California Family Law Attorney
Recent Posts
Archives
225 South Civic Drive Suite 1-3 Palm Springs, CA 92262

Recent Posts in Motions and OSC's Category

Excluding evidence outside pleadings, including "incidents" not alleged in Request for DVTRO Orders

How Do I Exclude Evidence That Is Outside of the Scope of the Pleadings Filed By the Other Party At My Family Law RFO or Domestic Violence Hearing? While historically it has seemed that Family Court ...
Continue reading "Excluding evidence outside pleadings, including "incidents" not alleged in Request for DVTRO Orders" »

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, ...
Continue reading "Overview of Procedure and Process in Divorce, From the Initial Petition Filing to Judgment" »

New Requirement for MEET AND CONFER Before RFO Hearings!

Parties to Family Law and Divorce Litigation Are Now Required to "Meet and Confer" Before Hearings In the never ending struggle to force family law litigants to stop the bickering and ...
Continue reading "New Requirement for MEET AND CONFER Before RFO Hearings!" »

A Family Court Judge's Perspective On EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY

Here is an article that Indio Superior Court Judge Dale R. Wells wrote for publication in the Desert Bar Association's, Family Law Section, monthly newsletter (June, 2012, Vol. 6:12). His article ...
Continue reading "A Family Court Judge's Perspective On EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY" »

TIPS for Drafting Family Court DECLARATIONS

Rules for Declarations Filed In Family Court Whether you are a self-represented party or an attorney, I want to remind you that rules govern the declarations that you file in family law proceedings - ...
Continue reading "TIPS for Drafting Family Court DECLARATIONS" »

DEVIATING From "Guideline" (Presumptively Correct) CHILD SUPPORT in HIGH EARNER Cases

Special Circumstances in Child Support Cases Involving an Extraordinarily High Earners Actor Jon Cryer, one of the stars of the series "Two and a Half Men", was recently rebuffed by the ...
Continue reading "DEVIATING From "Guideline" (Presumptively Correct) CHILD SUPPORT in HIGH EARNER Cases" »

Can I CONTINUE My DIVORCE TRIAL?

Q. My divorce trial is scheduled for next month. I want to change attorneys - will the case be continued to give a new attorney enough time to prepare my case correctly? Trial continuances are ...
Continue reading "Can I CONTINUE My DIVORCE TRIAL?" »

Pointers for Dealing With FAMILY COURT JUDGES (Difficult and Otherwise) - What Every Lawyer and PRO PER Should Know!

Working with Family Court Judges I recently attended this year's annual AFCC (Association of Family and Conciliation Courts) Conference in Orlando. Two Canadian jurists put on a workshop entitled ...
Continue reading "Pointers for Dealing With FAMILY COURT JUDGES (Difficult and Otherwise) - What Every Lawyer and PRO PER Should Know!" »