Child Custody and Visitation: What You Need to Know

Hossein Berenji, Jun 09, 2022

The parties in a divorce, paternity proceeding, or legal separation action have a laundry list of issues to deal with. Primary among them is where their children are going to live. This issue touches on deep emotional matters that are important to the parents and the children. Because of the importance of this issue, it […]


What Is a Minute Order?

Hossein Berenji, Jun 01, 2022

A minute order is a fancy legal term for describing a court’s answer to a party’s motion. Sometimes minute orders are even issued while you’re in the courtroom. Often prepared by the judge’s clerk, they’re usually extremely brief, simply approving or denying a motion made by either party. Minute orders do not have to be […]


Selling Your Wedding Ring After a Divorce in Los Angeles

Nikoo Berenji, Apr 20, 2022

The end of a marriage can bring many emotions. Once the marital settlement agreement is finalized, it can be emotionally cathartic and financially beneficial to sell your wedding ring. However, you may not have the first idea of where to begin or how to ensure you’re getting a fair price.  Here’s what you should know […]


Can I Get Divorced If I Can’t Find My Spouse?

Nikoo Berenji, Apr 18, 2022

Many times people feel stuck in a marriage. Some are not sure if they can move forward with a divorce when they have lost all contact with their spouse. Sometimes, they can’t find the spouse; sometimes, the spouse moves and won’t give their new address. Other times, they may simply be dodging the other spouse […]


What Is a Date of Separation?

Nikoo Berenji, Mar 29, 2022

The date of separation in California family law is different from being legally separated. The date of separation occurs when spouses end their economic union. Therefore, it can significantly impact matters related to property division, spousal support, and child support. How Do You Determine the Date of Separation in California? The issue of when a […]