Tag Archives: California family law attorneys

Men Are Often Silent Victims of Domestic Violence

It is a well known fact that domestic violence against women has become a worldwide issue. Many laws have been established to protect against domestic violence against women in California. However, it is little known that as many as 900,000 men are victims of physical violence by a domestic partner, according to a report by the Department of Justice on the Na… Continue Reading.......

Does My Child Have a Say in the Child Custody or Visitation Order

Many parents ask us whether their child has a say in what the child custody and visitation arrangement is. People want to know if the judge will listen to the child’s input when making a child custody/visitation order. Some parents ask whether the child gets to choose with whom he or she wants to live. The answer will depend on the age of the child and also on the ju… Continue Reading.......

Wage Compensation for Victims of Domestic Violence

A recent report in the examiner.com explains that women who are victims of domestic violence in California may be eligible for monetary relief through the California Employment Development Office. This is great news in these harsh economic times for many women who find themselves unable to work after falling victim to abuse. According to an excerpt from t… Continue Reading.......

UFCs Anthony Johnston Arrested for Domestic Violence

An article published on the website mmafighting.com details the arrest of UFC welterweight Anthony Johnson who is facing misdemeanor charges for an alleged altercation with an ex-girlfriend on June 27. Johnson has been charged with domestic violence, battery, death threats and destroying a phone to prevent the report of a crime. Johnson has a trial date… Continue Reading.......

Court Grants Restraining Order Under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act for Husband’s Public Disclosure of his Former Wife’s Private Emails

In In Re Marriage of Nadkarni, 2009 DJDAR 7158, the court found that the Husband’s accessing his former wife’s private email account constituted abuse under the domestic violence prevention act. An application for a restraining order must allege “abuse” under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act. California Family Code Section 6320 states that “distu… Continue Reading.......

Domestic Violence: Financial Abuse in California

Violence toward a spouse, domestic partner, child or any family member is illegal and is considered a serious crime in the state of California. Domestic violence is a sad reality in our society today and in California. Domestic violence in California typically takes the form of physical, emotional or financial abuse. Contrary to popular belief, an indivi… Continue Reading.......