family law

Family Law: Move-Aways -- One Parent Wants to Move Away with the Child; Custody and Visitation Issues. Guests: B J Fadem, a California Board of Legal Specialization Certified Specialist in Family Law; and Dr. Michael Kerner, a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255.

Family Law -- The Family Law Facilitators Office: The Family Court in each California county has a Family Law Facilitators Office to assist self-represented litigants in Dissolution of Marriage cases. Guests: Directors of several Family Law Facilitators offices who will discuss their roles and what their offices can and can't do for self-represented litigants. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. This is also our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night.

  Family Law -- Alternatives to Marriage. Guests: Deborah Wald, Jason Elter, and B J Fadem who are Specialists in Family Law Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization (CBLS). Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

Family Law: Divorce/Dissolution of Marriage -- Tracing and Finding Assets Hidden by One Spouse from the Other Spouse. Guests: State Bar of California Family Law Section Executive Committee Members -- Alexandra O'Neill Muller and B J Fadem; Forensic CPA Michael Thompson; Michelle Brown, Family Law Certified Specialist; and David Lederman, Chair of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar, and a Certified Specialist in Family Law. Ms Brown and Mr Fadem are certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Questions for Chuck's guests?

Family Law: Kidnapped/Abducted Children -- The Successful Return of Children to Their Families. Guests: Amy Sara Cores, a National Board of Trial Advocacy Certified Family Law Trial  Advocate, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Law Attorneys, with law firm of Cores & Associates, LLC, in Howell, New Jersey (732-414-6669); and B J Fadem, a Specialist in Family Law, Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, with law office in San Jose, California (408-280-1220). Questions for Ms Cores &/or Mr Fadem? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. 

Family Law -- Date of Separation Issues of Divorcing Couples. Guests: Jason Elter and B J  Fadem, Specialists in Family Law, Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, and Members of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section  of the State Bar. Questions for Jason Elter &/or B J Fadem? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. 

The City of San Jose, CA's Office of the Independent Police Auditor -- A Watchdog Department, Independent of the Police Department, for the Public's Complaints of Police Misconduct, Policies, etc. (This is one of similar positions throughout the United States).In Family Law, this is used for police failure to enforce restraining &/or custody orders.

Family Law: Issues of Child Support, Spousal Support, & Cohabitation Without Marriage -- Marvin/Palimony Actions. Guests: Certified Specialists in Family Law who are Members of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California: Janet Frankel, Leena Hingnikar, Robert Kligman, & B J Fadem.

Divorced/Divorcing Parents of Young Children Working Together to Make the Holidays Happy for Their Children. Guests: California Board of Legal Specialization Family Law attorneys Janet Frankel & B. J. Fadem; National Board of Trial Advocacy Family Law attorney Thomas Farrell (in Hawaii); & Valerie Houghton, Family Law attorney and Marriage & Family Therapist. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free: 1-866-798-8255.

  Family Law -- Legal representation of minor children in the Family Court.
Guests: Family Law Attorneys and Members of the State Bar's Family Law Section's Executive Committee -- Alexandra O'Neill Muller and B J Fadem.  
Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

  Family Law -- a discussion of guardianships for children. Guest: Deborah Wald, a Specialist in Family Law certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law.
Listeners with questions for Chuck & Deborah Wald, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

 

Family Law -- Divorce and Custody Issues.
Guests: Family Law attorneys Nancy Ligon de Ita and Flora Garcia-Sepulveda, Members of the San Mateo Bar Association.
Listeners with questions for Chuck's guests, please call 1-866-798-8255.

Family Law -- Divorced/Divorcing Parents of Young Children cooperating and working together to make the holidays happy for their young children.
Guests: California Board of Legal Specialization Family Law Certified Specialists Janet Frankel and B J Fadem; and National Board of Trial Advocacy Certified Family Law Trial Advocate Linda Lea Viken, a former President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call 1-866-798-8255.
 

Family Law: Visitation Rights of Grandparents

Dec 2, 2015

Family Law -- The law regarding the visitation rights of  grandparents with their grandchildren.
Guests: Family Law attorneys Erika Collins, Alexandra O'Neill, and B J Fadem.
Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call 1-866-798-8255.

