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New Law Changes How Pets are Designated in Divorce Cases

San Diego, CA – If you wonder how much our pets mean to us, here is one clue: Americans spent more than $69 billion on pet products in 2017. Perhaps that figure isn’t as strong an indicator of how much pets have become family members as a new bill signed into law in September by […]

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Marriage, Divorce and Student Loans—What You Need to Know

Source San Diego, CA – About 40 percent of California college students graduated with an average debt of $22,413 in 2016. Pew Research reported that Americans owed more than $1.3 trillion in student loans at the end of June, which means that student loan debt is as much a part of adulthood as utility bills […]

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Reality Show Couple Splits. Should We Have Seen it Coming?

A couple who married on the set of a Lifetime reality show has announced they are divorcing after one year together. In what some might call a new take on the prearranged marriage, Cody Knapek and Danielle DeGroot were part of “Married at First Sight,” a show that pairs three couples based on scientific matchmaking. […]

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Social Media During and After Divorce

Escondido, CA – With social media now a regular part of most people’s lives, it may not be obvious of the impact a simple post to Facebook can have on a divorce trial. San Diego Divorce Attorney John Griffith explains, “Nowadays, we’re seeing more and more divorce cases that use social media posts in court. […]

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Does Divorce Always Negatively Affect One’s Credit?

Carlsbad, CA – The iconic image of divorce is the husband and wife ornament on the top of a wedding cake being cut into two separate pieces, creating a divide between the two former lovers. Going through divorce kind of feels like you and your spouse are being sliced apart into two different people. For […]

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August is Child Support Awareness Month

Child Support Awareness Month is observed throughout the country each August, and in honor of it, the California Department of Child Support Services is focused on parents who make the effort to be exceptional examples in their children’s lives. The theme for 2017 is, “Give them something great to imitate.” “When parents are positively involved […]

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Griffith, Young & Lass Family Law Wins Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016

Wealth & Finance International has recognized Griffith, Young & Lass Family Law as a “Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016” following months of research by their in-house team. The award recognizes the most innovative law firms who go above and beyond for their clients. “Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016” award is based on these […]

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Company Offers $10,000 for Your Dream Wedding

Most couples enter into marriage believing it will last forever, and a new company invites them to bet on it. SwanLuv is a Seattle-based company that offers couples up to $10,000 toward the wedding of their dreams. Remain married, and the money is yours to keep. But if you divorce, you must repay the funds—with […]

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5 Keys to Hiring the Right Divorce Lawyer

Hiring the right divorce lawyer for you is the first step in ensuring that you don’t find yourself in the middle of a knock down- drag out divorce battle having spent all of your money with nothing to show for it–a reality that sadly many divorcing couples see every day in California divorce courts.  These […]

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The Seven-Year Itch- It’s Really A Thing

Old wive’s tale or truth? In 1955, Tom Ewell portrayed a faithful family man married for seven years who was tempted by a beautiful, blond and blatantly single Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch.  While the “seven-year itch” is a sort of old wive’s tale that describes a supposed tendency to become unfaithful after […]

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