1. Talking to Your Children About Divorce

    Going through a divorce is always a challenging process, and children can make the dynamic even more complicated. When it comes to your divorce, you want to make sure your children feel supported and loved by both parents. That makes it important to understand how to talk to your children about your divorce. Then, when it comes to the legalities of your divorce — whether your divorce is amicable…Read More

  2. What You Should Know About Alimony

    If you’re considering getting a divorce, then your mind perhaps has already drifted to alimony. Alimony conjures up feelings of discomfort, anxiety, and financial woes. As divorce lawyers at Lopez & Wilmert, we understand the stress of worrying about all of the factors that go into getting divorced. Not only do you have to consider dividing up all of your assets together, but you need to thi…Read More

  3. Financial Mistakes People Should Avoid Making During A Divorce

    Divorce is heartbreaking for everyone involved. From figuring out who is going to be the primary caregiver for the children to hiring a divorce lawyer, divorce is rarely a treat. Divorce can also lead to a lot of financial mistakes. If you’re going through a divorce or someone you love is, then you’ve probably heard a myriad of complaints about how much everything is costing. Divorce doesn’t…Read More

  4. What To Expect From Your Divorce

    Divorce isn’t all about yelling across a courtroom at your ex or divvying up your belongings. It’s not just about crying about the situation or telling your kids in a family meeting. Going into your divorce you might have some expectations about what the outcome is and how you’ll deal with your ex and the divorce lawyers. You might think that you’re going to win your divorce or that your s…Read More

  5. What Can Impact Your Divorce?

    Divorce is something that has touched many people’s lives. Whether you know friends who have gotten divorced, your parents broke up when you were young, or even your favorite celebrities separated, breaking your heart, divorce is a lot more prevalent in society than it was previously. Divorce can be attributed to a myriad of factors from money issues to infidelity or the simple fact that you jus…Read More

  6. The Adoption Laws In California

    Adopting a child gives those who are hopeful parents the opportunity to welcome a new family member into their home. Whether you’re adopting domestically or internationally, the process will give you a new member to love and watch grow up. The process of adoption can take a very long time, but in the end, it’s a life changing experience that will give those who have always wanted children the …Read More

  7. The Basics Of Domestic Violence In California

    Domestic violence is something that should always be taken very seriously. Whether you’ve been emotionally abused by your partner or physically, each type of domestic violence can create its own damage to a person. If you’re faced with domestic violence in the state of California, then there are some essential facts about domestic violence that should be understood to keep you safe. As family …Read More

  8. What To Do When You’ve Been Accused Of Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence is a pretty clear situation. There’s the victim and the assailant. Generally, it’s pretty obvious when someone is being emotionally or physically abused by their partner. However, what happens when the situation isn’t so clear cut? What happens when one night things get a little too rowdy due to drinking and you’re accused of domestic violence to your significant other? W…Read More

  9. Deciding To Divorce While In An Abusive Marriage

    You’ve cried about it before, multiple times before, but you aren’t sure what you can do to leave the situation you’re facing with your significant other. For years, you thought it would get better and the abuse would stop. Instead, it seems to be getting worse and you don’t want your kids to grow up in a situation like the one you’re in. You’ve thought about disappearing into the nigh…Read More

  10. Why You Need A Family Lawyer For Adoption

    You’ve decided to commit to the adoption process, so you’ve met with a few agencies and potential birth parents. You’ve liked a few of them, but you aren’t sure whether you’re making the right decision. If you’re having doubts or want to make sure you’re following every law in the state of California properly, then it might be in your best interest to hire a family lawyer. A family l…Read More