Family Law -- Recent California Supreme Court Decision Regarding Date of Separation and Earnings of Spouses.
Guest: B J Fadem, a Specialist in Family Law who is Certified by the California Board of Legal  Specialization of the State Bar.
Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guest, please call 1-866-798-8255.

A discussion of the Supreme Court's constitutional right of same-sex marriage decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, and the dissenters' arguments that the decision threatens democracy and religious liberty.
Guests: Janet Lee Frankel, a Specialist in Family Law certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar; and Myron Moskovitz, Professor of Law Emeritus at Golden Gate University in Constitutional Law, and appellate law practitioner.
Listeners with questions for Chuck's guests, please call 1-866-798-8255.
 

Family Law: Biblical Mediation/Conflict Coaching for Couples in Divorce or Trouble.
Guests: John Thomas, a Certified Family Law Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; and Kimberly Thomas, a Mediator and Co-conciliator for mediations and conflict coaching of couples in divorce/trouble.
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 1-866-798-8255.
 

Family Law -- Assisted Reproduction Law

Jun 3, 2015

Family Law -- Assisted Reproduction Law Guests: Deborah Wald, a Family Law Specialist Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, and Peggy Orlin, Psychologist with the Pacific Fertility Center. Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 866-798-8255.

Family Law Dispute Resolution -- Getting a Divorce Without Litigation and With Less Emotional Stress.
Guests: Paula Lawhon, a Certified Specialist in Family Law; and Stacey Shuster, Ph.D., a Psychologist.
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

 

Strategies for Collecting Child Support.
Guest: Raymond Goldstein, Family Lawyer, and Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California.

On the July 2, 2014 edition of Your Legal Rights, the topic is Family Law: Alternative Resolution Methods for Divorce including Mediation and Private Judging. Guests: Family Law Attorneys Mark Ressa and Eileen Preville. Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, kindly call 415-841-4134. 

Family Law: Working Moms -- Coping with Work, Young Children, and Marital Problems. 
Guests: Family law attorneys Fiona Burger, Tammy-Lyn Gallerani, and Rachael Zeiph Burley. 
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Family Law: Divorce Options and the Collaborative PracticeGuests:  George Richardson, Certified Specialist in Family Law; Ann Buscho, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; and Stephanie Maloney, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Multi-Parent Families for Children in the Dependency System.
Guests:  Andrew Cain, Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California; and
Deborah Wald, a Member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Family Law -- Divorce and Child Custody
Avoiding Fighting and Other Unproductive Divorce Traps.  Guests:  Family Law attorneys:  Esther Rosenfeld and Douglas Robin. Listeners please call with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests: 415-841-4134.

Also tonight is our monthly Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is on-the-air, 7-8pm, please call the off-air number with questions on any law topic attorneys are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation.

Discussion of the  United States Supreme Court decisions in the Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act cases. 

Guests:  Family Law attorney Paul Thorndal;  Cathy Sakimura, Family Law Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights; Amy Cunninghis, a party in the DOMA case; and Constitutional Law Professor Myron Moskovitz. 

Listeners are invited to participate. Please be ready to call-in with questions/comments for Chuck and his guests: 415-841-4134. 

Family Law - using alternatives to litigation and traditional mediation for issues in dissolution of marriage.

Guests: 
Family Law attorneys  Esther Rosenfeld, Jill Mondry, Lauren Zorfas, and Mu-En Steeg.

Listeners are invited to participate. Please call 415-841-4134.

Family Law: Pre-nuptial agreements.

Jun 4, 2013

  

Family Law: Pre-nuptial agreements.

Guests:  Certified Specialists in Family Law -- Jeremy Kline and Yasmine Mehmet. Call-in with your questions/comments: 415-841-4134

Family Law

Jan 30, 2013

Chuck Finney is joined by Family Law attorneys Esther Rosenfeld, Jill Mondry, and Lauren Zorfas to discuss alternative dispute resolution and mediation in Family Law cases.

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