Read Family Law updates, news, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
What is a petition for dissolution of marriage and what does it mean to serve the petition?
How long will it take for my divorce to be final and how much will it cost?
What is spousal maintenance and how is it determined in Arizona?
Protecting Separate Property in Arizona: Basic Principles
How Can I Make the Most Out of the First Meeting?
Can I appeal my divorce case?
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
Yours, Mine and Ours (not yet!): An Update on the Patentability of Human Genes
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Allen Matkins Sponsors CASA Hispanic Advisory Council Art Workshop for Kids
With the Supreme Court's first oral arguments of 2013 underway this week, there are several employment-related cases of note still awaiting decisions....more
In Giorgianni v. Crowley, the California Court of Appeal for the Sixth District decided a novel question arising under the California Mandatory Fee Arbitration Act for attorney fees disputes.
An attorney, John Crowley...more
Many people believe that obtaining a divorce or relationship transition without the use of a lawyer is a form driven process. In reality, there are complexities of the law which many people consider when they are in a highly...more
This is a work for hire. Father sought to obtain a passport for his 3 year-old child to send him to Nigeria to live with Father's sister. Mother asserts that she would have no recourse against Father if child went to...more
Ever wonder what to tell your client when they are going to be on the witness stand? This may help. ...more
Collaborative divorce allows you and your partner to discuss and effectively work through the issues in your divorce, if not amicably, then at least with civility. Many collaborative lawyers have been through difficult...more