Category Archives: Family Law News

Myths of Bankruptcy Busted by Steven Brumer on ‘Real Talk Carlsbad’

Steven K. Brumer. bankruptcy law and family law attorney with Fleischer & Ravreby, appeared on the interview program “Real Talk Carlsbad” to address myths surrounding bankruptcy filings, mistakes to avoid in your trusts and estates planning, and other legal issues at the intersection of family law and your financial wellbeing. Brumer is one of a […]

Halloween Doesn’t Have To Be Scary For Divorced Parents

San Diego, Calif., October 16, 2017 – When I was a little girl, Halloween didn’t seem to be such a big deal. It was fun to dress up and go visit a few neighbors for trick or treat. Today, Halloween is a greatly anticipate holiday for kids and for their parents, too. It’s the start […]

Women in the Military At Higher Risk for Divorce

San Diego, Calif., September 13, 2017 – Individuals who serve in the military make many sacrifices while serving our country. Maintaining healthy relationships, including marriage, can be among them. The Pentagon’s Defense Manpower Data Center tracks marriages among military personnel and it also calculates the rate of divorce. The information is managed and compiled by […]

Divorce Can Hurt Your Kids’ Heath

A new study helps answer the question asked by many parents: should we stay together for our kids? SAN DIEGO, August 21, 2017 – When a couple is weighing the difficult decision to get divorced, the issue usually causing the most concern is how the breakup of their marriage might affect their children. A new […]

The Cost of Divorce To Your Business

San Diego, Calif., August 10, 2017 – Divorce takes an emotional, physical, and financial toll. Conflict can often boil over from the home into the workplace. August is the peak month for divorce filings according to recent research at the University of Washington. In the fall months, you may find your business affected by the […]

Who Asks for a Divorce More Often, Men or Women?

Those who do the asking are happier after ending their marriages, too. San Diego, Calif., July 25, 2017 – When legislators first discussed the idea of making California a no-fault divorce state in the late 1960s, one of the main objections came from conservatives who thought relaxing the laws would make it easier for men […]

Focus on Staying in the Black During a “Gray Divorce”

  Older couples getting divorced have a lot more at stake financially and can’t afford to make mistakes. SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2017 – The phenomenon of “gray divorce,” defined as divorces between spouses over age 50, is now a fact rather than a new trend. The rate of divorce in the older age group […]

Will Donald Trump Drive You to Divorce Court?

Can your love survive across party lines? Politics can be a significant source of stress in a marriage. San Diego, Calif., May 30, 2017 – The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States unsettled plenty of Americans. It’s sent many into the streets to speak out with protests. It’s also created problems […]

Cheating and Divorce: What Does An Affair Cost You?

  San Diego, Calif., May 10, 2017 – Being cheated on in a marriage hurts. It hurts a lot. Sometimes, the marriage can’t survive and the couple heads for divorce. Although statistics on infidelity are notoriously difficult to pin down, a study done for the Journal of Marriage and the Family found that one in […]

State of the Divorce Rate in The United States

    The divorce rate has dropped to an all-time low for most couples in the U.S., with one significant exception. San Diego, Calif., February 3, 2017 – Most people I know accept this statement as true: Half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. Here’s the truth: it’s not the reality […]