Monthly Archives: December 2015

Non-Compete Orders in California Divorces

Gréaux v. Mermin is a divorce action that involved the valuation of a business, the award of the business, and a non compete with the business clause. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION The parties started a business together during … Continue reading

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A Child Support Order Issued in a Different Country can be Enforced in Orange County.

When parents who are citizens of different countries need to obtain an order for custody and support, certain procedures must be followed to obtain an enforceable order. In the County of Los Angeles Child Support Services Department v. The Superior … Continue reading

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A Failure to File a Motion to Quash in Orange County May Result in a Loss of Rights

In Sabato v. Brooks, the appellate court upheld a restraining order even though the Respondent claimed that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over him. FACTS WHICH LED TO THE RESTRAINING ORDER The parties were divorced in 2012. Thereafter the Respondent … Continue reading

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Implications of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act when a Parent Moves Away

California courts may only adjudicate cases in which it has jurisdiction. In other words, not all legal issues can be determined by a judge in California. Schneer v. Llaurado is a case that involved the subject matter jurisdiction of the … Continue reading

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