CLE Courses

Jun 12th 2024
Child Support: Entering a New Era 2024 Heralds Major Changes to the California Landscape   Approved by Governor Gavin Newsom on Sept. 22, 2023, Senate Bill 343 drastically changes nearly every key facet of California child support law, refocusing the lens from forcing so-called "deadbeat" parents to pay their child support to incre

Apr 26th 2024
“We’ve all heard the news reports about former California residents finding homes in other states, and we know that financial circumstances can make it difficult for divorcing parties to stay in the same neighborhood when they move apart. Come learn about how the Court deals with custody and parenting time when one parent plans a move.

Jan 29th 2024
California is a global village. Marriages, finance and commercial transactions are crossing borders. Not surprisingly, California courts must regularly interpret and apply foreign law — including Shari’a — to everything from the recognition of foreign divorces and custody decrees, to the validity of marriages, the terms of an Isla

Jan 24th 2024
While most family law practitioners won’t touch Marvin actions with a 10-foot pole, it’s important to understand the contours of these cases to advise clients as to when to seek counsel and how the Marvin issues interplay with the family law issues. This presentation will provide a basic overview of Marvin issues and various theories of

Oct 25th 2023
Family law and estate planning intersect throughout the phases of a person's life. The way an estate plan should be drafted changes when someone is single, married, separated, going through a divorce and after a divorce is final. This presentation will discuss each situation and address what issues should be addressed during each phase of life

Jun 5th 2023
A review of a basic Moore/Marsden as well as some common complications that may arise. 

May 16th 2023
When we perform quick, down-and-dirty guideline support calculations we are suggesting to clients that support calculations are easy. Guideline support calculations are not easy. Best case, we are converting a complex service into a generic product. Worst case, we are providing inaccurate and misleading numbers to clients. This guideline support pr
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