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    • Common Mistakes in Custody Battles You Need to Avoid

      Custody battles can be incredibly challenging for co-parents, especially when they disagree on what constitutes an appropriate custody arrangement for their child. In today's blog, we're covering ...

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    • What to Include in a Parenting Plan—Making the Ideal Parenting Plan for Your Custody Case

      If you're engaged in a child custody dispute, at some point you'll need to draft a parenting plan. Parenting plans lay out the terms for custody arrangements, so the more comprehensive and ...

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    • Tips for Handling a Custody Battle

      Whether you're going through a divorce or navigating a paternity case, getting involved in a child custody battle can be nervewracking. The outcome of a custody case can set the tone for parent-child ...

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    • COVID 19 Impact on Custody and Parenting Time

      With layoffs accelerating as coronavirus disrupts the American economy, many child and spousal support payors and payees will be faced with reductions in salary or income. Legal issues may arise as a ...

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    • How Do Courts Use Your Income to Calculate Child Support?

      How Child Support Is Calculated In California, courts will calculate the amount of child support a parent owes according to the statewide uniform guidelines outlined in California Family Code § 4050 ...

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    • Child Support Issues Affecting High Earners

      How Child Support Is Determined Generally A parent owes a legal duty to provide their child with adequate financial support to secure living expenses, such as clothing, shelter, education, and ...

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    • Co-Parenting During the 2020/2021 School Year: How to Help Your Child Thrive

      In a blog we wrote about the impact of COVID-19 on the US divorce rate , we discussed how COVID-19 has effectively monopolized 2020 for many Americans. As parents prepare for the 2020/2021 school ...

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    • Why COVID-19 May Cause the US Divorce Rate to Increase

      For most Americans, the COVID-19 pandemic has monopolized 2020. From an unexpected financial crisis to lengthy stay-at-home orders and quarantines, the pandemic has impacted our day-to-day lives in ...

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    • Mediation - How Bremer Whyte Can Help to Resolve Your Case Despite Court Closures

      As we are all aware, the times are unprecedented. The global pandemic has resulted in extended physical distancing and has had a significant impact on our economy. Though it may feel as if some ...

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    • Making Spousal Support Easier—Tips for Handling a Spousal Support Case

      Spousal support battles are frequently one of the most contentious parts of divorces. The outcome of a spousal support case can significantly impact the financial stability of all parties involved, ...

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    • What to Include in a Parenting Plan—Making the Ideal Parenting Plan for Your Custody Case

      If you're engaged in a child custody dispute, at some point you'll need to draft a parenting plan. Parenting plans lay out the terms for custody arrangements, so the more comprehensive and ...

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    • Co-Parenting During the 2020/2021 School Year: How to Help Your Child Thrive

      In a blog we wrote about the impact of COVID-19 on the US divorce rate , we discussed how COVID-19 has effectively monopolized 2020 for many Americans. As parents prepare for the 2020/2021 school ...

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    • What is Domestic Violence?

      What Is Domestic Abuse? This article defines domestic violence in California under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act and relevant case law. Anyone can be a victim or perpetrator of domestic ...

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    • How Does California Define Domestic Violence?

      On average, nearly 20 people per minute are abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men across the country. Often, abuse ...

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    • Allegations of Alcohol or Drug Abuse & Child Custody Rights

      Court Ordered Drug Testing in Child Custody Cases Child custody is often a highly contested issue in many family law proceedings. When there are allegations of a parent’s drug or alcohol abuse, ...

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    • What is Domestic Violence?

      What Is Domestic Abuse? This article defines domestic violence in California under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act and relevant case law. Anyone can be a victim or perpetrator of domestic ...

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    • COVID-19 Impact on Family Law Orders

      COVID-19 has shocked our world and impacted the lives of all families. The impact is perhaps greater for parents who share custody of a child with another parent after a separation, or a paternity or ...

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    • When Does Separate Property Become Community Property?

      Separate Property vs. Community Property in California In a divorce case , a court must tackle issues involving the division of property between the parties. In California, issues of property division ...

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    • BWB&O are Proud Sapphire Sponsors of Public Law Center's Volunteers For Justice 2021 Annual Event!

      Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara, LLP is proud to announce this year marks the firm's 10th year of sponsoring and supporting the Public Law Center's Volunteers for Justice Annual Event, which was held ...

