Posts Tagged: oceanside family lawyer

The sad truth is that the Legislative intent that underlies today’s child support laws is often manipulated as a practical matter by parents who wish to lower their monthly payments. This unintended and unfortunate incentive muddles the waters when attempting to work out an arrangement with a co-parent that is in the best interest of…

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The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday morning that Proposition 8, the ban on gay marriage in the state of California, is unconstitutional. The decision was made in a 2-1 vote and the panel explained their decision by stating that Prop 8 “used the state’s initiative power to target a minority group…

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Jesusa Ursonal Tatad, 39, was charged with torture for pouring boiling water on her ex-husband while he was sleeping Saturday morning. According to San Mateo District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, Tatad poured water on him because she thought he was cheating on her.  She burned more than 60 percent of his body, and hit him in the…

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Divorce can be difficult, but in certain states, the process can be much easier… New Hampshire holds the title for the easiest state to divorce in, according to Bloomberg. There is a zero-day minimum to stay married before filing for divorce in New Hampshire.  Vermont, however, is the polar opposite, and has an extremely long…

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According to Dr. Nadia Torres-Eaton, family therapist at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, movies can help teens in families adjusting to divorce. Watching movies can help begin a more natural dialogue with teens without having a “talk” that feels forced and uncomfortable.  It can assist parents to start a conversation and also present stories for…

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Kim Kardashian’s recent filing for divorce to husband Kris Humphries has incited frustration in the San Diego LGBT community. Kardashian and Humphries were wed for a short 72 days, and cited irreconcilable differences as their reason for divorce. LGBT rights organizations were outraged that Kardashian’s short marriage tarnished the “sanctity of marriage.” San Diego marriage…

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A gunman attacked a house near Los Angeles, where he shot and killed three people and wounded another over a child custody dispute. A 26-year-old man is suspected of killing his 25-year-old girlfriend and her father and brother. Six of her family members were able to escape after climbing through the window and hiding on…

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