Category Archives: Orange County Family Law Lawyer

Appellate Review of A Divorce

If one party believes that the trial court’s order is contrary to the law, that party has the right to appeal the trial court’s decision. However, if the appealing party does not provide any evidence to the appellate court, the … Continue reading

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A Deed is Usually a Sufficient Writing to Transfer Separate Property to Community Property.

Decisions made in a probate court help interpret the family law code which is primarily focused on divorce issues. The Estate of Everett L. Bibb, Jr, did not involve a divorce, but rather the process of taking a decedent’s estate … Continue reading

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When are Sanctions Awarded in a California Divorce Proceeding?

A judge can order a husband to pay sanctions when the husband fails to disclose all of his assets in a divorce and when he frustrates settlement. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE The parties in this case … Continue reading

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Grandparent Visitation Rights in California?

In the case of Hoag v. Diedjomahor, the court was asked to determine whether it would be in a minor’s child’s best interest to order grandmother visitation. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR VISITATION Mother and father … Continue reading

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Is a partnership distribution which was not paid before the date of separation, community property in a California Divorce?

The court in Foley v. Foley decided that Partnership distributions from employment at a law firm are community property in California to the extent they were earned during the marriage. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE During the … Continue reading

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