DOs and DONT’s of Summertime Visitation for Divorced Families

By Purcell Stowell / June 1, 2018 / Children / No Comments

Child Custody & Visitation: Summertime DO’s and DON’Ts When you break any custody visitation issue to it’s simplest point it comes down to the golden rule: Treat others as you would be treated. This goes for communicating and compromising on summer plans and all co-parenting situa...

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A Divorce Lawyer’s Advice for Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

By Purcell Stowell / May 21, 2018 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FAQ: What factors should I consider when choosing a divorce lawyer in Sacramento? Finding the right divorce lawyer is critical to creating optimal conditions for a faster, less-expensive divorce, compared to a lengthy, drawn-out emotional and financial nightmare. But what is “right” f...

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California Pet Custody Laws May Be Changing with AB 2274

By Keeley Nickelson / May 12, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Who gets Fido in a California divorce? Attorney KEELEY NICKELSON is doggone pupset about the current "pets as property" laws in place. But AB 2274 offers pawsitive change in how family courts may soon treat pets during divorce.

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Lifestyle & Divorce: How “Marital Standard of Living” Affects Spousal Support Orders

By Purcell Stowell / May 4, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

The marital standard of living (MSOL) is one of the many factors that are set out in the California Family Code that are to be considered by a divorce court in the determination of spousal support. Our FPS team weighs in on this tricky topic.

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FAQ: Child Custody and Relocation Cases – How far can I move?

By Matt Purcell / April 3, 2018 / Children, Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Child custody lawyer Matt Purcell discusses common client confusion around relocation cases and how the court will consider situations where one divorced parent wants or needs to move away from the other co-parent.

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Divorce K-Files: The Case of the Misunderstood Breast Implants

By Keeley Nickelson / March 26, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

In the latest "K-Files" post, attorney KEELEY NICKELSON explains why arguing over custody of "the girls" is best reserved for divorce cases involving children or pets, and never breast implants.

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Welcome New Colleagues Michelle Albright, Kristen Sellers & Jenn Wilkinson

By Purcell Stowell / March 11, 2018 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Family Law in Folsom, California expands its legal team with additions of Michelle Albright, Kristen Sellers, and Jenn Wilkinson.

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California Pet Custody Laws Compared to Other States

By Keeley Nickelson / February 20, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

Who gets Fido in a California divorce? Attorney KEELEY NICKELSON is doggone pupset about the current laws in place. But a "best interest" of the pet standard may be on the horizon.

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The Importance of Self-Care During Divorce

By Purcell Stowell / February 14, 2018 / Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

Today we bring you words from the heart, in the spirit of self-love. Read on for our thoughts on self-care during divorce.   NEIL FORESTER My clients often remark that not knowing what the future holds for their post-divorce life is one of the most stressful parts of the process. I say fight...

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Divorce in the Digital World ~ Can Technology Hurt or Help My Case?

By Keeley Nickelson / January 17, 2018 / Divorce, FAQ / No Comments

The Hidden Dangers of Divorce in the Digital World When you’re in family court for a divorce or custody dispute, you’re under extreme scrutiny. Scrutiny from the court, possibly a mediator, and usually from your ex-spouse. Feuding parents are always looking for reasons to claim superiority, and p...

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