Law Offices of Marlo Van Oorschot, APLC

The Business of Divorce

Most people know that the divorce rate is quite high, with the fastest growing demographic for divorce being Baby Boomers. What many people may have not known is that last year, a report was issued by Babson and Baruch…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Family Law

Grey Marriage + Grey Divorce = Financial Elder Abuse?

The phenomenon of “grey divorce”- the term referring to the demographic trend of an increasing divorce rate for older (“grey haired”) couples – has been in the news since 2013, when Bowling Green State University in Ohio studied…more

| Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury

The “Run-of-the-Mill” Divorce: The Myth and the Reality

Just like there is no “run-of-the-mill” marriage, there is no “run-of-the-mill” divorce; both simply do not exist. Every marriage faces its own unique ebbs and flows, and various complex issues, including, but not limited to,…more

| Family Law

Sense and Cents of Divorce

Few words in the English language can make people as uncomfortable as the term “divorce”. This is in part due to the fact that divorce marks the end of a relationship, and with that, significant emotional and familial ties;…more

| Family Law

Does a Family Law Matter Need to Age Like a Good Wine?

Wine is aged to potentially improve its quality and to become more palatable to the taster. The length of time necessary to age a wine is influenced by many factors including grape variety, vintage, viticulture practices, wine…more

| Family Law

Going for Gold in Family Law

It’s the Winter Olympics, and everyone is abuzz about the winners and the losers, and the lucky few that get to take home gold, silver or bronze. In the world of sports, there is a definitive winner and loser, whether as a…more

| Family Law

2014 New Family Laws

Some years, family law is chock full of new laws both from the courts and from the legislature. But, not this year; 2013 was more of a blip than a bang for family law. Here are some of the highlights of the more interesting…more

| Family Law

Should (Can) My Mentally Incapacitated Parent Divorce?

Imagine your father remarries after the death of your mother. Your father is now 85 years old has been married for 5 years, to his new wife, who is 75 years old. Your father suffers from dementia which is rapidly progressing. …more

| Family Law

I Resolve to Divorce in 2014

Every New Year, many people make resolutions so they can have a fresh start. For some, this includes filing for divorce. Resolving to divorce is a significant decision which involves lots of planning and thought. The…more

| Family Law

Revenge Porn: A Crime, Harassment, or both?

“Revenge Porn.” It sounds like a bad movie but instead it is in fact some people’s worst nightmare and the law is working to catch up with technology used to damage others. This is a new law on the books in California intended…more

| Criminal Law, Family Law

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