Family Code 271 is one of the most powerful code sections in California family law. Family Code 271 allows for sanctions in the form of attorney’s fees and costs when a family law litigant violates its policy. What does Family Code 271 state? How does section 271 do what it states? How is it applied? We wrote this informative guide to answer these questions. Nothing in this guide is legal advice about your specific situation. [Read more…]
The term Gavron warning comes from a California appellate court decision called Marriage of Gavron. Since the Gavron appellate decision over 20 years ago, the California legislature has created Family Code section of 4330. In this article, we will look at some common questions about Gavron warnings.
This article is not legal advice. If you have questions about your specific situation, please have a private consultation with a family law attorney.
Divorce Court can be scary for everyone except for judges and divorce lawyers. We are used to it. What to expect in Divorce Court is the scariest part because the unexpected can lead to fear. Fear of what? Fear of the unknown. Sounds obvious but the best way to make the unknown “known” is knowledge.
We have good news for California husbands and wives who have Divorce Court ahead of them and want to know what to expect or just want more information on the process. We write this for those who have divorce cases in Orange County although there are some similarities from one county to another in California.
For those who have a divorce cases in Orange County or expect one in the near future, don’t stop once you have read this article. Our talented divorce lawyers are available for an affordable strategy session. [Read more…]
Question: How can I kick my wife or husband out of the house in California?
Answer: California family law requires a showing of assault or threatened assault if the request is made on an emergency basis or the potential for physical or emotional harm if the request is made on a non-emergency basis.
A divorce may be inevitable. Living with your spouse may be unbearable. But how can you kick your spouse (wife or husband) out of the house and do so legally?
In California family law cases, these “kick out” requests (called residency or dwelling exclusions) are granted if the spouse who seeks it meets certain minimum requirements. What are these requirements to kick out your husband or wife? That partly depends on whether you want the order on an emergency basis or not.
Let’s take a look at California law. This article isn’t legal advice about your specific case or facts. For legal advice and your questions about your situation, please consult with an experienced family law attorney. [Read more…]