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The “California Exodus” may be a bit of an overreaction, but the state did see more departures than arrivals to the Golden State in 2020. More than 267,000 people left California compared to about 128,000 people moving in from other states. This migration can have a huge effect on child custody, causing parents to have […]

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Divorce

The last year has taught us life can change in a snap. As time ticks, aspects of your life can morph and alter. This can especially happen after a divorce. After the bell tolls for the “Final Judgment of the Dissolution of Marriage,” people tend to believe you are stuck with the terms of the […]

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Family Law

Domestic abuse is still trying to find a fair footing in the legal system. On one side, abuse victims struggle to find justice under a court of law, especially in cases that are not deemed severe. What about the other side? What if there has been no abuse in the household, yet your spouse accuses […]

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Child Custody

Custody battles can push parents into a mindset they didn’t realize was possible. Suppose you are the father of two young girls. You have divorced their mother but are seeking full custody due to the mother’s mental state. How do you proceed? A father in Texas was facing such a battle. He suspected his ex-wife […]

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Divorce Westlake Village

No-fault legislation eliminates the need to accuse your spouse of wrongdoing to exist the marriage. There are many benefits to having a no-fault divorce. It can offer a quicker divorce as there is no need to explore who is to blame for the union’s dissolution. There tends to be less conflict, and therefore, less emotional […]

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You took the plunge again.  After your first marriage ended, you thought this time will be different.  After all, you know more about what you want, and more importantly, what you don’t want, in a partner.  Wiser and more confident, you stepped up to the altar and took those vows again. Except now, things have […]

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High Asset Divorce

The thing about marriage is that you expect it to last forever, but sometimes the fairy tale ends. Whether you are in your 30s or your 60s, the sting of divorce feels everlasting. However, the older women get divorced, the more likely they will risk poverty, more than the men they married. Our attorneys at […]

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Divorce

If you are considering going through a divorce, then you are undoubtedly going through an incredibly tough time. Divorce is not easy for any party involved. However, you do have options when it comes to getting through this process. One of those options is working with a skilled Westlake Village divorce lawyer to help ensure […]

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Just like getting married affects your entire estate, so does divorce. Chances are, a divorce is going to significantly affect your finances, which is why it should be commonplace for divorce attorneys to discuss the need for proper estate planning as well. The Westlake Village divorce attorneys at the Law Offices of Stephanie L. Mahdavi […]

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Child Support

Across California and the rest of the United States, people are reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This global health crisis has completely rearranged the way we go about living our lives. Unfortunately, this is also affected many people’s ability to find work. Hundreds of thousands of California residents have lost their jobs […]

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