How to Request a Drug Test in Your Child Custody Case

Hossein Berenji, Sep 30, 2020

Requesting a drug test can be a particularly useful piece of ammunition in a child custody case, especially if you are seeking full, rather than joint custody. If you know that your former partner is using drugs that could put your child in harm’s way, requesting a drug test can ensure your child stays in […]


Dr. Dre Asked to Pay Nearly $2 Million a Month in Alimony

Hossein Berenji, Sep 15, 2020

Nicole Young and Dr. Dre are getting divorced. Young filed for divorce from Dre in June. They have been married for 24 years. The divorce appears to be contentious, with both sides filing documents with the court with various allegations. In the latest filing by Young, she is seeking temporary spousal support of almost $2 […]


Nearly One in Ten Partnered People in American Say They Are Very Likely to Separate Due to the Pandemic

Hossein Berenji, Sep 09, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted numerous areas of our lives for months. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a quick end to the pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has caused over 184,000 deaths in the United States as of September 2, 2020. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States as of that […]


Legally Valid Reasons to Stop Paying Child Support

Hossein Berenji, Aug 26, 2020

California law holds that each parent is equally responsible for the financial support of a child. The court cannot enforce this obligation until it has made an order for support. If your child is the subject of an order to support, that support is owed until the child turns 18, or 19 if they are […]


Top 6 Telltale Signs You Hired a Bad Lawyer and How to Avoid it in the Future

Hossein Berenji, Aug 19, 2020

According to the American Bar Association, attorneys have between a 4% to 17% chance of being sued for malpractice. Legal malpractice consists of negligence that is so egregious that it causes a client significant and provable harm. The attorney you hired may not be committing malpractice, but that does not mean they are good at […]