Van Oorschot Law Group, PC

Avoid These Five Bits of Bad Advice When You Start Thinking About Divorce

Friends and loved ones routinely, though unintentionally, can give you bad or incorrect advice when the subject of divorce rears its ugly head. While those close to you are important to lean on in such a personal, uncertain and…more
| Family Law

Compelling? Yes. Admissible? No.

One of the more challenging tasks family law practitioners are faced with is balancing their client’s often compelling and moving story against evidentiary rules and practices in court and in pleadings. While the client’s story…more
| Civil Procedure, Family Law

Living Separate and Apart: More Than Just Moving Out of the Bedroom

On July 20, 2015, in the seminal case of In re Marriage of Davis, the California Supreme Court ruled that a couple is only living separate and apart when they no longer reside together under the same roof. Thus, while the…more
| Civil Procedure, Family Law

The Roles They Play

Spouses, either consciously or unconsciously, take on certain roles in marriages, whether by choice, by default or by virtue of a personality trait. Common examples are the roles of the breadwinner and caretaker of the…more
| Family Law

Is Your Spouse Underemployed (Not Unemployed, but Underemployed)?

He’s making a living, working 9 to 5, but now his wife believes he could be making more. He’s a smart man, with a Master’s degree, and 18 years of experience in his field. However, he earns under $75,000 a year, and with the…more
| Civil Procedure, Family Law

Why Does Divorce Cost so Much Money?

When a couple gets divorced, one of the first things either person worries about is the cost. While managing the cost is a reasonable concern, the reality is….here is the honest answer….divorce is expensive. Unless there are…more
| Family Law

High Risk Investment Strategies Could Bring an End to Spousal Support

The receipt of spousal support and a share of the community property in a divorce does not relieve the spouse who is being financially supported from being accountable for his or her financial future. Just when one thinks they…more
| Family Law

Child Custody and Visitation: The Grounds For Emergency Relief

In a family law proceeding, one of the most sensitive and emotionally charged areas –for both the family law attorney and the client- typically concerns issues surrounding custody and visitation of the children…more
| Civil Remedies, Family Law

Wonder How To Talk to Your Kids About Divorce or Separation?

Parenting is hard work. For most people, parenting is even harder work after separation or divorce. One of the added challenges of parenting after separation or divorce is answering the multitude of questions children have…more
| Family Law

Domestic Violence: A Renewed and Visible Conversation

In the wake of the infamous domestic abuse charges against Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back accused of a violent assault on his then-fiancée, and the subsequent media attention concerning how the NFL handled…more
| Family Law

Two Questions Most Often Asked by New Clients

Every January and February, family law attorneys meet a lot of prospective new clients. It is my opinion that the New Year brings about the desire for action and change. January has even been dubbed as “Divorce Month.”…more
| Family Law

There Are No Secrets in Divorce: the Duty to Disclose

The decision to end a marriage can be one that is both deeply personal and highly complex. However, deciding to commence the divorce as a formal legal proceeding, also known as a dissolution of marriage proceeding, is often a…more
| Family Law

What Happens When the Other Person Fails to Comply with a Court Order?

January 12th, 2015 For many people, having their day in court can bring relief and a sense of certainty. The family court judge can make orders regarding custody and visitation of the children, support, or can require the person…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Criminal Law, Family Law

’Tis the Season to be Prepared – for Divorce

Holidays are tough in the best of circumstances, with lots of expectations and family pressures. Now, imagine if one or both spouses are unhappy in their marriage. Holiday pressures are amplified and can lead to a…more
| Family Law

Choosing Between an Annulment or Divorce Proceeding

Choosing to terminate a marriage through an annulment, (called a nullity proceeding in legal terminology), or through divorce (more formally, a dissolution proceeding), depends on an array of factors that must be carefully…more
| Civil Procedure, Family Law
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Contact: Marlo Van Oorschot

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