How Do You Resolve a Legal Custody Dispute Between You and Your Ex?

Legal custody disputes can be emotionally taxing and legally complex. When faced with such a situation, it's crucial to approach it with a clear understanding of the legal framework and a commitment to resolving the issue in the best interest of the child. Here are some key points to consider when navigating a legal [...]

fotex2024-03-05T16:27:22-08:00March 5th, 2024|Child and spousal support, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Vlog|

How Do You File Your Taxes If You Are in the Middle of a Divorce and Get Your Half of the Refund?

Divorce is a challenging and often tumultuous time in anyone's life. Amidst the emotional and logistical challenges, tax season can add an additional layer of complexity. Even though you may be in the process of divorcing, the IRS still considers you legally married for the entire tax year. This article aims to provide guidance [...]

fotex2024-02-27T17:01:17-08:00February 27th, 2024|Child and spousal support, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Vlog|

How to Collect Unpaid Child Support and Spousal Support

Enforcing court orders for unpaid child or spousal support can be a challenging and frustrating process. However, understanding your rights and options can help you navigate this situation effectively. If you have a court order for support that is not being honored, you have several avenues available to pursue payment. One option is to [...]

fotex2024-02-21T14:57:14-08:00February 20th, 2024|Child and spousal support, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Vlog|

Child Protective Services: When to Call Them & What to Do When You Call Them

When it comes to the safety and well-being of a child, there are few topics as crucial as knowing when and how to involve Child Protective Services (CPS). It's a subject that can be uncomfortable to discuss, but it's essential for protecting a child in potentially harmful situations. Today, we share a little guide [...]

fotex2024-02-21T14:54:29-08:00February 13th, 2024|Child and spousal support, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Vlog|

Can I Record or Take a Video of My Spouse?

Divorce is a challenging decision, often driven by a multitude of reasons, some of which can be emotionally taxing. In certain instances, pursuing a divorce might lead to disturbing behavior from your spouse. But can you legally record your spouse to gather evidence of harassment or other issues? In this article, we delve into [...]

fotex2024-01-25T10:46:53-08:00January 23rd, 2024|Domestic Violence, Vlog|

The Link Between Domestic Violence and Child Custody

Domestic violence can include physical, verbal, emotional, sexual, and psychological actions. Other actions, such as threats or coercive behavior can also be considered domestic violence. Without a knowledgeable domestic violence attorney, it can sometimes be difficult to identify it or figure out whether it’s cause for legal action. This is why learning more about [...]

fotex2023-12-12T23:30:01-08:00October 28th, 2022|Child custody and visitation, Domestic Violence|

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In October of 1987, Domestic Violence Awareness Month was launched nationwide by the National Coalition for Domestic Violence to generate awareness for domestic violence issues and to connect individuals and organizations that work to combat domestic violence and to support survivors. That same year, the first national domestic violence toll-free hotline was initiated. Now, [...]

fotex2023-12-12T23:34:06-08:00October 28th, 2022|Domestic Violence, Uncategorized|

Is Domestic Violence a Felony?

Is domestic violence a felony? Yes, domestic violence can be a felony. A criminal case begins when someone reports an incident of domestic violence to law enforcement. If an arrest happens, criminal charges may be filed by the District Attorney. What is Considered Domestic Violence? California Penal Code §13700 defines domestic violence as abuse [...]

fotex2023-12-12T21:59:16-08:00August 13th, 2020|Domestic Violence|

How to Deal With Domestic Violence During COVID-19

There is a growing concern amongst professionals regarding a rise in domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the period from March 1 through April 25, 2020, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department logged 2,309 domestic-related calls. This is roughly a three percent increase from the 2,237 calls handled during the same date range [...]

fotex2023-12-12T21:48:00-08:00June 4th, 2020|Domestic Violence|
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