San Diego Family Law Blog

California Family Law Attorneys for Children

You have the right to remain silent.  You have the right to confront witnesses against you.  Yeah, yeah, yeah.  You’ve heard that all before on television. But do you have a right to make sure some lawyer isn’t questioning your kid or telling the judge what your kid thinks about your divorce?  Apparently the answer…

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One-Day Divorce Comes to San Diego

On March 1st, the County of San Diego launched a One Day Divorce Program in the San Diego County Superior Court. The program is intended to streamline the divorce process for couples who are unrepresented by legal counsel and do not have any contested issues to resolve in their divorce. In order to participate in…

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A Fate Worse Than Death

Going through a divorce in California — or anywhere else, for that matter– is painful enough, but what happens if you die during the process?  According to the most recent opinion on the subject from the California Court of Appeal, Marriage of Martin, it’s not necessarily a problem.  You can rest in peace. The facts…

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To Hit or Not to Hit

Do you have to wait until the other side attacks you, before using physical force?  Not always, the California Court of Appeal said in a Family Law case published last week.  The case, J.J. vs. M.F., involved a domestic violence incident that occurred in October, 2012, involving, of all things, a dispute over a little…

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