Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sanctions in California Under 271

In Re Marriage of Perkins is a challenge to a family court’s award of sanctions. The court ordered the mother to pay the father sanctions for the mother’s numerous and without merit ligation tactics in respect to custody. FACTUAL BACKGROUND … Continue reading

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Paternity with More than Two Parents

In re Alexander P is a custody dispute where the biological father, custodial father, and previous father all requested a determination of paternity and visitation rights. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE REQUEST FOR PATERNITY The minor child in this case was … Continue reading

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Sanctions in Family Court

In re Marriage of Schleich discusses the implications of one party’s failure to disclose all of his or her assets in a dissolution and the sanctions associated with such failure. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF DISSOLUTION PROCEEDINGS The parties were married for … Continue reading

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Spousal Support After Judgment

Ostrander v. Ostrander was an unusual factual situation whereby the parties were divorced and five years after the divorce, the wife requested spousal support even though she had never received any spousal support. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE REQUEST FOR ORDER … Continue reading

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