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Overview of Procedure and Process in Divorce, From the Initial Petition Filing to Judgment

What Is the Divorce Process From Initial Petition Filing, to Requests for Temporary Orders, to Judgment and the Conclusion of the Case? My goal is to empower and introduce you, the legal consumer, ...
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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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Divorce and Family Lawyers Who LIE - EQUANIMITY and DIVORCE PRACTICE

Divorce Lawyers Who Lie Some lawyers, like some people, lie to the Court - particularly in the more contentious of family law cases where emotions run highest. Our culture (and our lower natures) ...
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Announcing the Launch of LAFMS - DIVORCE and FAMILY LAW MEDIATION in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills!

I Am Pleased to Announce the Launch of LOS ANGELES FAMILY MEDIATION SERVICES Mediators and Co-Mediators Serving the Greater Los Angeles Area Some of you may know that within the Coachella Valley, I am ...
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How Do I DISQUALIFY The JUDGE Assigned to My Case?

Q. My husband has filed for divorce and set a hearing for custody of our children. I was just served with the papers. My girlfriends tell me that the judge assigned to my case may be prejudiced ...
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Alternatives to Family Court and the Challenge of Mediating Cases With Strong Emotions

Mediate, Don't Litigate, Your CA Divorce! Some of you know that my hope for people with family law crises is that they mediate their disputes, rather than litigate them. This is why I am a ...
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MEDIATION Is a BETTER ALTERNATIVE To FAMILY COURT For Some

Family Court May Be The Common Denominator For Many Families When Relationship Conflicts Require Intervention, But It Should Always Be Recognized As The Forum Of Last Resort ! California Family Courts ...
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ELKINS and New FAMILY CODE SECTION 217: How It AFFECTS YOU!

Elkins and Live-Witness Testimony The most important new rule in decades affecting the experience of California Family Law litigants is set to be unleashed on January 1, 2011. It promises a radical ...
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"PARENTAL ALIENATION" at the 2010 AFCC Conference

The topic of the 47th Annual Association of Family and Conciliation Court Conference is "parental alienation." Over 1,000 lawyers, judges, mediators, and mental health professionals ...
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Announcing the Opening of DESERT FAMILY MEDIATION SERVICES!

To our honored visitors: We are excited to give you advance notice that the first family law mediation center in the Coachella Valley is opening its offices in Palm Springs on June 15, 2010. Our hope ...
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When are ASSETS VALUED for purposes of DIVISION in a California DISSOLUTION?

Q. My wife and I separated two years ago and we have decided to divorce. We don't agree on the date we should use to value some of our property, like the home where she's been living in with ...
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What does it mean that a judge has ordered a 730 EVALUATION in my custody case?

Q. My ex wife and I are fighting over custody of our three children. The judge decided to appoint a psychologist to interview us all. How does this affect me and my case? What Are 730 Evaluations? In ...
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