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What Goes Inside a Successful California Parenting Plan?

At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our Certified Family Law Specialist in San Bernardino understands that when couples with children decide to divorce, their priorities shift, so their focus is on the best interests of their kids. This is good news because our divorce attorney also knows that is exactly where the court’s focus […]

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Can I Move Out of State After a California Divorce?

At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our divorce attorney in San Bernardino, California understands how enticing it might be to get a fresh start after ending a marriage. For those who do not share minor children with their ex-spouse, a move out of state can happen any time after the divorce is final, without notice. However, […]

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What Should I Do After Receiving Divorce Papers in California?

Receiving a divorce petition can occur in one of two ways. Either you were expecting them, or you were blindsided by them. While the latter is often much harder to grasp, the reality is — the papers are here, and you will have to respond. At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our divorce attorney in […]

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How to Handle an Unforgiving Ex-Spouse While Co-Parenting Children

At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our Certified Family Law Specialist and divorce attorney in San Bernardino, California understands that just because your divorce has been finalized does not mean the people involved have changed their habits or personalities. The reality is, even after you get divorced, both you and your ex-spouse may grow […]

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How Can I File a Restraining Order in California?

At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our Certified Family Law Specialist in San Bernardino understands that conflict occurs in many types of relationships. At times, the emotional components of these disagreements can lead to reactions that cross physical and emotional boundaries that can only be remedied by filing for a restraining order in California. […]

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Navigating Holiday Parenting Plans During a Pandemic

Chances are, if you are divorced and share minor children with your ex-spouse, 2020 has been an exceptional challenge when navigating parenting plans and custody agreements. With local health guidelines constantly changing to slow the spread of COVID, parents are charged with adjusting their kid’s schedules on the fly, which is not always easy when […]

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Avoiding Destructive Behavior During a California Divorce

At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our divorce attorney in San Bernardino knows that even when a divorce is amicable, and both spouses respect the fact that it is time to move on, the process is still stressful, exhausting, and confusing. After one spouse files for divorce, there are many decisions to be made […]

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How Can My Spouse and I Successfully Live Together During Our California Divorce Proceedings?

As challenging as 2020 has been so far, getting divorced during a pandemic may be increasingly complex compared to a time when we were free to move about the court system unimpeded by closures, scheduling backlogs, social distancing, and mask requirements. Once divorce documents have been filed, it is not a forgone conclusion that one […]

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Am I Guaranteed to Receive Spousal Support Payments After My California Divorce?

At the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb, our San Bernardino Certified Family Law Specialist understands there is a lot of confusion regarding what happens when couples decide to divorce in California. While our state allows temporary, rehabilitative, and permanent spousal support to be awarded during the divorce proceedings and as part of the final decree, […]

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Can I Count Items I Purchase For My Children Towards Child Support Payments?

California divorces focus on many aspects that dictate both spouses’ financial futures. There is the matter of equitably distributing assets and debts, examining eligibility for spousal support, and outlining child support requirements when the couple shares minor children. Once the details are finalized, the payments that follow can often be a point of contention between […]

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