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Riverside County COVID-19 Court Update

Posted on March 26th, 2020

Pursuant to a Press Release from the Riverside Superior Court, there are temporary court closures throughout the county, except for limited emergency matters, until at least April 3, 2020. Eight courthouses are closed completely, including Riverside Family Law and Hemet courthouses, while 6 courthouses will remain open as listed with exceptions and limited hours in this Press Release. Most hearings… READ MORE

Our Office Remains Open and Fully-Operational During COVID-19

Posted on March 25th, 2020

While many offices are closed during this unfortunate and difficult time, Wilkinson & Finkbeiner, LLP will remain open as our attorneys and staff work remotely. We have extensive experience operating our law from various locations, and we have the technology to support that effort. Our attorneys are available by phone, email, and videoconference. Our phone system is fully operational, and… READ MORE

Marriage and Divorce Facts From Around the World

Posted on April 22nd, 2016

The secret to a lasting marriage, how many children should you have, only the dumb marry young…the internet is chalk full of dating and marriage advice. There seems to be an opinion and study for almost every possible factor that may affect your marriage and land you in divorce court. And while many blog posts are just for fun, some… READ MORE

5 Steps to Winning a Child Custody Case when a Parent Wants to Move Away

Posted on November 16th, 2015

5 Keys to Winning a Move Away Custody Case in Riverside County, California Whether you want to move away with your child to a new city, state, or country, or you are defending a request to move by the other parent of your child, read these tips. No. 1 – Understand Family Code 7501 Understanding California Family Code 7501 is… READ MORE

Interplay Between Child Custody Orders and Child Support in Temecula & Riverside

Posted on July 1st, 2015

How Child Custody Orders Impact Child Support – Temecula – Riverside – Murrieta Family Law Specialists – Free Consultations Many parents wonder how child custody orders may effect child support, and the answer is that child custody and visitation orders have a significant effect on the amount of child support paid by one parent to the other. Child custody and visitation… READ MORE

High Asset Divorces in Temecula

Posted on April 6th, 2015

Are High-Asset Divorce Cases Treated Differently in Temecula Divorce Court? Family Law Attorney in Temecula – Free Consultation The California legislature enacted laws under the Family Code that dictate how assets are to be divided when spouses divorce.  This means that the same law applies to everyone, regardless of how much money they have or what their assets consist of because… READ MORE

Famous Celebrity Annulments

Posted on January 20th, 2015

Annulments in California – Famous Cases Annulments are a legal action wherein one party asks the court to enter a judgment that a marriage never existed.  Annulments are also called “nullity” cases under the California Family Code.  There are various legal grounds for the court to grant a nullity, which includes a marriage induced by fraud. For a guide to annulments,… READ MORE

Celebrity Divorces and Confidential Marital Settlement Agreements

Posted on December 28th, 2014

How is Divorce Settlement Terms kept Private?   How do Celebrities keep their Settlements Private? Blog about Divorce from the Preeminent Southern California Divorce Firm We know that nearly half of all marriages end in divorce or legal separation in California.  We also know that the rate of celebrity marriages that end in divorce exceed half.  And we know that many… READ MORE

Spousal Support Terms in MSA are Modifiable in Many Circumstances

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Recent Case Law Indicates Alimony is Modifiable Upward Even Though MSA said Zero. In the recent unpublished case of Marriage of Rand (District 4, Division 1, October 17, 2013), the Court of Appeal upheld a family court’s decision to allow an upward modification of spousal support even though the parties’ Marital Settlement Agreement indicated that spousal support would be set… READ MORE

Final Disclosures not Required in Divorce Cases where Parties Mediate

Posted on October 17th, 2014

Parties Reaching Full Settlement in Mediation Need Not Follow Certain Disclosure Rules Otherwise Applicable to Trials In the November 2013 published case of Marriage of Woolsey, the Court of Appeal dealt with a case involving the following facts: The parties married in 2001 and had two children. They separated in 2009.  Husband persuaded Wife to participate in a church-sponsored reconciliation… READ MORE

Covid 19 Update: We are accepting new cases and we handle everything electronically and remotely, so our clients never have to leave their homes. Click here to learn more.

Covid 19 Update: We are accepting new cases and we handle everything electronically and remotely, so our clients never have to leave their homes. Click here to learn more.