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What Attributes Should You Look For in a Family Law Attorney?

The right family law attorney can help you handle sensitive issues with consideration and discretion. But the wrong lawyer can actually make things worse for you and your family. First, you should only hire someone who focuses on practicing family law. Next, you should look for candidates who have the following attributes: Experience: Family law […]

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How the “Elkins Legislation” Made Divorce More Expensive

The “Elkins Legislation” refers to a pair of bills, AB 1050 and AB 939 which became law on January 1, 2012. These laws change the role of evidence in divorce actions, increasing reliance on live oral testimony and moving away from written testimony. This could increase costs by requiring more court hearings during a divorce […]

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Benefits of Hiring Family Law Attorneys

For most people, going through a divorce is a highly emotional experience.  And while it is possible to accomplish some simple divorces without legal counsel, having an experienced family law attorney on your side during a divorce can provide a number of benefits.  A family law attorney can help temper the torrent of emotions that […]

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