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Menlo Park
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San Ramon
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February 2020 Archives

Is it possible to prevent grandparent visitation?

Grandparents are usually a part of their grandchildren's lives, and the relationships involved in the family tend to be good. While there can be problems here and there, most people do what they can to continue to connect with their parents, siblings and other relations.

Discussing divorce with kids: Make an age-appropriate discussion

Explaining divorce has benefits for children, because they learn what it means to go through a divorce and how a divorce will affect them. Of course, when you talk to your kids about a divorce, you have to make sure that you do so in an age-appropriate manner.

When to consider modifying your child custody agreement

When your current custody agreement went into effect, it was based on a snapshot of your family life at the time and conjecture when it came to what could happen in the future. You and the other parent may have considered how things might need to change as your children aged, but you could only account for so many potential changes.

Do you have to divide your assets in half during divorce?

High-asset divorces can be tricky to handle. You may have many properties, multiple investments, loans, stocks and other assets that all need to be identified and divided in accordance with California's laws. Since California is a community property state, there is a likelihood that your marital assets will be split down the middle. If you're not comfortable with that 50-50 divide, then you and your spouse can discuss dividing your assets in another way.

Struggling with parenting disputes? Negotiate to resolve them

Parenting issues can crop up from time to time, especially if you're divorced. Maybe one parent has different ideas about punishments when your child doesn't do well at school or a parent wants to enforce different rules in the home. Whatever the issue is, it's important that you both get on the same page.