2Aug

Tips for Minimizing Financial Fallout After Divorce

By Purcell Stowell / August 2, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

Split Decisions, our weekly divorce radio hour, covers financial lifestyle changes on the August 3rd live show. The attorneys at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC have some tips and advice for minimizing the financial impact.   How can I minimize post-divorce financial challenges?   KRISTIN C...

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29Jul

Beyond Lawyers During Divorce: Choosing a Realtor

By Purcell Stowell / July 29, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

A good REALTOR can have a tangible effect on the trajectory of a divorce ~ choose wisely. Often-times one of the easiest ways for clients to rack up attorney’s fees is to be unable to communicate with their ex. In a case with significant property to divide, many potential logistical conversations...

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25Jul

SB 1255 Fixes “Date of Separation” Issues

Living Under Same Roof No Longer Bar to Establishing Date of Separation With today’s passage of SB 1255, we have a fairly swift legislative response to the appellate court’s ruling in Marriage of Davis. As I expressed previously, while the desire for a bright line rule for “date of separati...

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18Jul

What are the consequences of hiding assets during divorce?

By Purcell Stowell / July 18, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FAQ: What are the consequences of hiding assets during divorce? We’re not sure how many times we’ve had to clarify the fairly broad and unambiguous requirement: “you must disclose all of your assets and debts, regardless of when they were acquired.” Follow-up questions often include: “even ...

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12Jul

Are Children of Divorce Resilient?

By Purcell Stowell / July 12, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

Our weekly divorce lifestyle radio hour, Split Decisions, explores the adage “kids are resilient,” and offers commentary on building resiliency in children of divorce as a topic of the July 13th live show. The team at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC prepared a few conversation-starter tho...

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11Jul

Welcome Future-Planner & Peacebuilder Kristin N. Capritto

By Purcell Stowell / July 11, 2016 / Firm News / No Comments

FPS Adds Business and Estate Planning Services Welcome Bentham – the newest addition to the FPS legal team. He’s rad. Bentham is accompanied by attorney and mediator KRISTIN N. CAPRITTO. We like her, too, and know our clients will be thrilled with the new estate and business planning ...

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8Jul

Jenny Bain Selected to 2016 Northern California Rising Stars List

By Purcell Stowell / July 8, 2016 / Firm News / No Comments

Woot! We’re thrilled to give a shout out to family law attorney JENNY BAIN, selected to the 2016 Northern California Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must...

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28Jun

Newlywed Advice from Divorce Lawyers

By Purcell Stowell / June 28, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

Newlywed advice from divorce lawyers?! Well, sure … as the Farmer’s Insurance commercials say, “we know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.” The team at FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC prepared a few thoughts on the topic:   Can I divorce-proof my marr...

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21Jun

Thoughts on Lawyers Behaving Badly in Divorce Court

By Purcell Stowell / June 21, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys reveal examples of lawyers behaving badly with answers to the question:   What makes opposing counsel easy to work with vs. a nightmare to work with during family law litigation? NEIL FORESTER Whether an opposing counsel is easy to work with or impossible t...

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13Jun

FAQ: Do kids belong in divorce courtrooms?

By Purcell Stowell / June 13, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys weigh in on children and divorce with answers to the question:   Do kids belong in divorce courtrooms?   MATT PURCELL Children are the victims of divorce. They don’t ask for their family to be split up, and while their preferences are heard through med...

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