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Intervention in a Family Law Matter

We successfully intervened on behalf of a client in a family law matter wherein our client had purchased a property owned by the parties to the family law matter, and one of the parties was hindering our client’s ability to finalize the transaction, although it was already ordered and approved. Specifically, a receiver had been …

Let someone else report child abuse

Today we had a hearing on the expansion of visitation for dad.  Mom didn’t want dad to have more visitation (as he was requesting) because she believes that he might be abusing the kids. Mom had already gone to the court for a TRO about a month ago, which was denied. Since the TRO was …

Mandatory Settlement Conference

I went to court for a Mandatory Settlement Conference (MSC) in a divorce action today.  My client and I worked hard on the MSC Brief that we were required to provide to the court and to opposing counsel before the hearing. Things don’t always go according to plan.  The Mediator who was going to handle …

Modification of Child Support

A client signed a settlement agreement a little over a year ago wherein the parties agreed that she would have primary custody and the other party would pay child support in the sum of $400 per month.  The other party wasn’t working at the time. Since that time, the other party has gained employment and …

Preparing for Hearing on Spousal Support

Reviewed opposing party’s financial information in anticipation of an upcoming hearing on spousal support.  Fortunately, my client made copies of many financial documents before she left the family residence or we might not have as much information as we do, considering that the other party works for himself and could potentially falsify the documents to …