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    • Congratulations to BWB&O's 2021 Super Lawyers Rising Stars!

      Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara, LLP is excited to announce Partners Kyle Carroll, Nicole Nuzzo, and Michael D'Andrea, as well as Associates Andy Arakelian and Andrew Steinberg, have been selected to the ...

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    • BWB&O's Family Law Team is Featured in Orange Coast Magazine's Spring Edition!

      Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara, LLP congratulates Founding Partner/CEO Nicole Whyte and Partners/Certified Family Law Specialists Sheila Stiles, Nicole Schmidt, and Nicole Nuzzo for being featured in ...

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    • Student Loan Payments During Marriage… Is the Community Entitled to Reimbursement?

      When one spouse pays off his or her student loan debt during marriage, questions may be raised upon divorce as to whether the community should be reimbursed for such payments. Recently, a California ...

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    • Mediation - How Bremer Whyte Can Help to Resolve Your Case Despite Court Closures

      As we are all aware, the times are unprecedented. The global pandemic has resulted in extended physical distancing and has had a significant impact on our economy. Though it may feel as if some ...

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    • Why You Should Consider Getting a Prenuptial Agreement

      Misconceptions abound surrounding prenuptial agreements. Marriage blogs and advice columns often push back against the need for a prenup, asking questions like, "why would you want to discuss terms ...

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    • A Recent Modification in the Family Code May Have a Significant Impact on the Enforceability of Your Premarital Agreement

      Over the years, Premarital Agreements have become increasingly popular. While Premarital Agreements may have once been considered a “taboo,” they are now a common part of the wedding-planning ...

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    • Alex Giannetto - Best of the Bar

      23 Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumi have been named the Best of the Bar in 2014 by the San Diego Business Journal. In the Best of the Bar issue, 201 lawyers were chosen as the most outstanding in ...

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    • Keith Bremer Defends Allegations Made by Paula Abdul

      Former American Idol and Dancing With the Stars judge Paula Abdul may not be relying just on positivity to look great at age 51. The former choreographer and singer is suing a tanning and weight-loss ...

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    • I Own a Business—What Will Happen During Property Division?

      The outcome of your property division case could seriously impact your financial stability for years or even decades post-divorce. As a business owner, you may be wondering how your enterprise plays ...

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    • Common Property Division Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)

      A property division dispute is often the lengthiest, most combative part of a divorce (especially when the divorcees don't share children). The outcome of your property division case can severely ...

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    • Another Defense Verdict for BWBO

      After 7 days of trial, Newport Beach attorney Keith Bremer convinced the jury in Rodarte v. Alta Dena (LASC Case No. BC513096) to unanimously rule in favor of their client, Defendant Alta Dena. Mr. ...

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    • Victory in Nevada

      In a landmark case, Nevada Partner, Karen M. Baytosh represented the defendants in Columbia Channel Gold Mining Company v. Kubich Lumber Company. Plaintiff Columbia Channel Gold Mining Company claimed ...

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    • Outstanding Victory in Nevada

      Congratulations to Anthony Garasi, Kerry O’Brien and the entire Las Vegas office for an outstanding victory at trial! The case involved a motor vehicle accident in which Plaintiff’s counsel asked the ...

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    • Making Spousal Support Easier—Tips for Handling a Spousal Support Case

      Spousal support battles are frequently one of the most contentious parts of divorces. The outcome of a spousal support case can significantly impact the financial stability of all parties involved, ...

      Read More
    • COVID 19 Impact on Custody and Parenting Time

      With layoffs accelerating as coronavirus disrupts the American economy, many child and spousal support payors and payees will be faced with reductions in salary or income. Legal issues may arise as a ...

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    • Annuities, Trusts, and Life Insurance Policies for Continued Spousal Support

      Permanent Spousal Support When the court orders one party to pay for the financial support of the other after divorce , it is considered a “permanent” spousal support award. Under California Family ...

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    • Student Loan Payments During Marriage… Is the Community Entitled to Reimbursement?

      When one spouse pays off his or her student loan debt during marriage, questions may be raised upon divorce as to whether the community should be reimbursed for such payments. Recently, a California ...

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    • What Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Mean for 2019 Divorces

      According to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the tax deduction for spousal support, otherwise known as spousal support, is no longer applicable in divorce agreements beginning for orders entered on or ...

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