Monthly Archives: December 2013

Declaration of Disclosure and Mediation

The court decided in Woolsey that an agreement reached through mediation does not require parties who mediate to adhere to the strict compliance requirements of the family law code section that requires both parties to serve declarations of disclosure. If … Continue reading

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Date of Separation in Respect to Date That One Party Moves Out of the Family Residence.

The appellate court in Davis addressed whether a spouse must move out of the family residence in order to establish the date of separation. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION The parties continually lived together for twelve years after the … Continue reading

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Sanctions in Divorce Proceedings

In Duris v. Urbany, a family law trial judge imposed sanctions against a party for what the court considered discovery violations and a frivolous motion to compel. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE After a judgment for divorce … Continue reading

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