Awards & Honors

This article will discuss how child support is calculated. Child support is primarily based on each parent’s income and the amount of time the child spends with each parent. Child support payments are not tax deductible. Read on to learn how child support works. California Family Code Section 4053 describes the principals behind child support:...
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Both the Penal Code and the Family Code address domestic violence prevention. While the relevant Family Code provisions focus primarily on separation and safety, the relevant Penal Code provisions are focused more on holding abusive partners criminally accountable for their actions. The purpose of this article is to compare the treatment of domestic violence under...
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Spousal support orders are generally modifiable in Court unless your Judgment or Stipulation specifically and clearly states otherwise.  If a spousal support order clearly states it is a non-modifiable order, the Court does not have the discretion to modify the support order, regardless of whether a  hardship has occurred or may occur. It should be...
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In the commencement of any divorce proceeding, the initiating party must file a Petition with the Court.  Upon the filing of a Petition, a Family Law Summons is issued.  On the back side of every Summons are Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders, commonly referred to as “ATROS.” The Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders are four orders by...
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This article will discuss how child support is calculated. Child support is primarily based on each parent’s income and the amount of time the child spends with each parent. Child support payments are not tax deductible. Read on to learn how child support works. California Family Code Section 4053 describes the principals behind child support:...
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Child Support refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child or an amount owing to a county for reimbursement of public assistance paid on behalf of a child.  The California Family Code codifies the general obligation of both parents to support their minor children “in the manner suitable to the child’s circumstances.”...
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Don’t let your child custody agreement cause you stress this holiday season. Follow these tips to help you through the holidays. Holidays are inherently stressful for a multitude of reasons – add the commencement of a dissolution proceeding and the stress surrounding the holiday time will likely be heightened.  When there are children involved, parents...
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Nicole Nuzzo of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP was selected as one of the fifteen members of the Orange County Bar Association’s (OCBA) Professionalism and Ethics Committee, announced the firm. Committee members “are committed to supporting and encouraging OCBA members to engage in the professional and ethical practice of law. Members of the Committee...
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This year marks Legal Elite’s tenth year of presenting Nevada’s top attorneys. The annual list showcases attorneys whose peers have named them amongst the best of the best. The list has come a long way since it’s inaugural issue in June 2008. Since it’s inception, the voting process has become more streamlined and each year...
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