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Effective Uses of Social Media in Family Law

Effective Uses of Social Media in Family Law

It is important to remember that what may seem like an innocent “like,” post, check-in or picture may end up being used as evidence against in a divorce or child custody proceeding.

Family Law Section 2015 Holiday Party [photos]

Family Law Section 2015 Holiday Party [photos]

On December 4, 2015, the Family Law Section gathered to celebrate the season.

Coffee Talk: What do you think of the new artwork in front of the Family Law Center?

Coffee Talk: What do you think of the new artwork in front of the Family Law Center?

It has already succeeded as a piece of art in that it has generated discussions.

Family Law Perspective – 2015 Year in Review

Family Law Perspective – 2015 Year in Review

While this year has not been one of great changes in the Family Law Division, we have seen some new personnel and experienced a small expansion in our available resources. Happily, there is a bit more to come.

Succession/Exit Planning for Family-owned and Other Closely Held Businesses

Succession/Exit Planning for Family-owned and Other Closely Held Businesses

While all business attorneys agree that a succession plan is a good idea for any family-owned and/or closely held business, crafting the ideal plan and the method by which it should be implemented is no simple task.

Get to Know Your Family Law Judges [photos]

Get to Know Your Family Law Judges [photos]

On July 30, 2015, the CCCBA and its Family Law Section presented the “Get to Know Your Family Law Judges” event at the Contra Costa County Club.

You're Invited: Gala Reception Supporting the Family Justice Center

You’re Invited: Gala Reception Supporting the Family Justice Center

Please join us at this year’s BAR FUND Gala Reception in support of the Family Justice Center’s Legal Incubator Project, taking place on Thursday, October 1, 2015.

May 2015 - Family Law Edition

May 2015 – Family Law Edition

Highlights of the May 2015 Contra Costa Lawyer Family Law edition include articles on premarital agreements, capacity for divorce, frozen embryo cases and more.

Frozen Embryos: When Constitutional Law Trumps Family Law (Frozen Series, Part 2)

Frozen Embryos: When Constitutional Law Trumps Family Law (Frozen Series, Part 2)

The constitutional right to privacy grants either parent an absolute right to prevent implantation of a frozen embryo. In fact, the right not to become a parent seems to trump the other parent’s right to have a child.

Family Law and Your LRIS

Family Law and Your LRIS

There are many ways the Lawyer Referral & Information Service can help both clients and attorneys in the family law area of practice.

Family Law Perspective - 2014 Year in Review

Family Law Perspective – 2014 Year in Review

One real highlight has been the success of the John F. Kennedy University College of Law settlement workshops created by our own Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.).

The Perfect Family

The Perfect Family

In prior “Stories from the Bray Building,” Judge Carlton encountered Three Strikes, mental health, legal ethics, incarceration and contentious civil litigation. Now he presides over a difficult civil trial.

April 2014 - The Contra Costa Family Edition

April 2014 – The Contra Costa Family Edition

Highlights of the April 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include legal articles on family, children, elders and more.

Family Means No One Gets Left Behind or Forgotten*

Family Means No One Gets Left Behind or Forgotten*

We need to restore faith in our courts’ ability to meaningfully enforce modern family rights and responsibilities and ensure everyone equal access to justice.

Coffee Talk: How does being a lawyer affect your family life?

Coffee Talk: How does being a lawyer affect your family life?

My husband has been incredibly supportive. Our adult children have adapted well. The cat remains unimpressed…

Family Law Tax Update

Family Law Tax Update

As we head into tax season, this is a great time to look at some of the tax changes affecting our family law cases. This article will discuss a few of the interesting tax rulings from 2013.

Family Law Section Holiday Party [photos]

Family Law Section Holiday Party [photos]

On December 6, 2013, the Family Law Section gathered to celebrate the season.

Family Law Perspective - 2013 Year in Review

Family Law Perspective – 2013 Year in Review

The lobby of the Spinetta Courthouse saw a number of changes. These improvements were more important than ever this year, given the reduction in hours at the Clerk’s office.

Family Law Section Events [photos]

Family Law Section Events [photos]

The Family Law Section held an MCLE Luncheon on July 10, 2013, and their Summer Fling on August 9, 2013.

Meet Your Local Judges, Family & Juvenile [Photos]

Meet Your Local Judges, Family & Juvenile [Photos]

On February 7, 2013, members got a change to meet Family and Juvenile Division judges on a one-to-one basis. Please see photos below.