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Making Persuasive Arguments: Using LEGAL MAXIMS In Family Law Cases

Legal Maxims: The More Human Puzzles Change, the More They Remain the Same ! Author: Michael C. Peterson, Esq. Introduction This week's focus on the European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission ...
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Announcing The Enlightened Divorce Blog Roster of TOP CALIFORNIA FAMILY LAWYERS!

Announcing The Enlightened Divorce Blog™ Roster and Directory of California's Top Family Law Attorneys! We are grateful that the Enlightened Divorce Blog™ is about to enter its sixth ...
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I've FIRED MY ATTORNEY But She Won't Release My FILES - What Should I do?

Q. I want to fire my divorce attorney. She claims I owe her money for legal services, but I don't feel I owe her because I was double billed for some items, and she is actually charging me 4 hours of ...
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2015 AMENDMENTS To Family Code: The Obsolescence of a "HUSBAND" and "WIFE"

Gender Neutrality and Same-Sex Equality: The California Family Code Becomes Politically and Psychologically Correct in 2015 ! With a stroke of his pen on July 7, 2014, Governor Gerry Brown signed a ...
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Can My Wife LEASE OUT Our Rental Property Without My CONSENT?

Q. I am recently separated, but neither my wife nor I have filed anything with the Court. I just learned she renewed the lease for a rental property we own in Joshua Tree, without my consent. I ...
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Are SUPPORT Orders SUSPENDED If Spouses RECONCILE and Resume Living Together?

Q. Last year I filed for divorce after my wife moved out with our twin daughters. My wife got orders for child support for our twins, and spousal support. We've decided to try marital counseling, ...
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Marriage of Boblitt Reversed by Legislative Action - Welcome to New Family Code Section 218

I've spoken with a number of you by email about the chilling effect that Marriage of Boblitt had on post-judgment discovery, and am pleased to announce that Jerry Brown has signed into emergency ...
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I Am Recently Divorced, and Didn't Handle Our Marital Finances. Can You Give Me Any INVESTMENT ADVICE and What About GOLD?

Q. I divorced last April, and received a significant amount of money in our divorce settlement. I have two daughters, ages 15 and 19. What are your thoughts about investing the money that was my share ...
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We've Updated Our Sample 'STATEMENT OF DECISION' California Family Law Portal With Most of these Forms You'll Need!

Sample and Exemplar Statements of Decision in California Dissolution and Non-Marital Family Law Cases We've just uploaded six new templates for tentative rulings and sample statements of decision ...
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TIME TO VOTE THE ENLIGHTENED DIVORCE BLAWG ONE OF THE BEST IN THE UNITED STATES!

Greetings Dear Readers: Every year the American Bar Association takes votes for the top 100 Legal Blogs/Blawgs in the United States. Each year past, I've only noticed that the voting has opened ...
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Self-Represented Party Needs TIPS On How to Take DIVORCE DEPOSITION With Production Request and How to Deal With Objections From Spouse's Attorney

Tips On Using Notices of Deposition Together With A Demand for Production in Divorce and Family Law Proceedings I was recently asked by a reader of our Enlightened Divorce Blog™ about how to ...
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Am I Entitled To Obtain Discovery In a Post-Judgment Application In a Dissolution?

Q. I am seeking to enforce a trial court judgment, by which my former wife owed me Epstein reimbursements, as against some property that was divided by the judge and awarded to her. I intend to file a ...
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When Does Making Threats In Divorce and Family Law Proceedings Become Extortion or 'Merely' Unethical?

Divorce Lawyer Ethics: Threatening Criminal, Administrative, or Disciplinary Action to Advance a Civil Cause (The Get 'Em Over a Barrel Ethical Quandary) By: Michael C. Peterson As a California ...
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I Intend to File for Divorce in Joshua Tree - Do You Have Any Insights About the Judges and the Local Rules?

Family Law In Joshua Tree: Some Pointers and a Brief Overview By: Michael C. Peterson, Esq. I have had the pleasure of litigating and settling many family law cases in the Joshua Tree courthouse over ...
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Donald Sterling and His Wife Rochelle: The L.A. Clippers, Racism, and a Grounded Application of California Family Law Principles

Donald and Rochelle Sterling, the LA Clippers, and California Family Law: A Statutory Analysis of Their Looming Divorce By: Michael C. Peterson, Esq. The Background Everyone who watches the networks ...
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Announcing Our New SAMPLE Attorneys' Divorce and Family Law Library!

New: Sample and Exemplar Forms For Drafting Pleadings and Discovery in Marital Dissolution and Family Law Cases in January, 2014 we began cobbling together a form library containing selected pleadings ...
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My Spouse Has Placed a "Tracker" on My Car! Is "Techno-Stalking" Domestic Violence?

TECHNOLOGY, STALKING, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A GROWING JUDICIAL AND LEGISLATIVE RECOGNITION OF "ABUSE" By Michael C. Peterson, Esq. Introduction Over the past several months, some of my ...
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I Received the Husband's PRELIMINARY DECLARATION OF DISCLOSURE But It Omits to VALUE Any Asset. Is This Proper?

Q. I am an attorney practicing in San Bernardino. I represent the wife in a dissolution action we filed and served a little more than 60 days ago. I recently received from opposing counsel her ...
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Attorney MICHAEL C. PETERSON PASSES the CERTIFIED FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST EXAMINATION!

Palm Springs Divorce and Family Law Attorney Michael C. Peterson Passes the 2013 Certified Family Law Specialist's Examination!!! We are so very proud and pleased to announce that Arnold Law ...
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I Owe My Attorney $100,000 and She Is Reluctant to File a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Motion for Me - Should I Go It Alone?

Hi Mr. Arnold, I am in a very contentious divorce. Long story short: had a 7 day bifurcated trial on date of separation while judge refused to schedule a hearing for attorney fees before and during ...
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Is a "Book of Business" of a Professional Person, Established During Marriage, a "Divisible" Community Property Asset?

Q. Having run out of money, I have been representing myself for about two years. The current issue before the court is the petitioner’s motion for alternate date of valuation filed with regard ...
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What Is Our DATE OF SEPARATION? Maybe Whatever a Trial Court Says It is!

Q. My wife and I have continued to reside in the same household, although we each understood the marriage was over several years ago. We continued to live together for the kids, and to share expenses ...
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Riverside Family Court Judge Reversed on Attorney Fee Request - Exalts FORM Over SUBSTANCE

Marriage of Sharples : Trial Court Must Not Exalt Court Forms Over Substance When Ruling On Attorney Fees Requests A Riverside County family court judge was recently overturned in a denial of attorney ...
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We Are Proud to Be One of the BEST DIVORCE WEBSITES On the Web!

The EnlightenedDivorceBlog™ Strives to Be the Most Relevant Divorce and Family Law Related Website on the Internet! I want to share with our readers something major that we've begun to ...
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"Divorce Corp" - Dr. Drew's New "Documentary" - Divorce Trance and Fantasy

"Divorce Corp": Dr. Drew's Take of Divorce Trance I've reviewed You-Tube snippets of Dr. Drew's new documentary entitled " Divorce Corp ", but not the movie itself ...
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