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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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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Self-Care During Divorce

By Purcell Stowell / June 6, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ, Resources / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys offer their take on stress and self-care with answers to the question:   How does “self-care” factor into my divorce process?   NEIL FORESTER One of the more stressful feelings my clients report is not knowing what the future holds for thei...

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FAQ: When can child support be modified?

I see a lot of complex child support cases in my practice. One of the more frequent queries involves confusion about when and how child support can be modified:   If we agree to this child support order, can my ex bring me back to court in six months to ask for more?   Child support, [&...

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FAQ: Aren’t prenups only for the wealthy?

By Purcell Stowell / May 31, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ, Premarital / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys provide a reality check on prenuptial agreements (prenups) with answers to the question:   Aren’t prenups only for wealthy couples?   NEIL FORESTER Whether an engaged couple realizes it or not, when they get married a whole new set of rules will ...

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Announcing the Launch of SPLIT DECISIONS Divorce Radio Show

By Purcell Stowell / May 28, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, Firm News, Resources / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL PC is pleased to announce the launch of SPLIT DECISIONS – Sacramento’s Divorce Radio Hour, airing live every Wednesday from 3-4 pm pst on KSAC-FM 105.5, the Wall Street Business Network.   Yep, we’re divorce lawyers doing a radio show.   WHY: C...

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FAQ: What are the biggest myths about spousal support?

By Purcell Stowell / May 23, 2016 / Divorce, Family Law, FAQ / No Comments

FORESTER PURCELL STOWELL attorneys offer their take on spousal support with answers to the question:   What are the biggest myths and misconceptions about spousal support?   Jenny Bain One of the biggest myths I hear is that clients think they can get support “forever.” There is no situ...

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Do GPS Trackers Have a Place in Family Law Cases?

By Purcell Stowell / January 23, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

GPS trackers should be used for a defined and narrow task, having a legitimate purpose. Parties to a family law case often need certain evidence to substantiate their claims regarding child custody, spousal support, or even the disposition of certain property. For example, they may need proof tha...

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If we wrote the New Year’s Resolutions for our divorce and family law clients…

By Purcell Stowell / December 31, 2015 / Divorce, Family Law / No Comments

Forester Purcell Family Law Attorneys Offer Helpful Resolutions for 2016 #1 Stop seeking legal advice about divorce and family law from the wrong people. The law applies differently to every unique situation. Seeking advice from family, friends, colleagues or even law enforcement is the natural t...

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PART 2: Grandparent Custody Rights and the Law

By Purcell Stowell / October 24, 2015 / Children, Family Law / No Comments

Family court offers resources for grandparents seeking physical or legal custody of a grandchild. This is the second installment of a two-part blog on grandparent visitation and grandparent custody rights. We have previously explored the method by which a grandparent can obtain court-ordered visi...

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