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When Would You Need to Modify a Child Support Agreement?
Child support agreements are meant to provide financial support for a child and ensure their needs are met. However, circumstances can change over time, and modifying your current court-ordered child support agreement may become necessary. As a parent, it is essential to understand when you would need to modify a child support agreement, as… Read More »
How Can I Prepare My Children for the Divorce?
Divorce can be stressful and disturbing for all involved, especially children, and the question on every parent’s mind is, “How can I prepare my children for the divorce?” Parents in an upcoming divorce would want to share the news in a painless, less frightening way with their kids, and it can be a daunting… Read More »
How Do You Know if a Prenuptial Agreement is a Good Fit for You?
Many spouses sign prenuptial agreements in the modern era – especially in community property states like California. Many argue that marriage has basically become nothing more than a legal agreement to split assets in a 50/50 manner, and spouses understandably feel concerned at the long-term prospects of this arrangement. But despite what you may… Read More »
When to Pursue a Divorce Trial
Most spouses are aware that there are alternatives to litigated divorce. By exploring options such as mediation or collaborative law, spouses can experience many benefits. These include lower legal fees, a faster overall process, less stress, lower psychological impact for any children involved, and greater levels of privacy. But despite the redeeming qualities of… Read More »
How Your Life Can Improve After Getting a Divorce
Our San Bernardino Certified Family Law Specialist knows nothing will make your future feel more uncertain than deciding to get divorced. Whether you have children or not, divorce will impact your personal and professional life in ways you never expected. By nature, a California divorce is deeply personal. That means the physical and emotional… Read More »
Do I Need to Establish Paternity to Pursue Child Support in California?
Our San Bernardino Certified Family Law Specialist at the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb knows that raising kids is not free. In fact, U.S. News and World Report lists, based on the most recent data, it costs an average of $290,014 to raise a child — and that does not include the college years… Read More »
The Importance of Putting Mental Health into Perspective During a California Divorce
At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our Certified Family Law Specialist in San Bernardino knows the challenges our clients face while pursuing divorces in California. Unfortunately, when the spouse we represent suffers from a mental health disorder, the circumstances that led to the divorce — and the emotionally taxing process — can exacerbate… Read More »
Effective Ways to Co-Parent While Maintaining a Demanding Job
At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our Certified Family Law Specialist in San Bernardino knows how difficult California divorces can be for both non-parents and parents alike when they have demanding jobs. However, when kids are involved in the relationship, and the time-sharing requirements shift between single-parent households, balancing work with family dynamics… Read More »
What Can I Expect When Divorcing After a Short Marriage in California?
At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our divorce attorney in San Bernardino knows that it is difficult to know what to expect from a legal standpoint when you are ending your marriage. When California residents decide to end their marriages within the first year or so after saying “I do,” their divorce proceedings may look a… Read More »
Why January Marks an Uptick in Divorce Filings
At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our experienced divorce attorney in San Bernardino understands there are many reasons why family law attorneys see a lot more traffic in January than they did in the preceding months. Dubbed by many as “divorce month,” many couples often see January as a starting point for moving forward… Read More »