Under our common law system, case law is a constantly evolving part of the legal landscape for family law. This is intended to be the first in a regular series highlighting recent cases and their impact on family law in California. I will also include some commentary at the end about how this may impact families going through divorce. 

Effective communication is essential for mediation.  Without good communication, the mediation process can be unnecessarily protracted.  Although good communication may be ideal, most divorcing couples find their interactions to be filled with hostility, emotionally draining and sometimes unproductive.  There are ways to improve communication even in a divorce. Utilizing the tips outlined below can help […]