Monthly Archives: August 2016

Domestic violence and sole physical custody in Orange County.

Ellis v. Lyons involved allegations of domestic violence, physical custody, and the UCCJEA in Southern California. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS The parties previously obtained a judgment for divorce that settled visitation and custody issues. After the divorce, … Continue reading

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Modification of Spousal Support in Orange County.

The issue in In re Marriage of Khera and Sameer was whether or not spousal support can be adjusted upward without a showing of a change in circumstances after a judgment has been entered. FACTUAL BACKGROUND FOR THE MODIFICATION OF … Continue reading

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Jurisdiction and Adoption in California

Adoption of K.C. involves the adoption of a minor child by a stepfather after the biological father has abandoned a child and the custodial parent has moved to California. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS The biological mother and father … Continue reading

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