Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Persons

Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Persons

My daughter and her wife had the hardest time getting pregnant.  They went through twelve inseminations, none of which led to a viable pregnancy.  Then, they went through in vitro fertilization, daily shots that left excruciatingly painful marks, hormonal influxes to...
Family Law Judgement Debt Collection

Family Law Judgement Debt Collection

Your divorce is final.  You have a judgment.  You are owed money…and your ex WILL NOT PAY! Where do you go from here?  We can help!  Remember, you cannot ask the Court to collect on a judgment for you.  You have to do it yourself or ask an attorney to do it for you.  ...

Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Empowered Girls

We have daughters that are smart and fierce (like their lawyer mommas!). At Halloween-time, girls want to have fun and express themselves with costumes that reflect their personal energy.  Most store-bought costumes for tween and teen girls exhibit T&A, rather...
Free Coloring Pages Inspired by Inspiring Women

Free Coloring Pages Inspired by Inspiring Women

by Lisa Mendes, Family and Divorce Attorney These coloring pages promote women and their achievements in a fun and interactive way. That is to say, art, history, creativity, and civics come together to grow minds. Enjoy sharing and discussing with your kids, OR just...
Realistic Expectations of the Time Frame of the Court

Realistic Expectations of the Time Frame of the Court

Per California law, the time-period between filing for a divorce and finalizing it can be no less than six months and one day. Divorcing couples are often surprised to learn that due to a full and complex court system, divorces can take several months or years longer...