San Diego Family Law Blog

When Visitation is Supervised in California

Last night, I was watching a television drama.  Indirectly, the show made reference to one or more characters having to have visitation with their children on a supervised basis.  That means a third party, usually a professional, shadows the parent and child to make sure the child is safe during the visitation and that the…

Read more

Life, Death, Spousal Support, and Insurance

If there’s one thing we know for sure about spousal support, also known as alimony, it’s that it ends with the death of either party. That’s why Family Code section 4360 exists. It provides that a court making a spousal support order “may include an amount sufficient to purchase an annuity for the supported spouse…

Read more