Will social media affect your divorce?
Social media is an element of many people’s everyday lives, especially as more of us use these sites to connect with friends and family. However, just as your posts can have a significant impact on your friendships and your marriage, the posts you make on social media could influence the outcome of your divorce. Your […]
How can I prepare for an adoption home study?
Adoptive and foster parents must go through many steps before they can welcome children into their homes. The home study is a crucial part of the process, as you and your spouse will be rigorously vetted to ensure you’re fully prepared to take on child-rearing responsibilities. Because the process can be a bit intimidating, AdoptUSKids.org offers […]
Understanding the UCCJEA
Divorce proceedings in San Francisco can easily become emotionally charged, prompting those going through the process to want to distance themselves from each other as much as possible. Your ex-spouse wanting to move away may not be unexpected, yet also hoping to take the kids with them can complicate matters. Parental relocation immediately brings up […]
What are your rights as a grandparent?
One of the greatest gifts that your children can give you are grandchildren. Your love for them can often be equally as strong as that which they share with their parents. The same may often be said about the relationship you establish with them in San Francisco. Is it fair, then, that your rights to […]
Reviewing the issue of parental relocation
Following a divorce, one may feel a strong desire to move away from San Francisco. The pain of separation may still be fresh for some, and seeing reminders of their married days might prolong that pain, A move represents a clean break and a chance to start over in a new area. Americans in general […]
Custody Change of Child’s Residence
When a court considers a move away, the Court must decide de novo what physical custody arrangements would be in the child’s best interests assuming that the mother would be living in another state. Regretfully, the trial court attempted to determine a custody arrangement but miserably failed to analyze the issue on the presumption that […]
Ruben Law Firm Presents an Overview of Super Lawyers
In step two, the researchers evaluate all of these nominees. During evaluations, researchers look for 12 specific qualifiers, such as verdicts and settlements, position within law firm, pro bono and community service, and bar activity, with some indicators carrying more weight than others. Third, the researchers demarcate candidates based on their areas of practice, then […]
Legistlative Alert: Important Health Insurance Coverage Amendments Effective January 1, 2011
Family law practitioners are well aware of the importance of continuing health care coverage for children not only during the dissolution process but through emancipation Today, many people out of work and don’t have health insurance as an employee benefit. Health care coverage must be given great care and attention during the pendency of the […]
Return child to place of habitual residence
Case Commentary: Cuellar v. Joyce Stephen B. Ruben CFLS Cueller V. Joyce is an important case when evaluating whether you should represent a client who seeks to oppose the return of a child to his or her place of habitual residence under the Hague Convention. As noted by Justice Kozinski, the Hague convention seeks to […]