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Can I Change my Name During Divorce?
Can I Change my Name During Divorce?

The Huffington Post today reported that Jennifer Lopez is formally requesting to restore her legal name from “Jennifer Muniz” to “Jennifer Lopez” in her pending divorce from singer Marc Anthony. Apparently, “Muniz” is Mr. Anthony’s legal birth name. If you have filed for ...

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Blog Posts in 2013

  • How to Divide Life Insurance During Your Los Angeles Divorce?

    Earlier this week, we published a post on how to divide life insurance in a divorce case in California. We thought we would take a second look and try ...

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  • Characterization Of Term Life Insurance Proceeds as Community Property or Separate Property During Divorce

    In California, there is a difference of opinion on the characterization of term life insurance policies during divorce . When attempting to ...

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  • How a Family Law Court Determines California Is an "Inconvenient Forum" During your Los Angeles Child Custody Proceeding

    In an earlier post concerning child custody jurisdiction, we talked about California’s adoption of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and ...

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  • Parental Interference With Child Visitation Rights Is Not a Defense to Paying Child Support

    When a parent interferes with or prevents the other parent from having visitations with a child, the noncustodial parent (“obligor” or person who owes ...

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  • What Is the UCCJEA?

    What is the UCCJEA? How will a family law court determine California has authority (“jurisdiction”) over your Los Angeles child custody dispute? The ...

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  • Baby Veronica Custody Battle Continues

    It appears a custody hearing involving Baby Veronica has ended at the Cherokee County family law courthouse in Oklahoma earlier today. As a family law ...

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  • Using Social Media During Your Los Angeles Divorce

    In a study published by the University of Birmingham , we learned this week that information sharing on Facebook could end some relationships. The use ...

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  • What Are the Grounds for Divorce in California?

    As a divorce attorney, one of the questions I am frequently asked is what are the grounds for divorce (or marital dissolution) in California? In ...

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  • Shriver Familly Law Project: Child Custody and Parenting Education in Los Angeles

    In an earlier post published on July 1st, we were pleased to inform you about a new parenting education program available at the Los Angeles Superior ...

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