Hiring a private investigator to catch a cheating spouse in orange county california

Should You Hire a Private Investigator to Catch a Cheating Spouse in Orange County, California?     According to the American Psychological Association (APA), around 20-40 percent of divorces are a result of infidelity. In surveys published by Divorce Magazine, approximately  45-50 percent of married women and 50-60 percent of married men cheat on their spouses. According to…

Divorcing Someone with Bipolar Disorder in Orange County California

Marriage (or Deciding to Divorce) When Your Spouse Suffers from Bipolar Disorder According  to the National Institute of Mental Health, 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6% of the U.S. population age 18 and older every year, suffer from bipolar disorder. Of these cases of bipolar disorder, about 82.9% of these persons suffer from “severe” bipolar…

Grandparent's Rights in Southern California Family Law

Grandparent’s Rights in Southern California Family Law In the vast majority of cases, the court has a policy of non-interference and respects the rights of parents to decide which family members they allow to see their children. Notwithstanding this, there are rare circumstances where the court may intervene through laws which protect grandparent’s rights and…

Willful Unemployment or Underemployment in California Divorce

Is Your Spouse or Former Spouse Willfully Under or Unemployed? The biggest factor that determines the amount of money that is awarded as spousal or child is the amount of money earned by the party who is obligated to pay. One dirty trick some try to game the system with is willful unemployment or underemployment….

Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets in Your California Divorce?

Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets in Your California Divorce? Ideally, even if two people no longer wish to remain married, they can still work in good faith with each other to end their marriage. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Divorce can bring out the worst in nice people, and some people aren’t very…

Back to School Tips for Divorced Dads in California

Back to School Tips for Divorced Dads in California Summer break is over and children in Southern California have returned back to school. Here are five tips for divorced dads or anyone in a blended family to help your kids succeed this year. Make sure your contact information is on file with the school and that…

Factors Influencing Alimony Spousal Support Orders in the State of California

Factors that Determine Alimony/Spousal Support in California Although you can find calculators online that purport to determine the alimony that will be awarded in your case, the truth is that in California, the judge does not use a formula to decide spousal support. Instead, the judge will consider a wide variety of factors to decide…

Alimony Spousal Support and Marriage Length

How Does Marriage Length Influence Alimony/Spousal Support in California? One of the most important factors in determining alimony is the length of the partnership. In many cases, the marriage is far too short to merit awarding alimony according to California Law. The length of the relationship will also factor in closely to the duration of…

Divorcing a Sociopath in the State of California

Divorcing a Sociopath in the State of California About one percent of adults are affected by antisocial personality disorder, also known as sociopathy (Source:  National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)/ U.S. Department of Health and Human Services).  Because a sociopath has no regard for the feelings of others, divorcing a sociopath is likely to be an extremely difficult experience….

Sociopathy Antisocial personality disorder

Sociopathy (aka Antisocial Personality Disorder) About one percent of adults are affected by antisocial personality disorder, also known as sociopathy (Source:  National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)/ U.S. Department of Health and Human Services).  Antisocial personality disorder is a cluster B personality disorder where a person demonstrates a pattern of disregard for the feelings and…

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