 2021

    Hi, I've had some decent feedback and advice on here so thought I would ask again now something has came up. Basic info is there is a court order in […]

  • [CA] Need certified copy
    on May 10, 2021

    How do I obtain a Certified copy of Order terminating parental rights of other parent? submitted by /u/throwaway_CA444 [link] [comments]

  • Child's mental health declining due to NCP
    on May 10, 2021

    [IL] I am so sorry, this will likely be a bit long, so I appreciate anyone who reads it all. My step-son(8) has been coming home from his time with […]

  • Our Family Wizard- stbx won’t sign up
    on May 7, 2021

    This is a bit of a vent. Someone minor issue after a very very long and rough battle Have a DV RO I have finally have full legal custody. STBX has […]

  • (US-CA) Where are 3044 "findings" written in a DV?
    on May 6, 2021

    If a DV case is resolved via parties stipulation, where are the 3044 "findings" written? It's not listed on DV-130, DV-140, or any attachments. Or […]

  • My ex won't allow our child to see a counselor
    on May 6, 2021

    My ex and I share 50/50 custody. My ex has put my daughter in awful situations, such as leaving her home alone. She only recently turned 6. I didn't […]

  • Are you truly ready for divorce?
    on May 6, 2021

    Marriage and divorce share one thing in common – they are major life-changing events. Both need to be thought out carefully. When two people choose […]