Can I Modify My Child Custody Arrangement Without Going to Court?

Hossein Berenji, Sep 13, 2022

Depending on the terms of your child custody arrangement, you may be able to modify it without going to court. In some cases, both parents can agree to the change and submit a written agreement to the court. If your situation is more complicated or you can’t agree with the other parent, you may need […]


Limitations on Spousal Privilege in California

Hossein Berenji, Aug 16, 2022

Spouses have the right to refuse to testify against one another in many court proceedings. This right is long held but not absolute. If you’re facing certain legal matters, you may have questions about the spousal privilege and how it might apply to your situation. You can get personalized answers from a trusted family law […]


Is There Common Law Marriage in California?

Hossein Berenji, Aug 11, 2022

There is no common law marriage in CA. If you’re an unmarried couple living in Beverly Hills, there’s no California law that gives you marital rights. To take the next steps and figure out ways to protect yourself and your loved ones, speak with a family law attorney in Beverly Hills today. Rights for Unmarried […]


What Is a De Novo Hearing?

Hossein Berenji, Aug 03, 2022

De novo hearings are used in family court appeals and child support cases heard by a county child support commission. The Latin term “de novo” means “from the new.” It refers to a hearing in which another court or judge decides a case on the facts without deferring to the other court’s decision. De novo […]


Default Divorce Judgments Must Match the Petition’s Relief Sought

Hossein Berenji, Jul 14, 2022

Getting a divorce is an emotional and legally challenging process. You’re faced with making tough decisions about your life and marriage while also navigating the California divorce process. In some cases, you may be able to get a default divorce. Keep reading to learn more about default divorce judgments and how they interact with the […]