Monthly Archives: March 2017

Paternity: Holding a Child Out as Your Own

Jason P. v. Danielle S. is an unusual parentage dispute that arose between a boyfriend and girlfriend after the boyfriend donated his sperm to impregnate his on-again, off-again girlfriend. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE PARENTAGE LEGAL ACTION The parents in this … Continue reading

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Bonus Income, Goodwill, and A Book of Business

The main issue of In re Marriage of Finby was the characterization of property. It involved bonus income, a book of business, and the goodwill of a financial advisor. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS The parties were married for … Continue reading

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Parentage in Orange County

Although In re Donovan is a dependency action in juvenile court and not a paternity case, the legal standards can be applied to parentage cases. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE PARENTAGE STATUS The mother, Shannon, was married to Donovan when the … Continue reading

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