Divorce Preparation Checklist

If you are considering divorce or have been served with divorce papers recently, you need to know which steps to take in order to protect your rights. After all, when confronted with a divorce, people are often at the most vulnerable point in their life both...

Child Custody and Visitation

Child Custody and Visitation : Child’s Return Under Hague Convention May Not Be Conditioned upon Cooperation of Abducting Parent Cal Family Law Monthly February 1, 2012 Commentary Stephen B. Ruben The Hague Convention provides a mechanism for the prompt return...

Paternity

Commentary Stephen B. Ruben, CFLS Kevin Q is quite instructive and a must-read for its clear outline of California’s paternity statutes that determine who is the “natural father” for purposes of preferences, priorities and burdens of proof. Family...