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Attorney Spotlight: Shirin Asgari, ESQ.

Practicing law was always a natural path for Shirin Asgari, ESQ; however, family law was never part of the plan. When she began law school at the University of San Diego, she ruled out criminal and family law as an option. An internship at a domestic violence clinic ignited her passion for helping those in […]

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Co-Parent Pointers as We Head Back to School

Source Carlsbad, CA – Once the dust has settled from the holiday festivities of the past few months, it’s important to prepare for back-to-school madness. This is particularly essential for parents who are sharing custody of their children, as this time can be particularly tumultuous. “Any parent understands how difficult it can be re-establishing the […]

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How to Divorce Fairly When Your Spouse is a Lawyer

Solana Beach, CA – For many, the legal system seems mercilessly complicated and confusing. This is especially true in divorces that involve children, complicated property issues, or when one spouse is an attorney him or herself. For the spouse who isn’t a lawyer, it may feel as if the odds are stacked in the other’s […]

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How to Protect Children While Divorcing an Abusive Spouse

Encinitas, CA – Abuse and domestic violence are extremely serious issues and affect many people around the globe. Contrary to popular belief, abuse doesn’t just include hitting or other physical acts of violence. In fact, California law gives a fairly broad definition of “abuse” in its Family Law Code 6203, allowing for the following: Causing […]

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The Top 5 Questions to Ask During a Divorce Consultation

Source Carlsbad, CA – There are particular questions clients need to ask their divorce lawyer to determine if he or she will be the best fit for their situation. There are, of course, others they should ask, but we’re providing these guidelines as a starting point. Once clients are satisfied with their answers to these […]

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How Long Does a Marriage Have to Last for Alimony?

Source Rancho Santa Fe, CA – When it comes to spousal support, difficult conversations are likely to emerge. Whether a couple had been married six months or 60 years, chances are alimony will be a point of contention. San Diego divorce attorney John Griffith notes, “People assume that a marriage needs to last many years […]

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During a Divorce: Should You Keep Your House or Sell It?

Solana Beach, CA – During your divorce proceedings, you and your future ex-spouse are torn: Does one of you keep the house you lived in, or do you sell it? While this decision largely depends on your own emotional and financial situation, there are some points to consider on either side. “A house or other […]

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Tips for an Amicable Divorce

Rancho Santa Fe, CA – When most people hear the word “divorce,” one of the last adjectives they’re likely to think of is “amicable.” Stemming from the Latin amicabilis, or “ability to be friendly,” it’s a sign that the separation is at least not a horrible one. When it comes to modern-day legalese, an amicable […]

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Why You Need a Certified Family Law Specialist

San Diego, CA – It is wise to hire an attorney to represent you during your divorce. But how can you know that the divorce attorney you’ve hired is qualified and capable of helping you get the best settlement? When wading through the numerous attorneys available, it’s in your best interest to seek out an […]

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