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Divorce: What Happens When One Parent Wants To Move Away?

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Stephanie I. Blum’s article Divorce:  What Happens When One Parent Wants To Move Away? is published in the July 2022 edition of Living Brentwood.  

Divorce: Keeping the Children Uppermost

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Stephanie I. Blum’s article Divorce:  Keeping the Children Uppermost is published in the February 2022 edition of Living Brentwood.

Navigating a Difficult Divorce

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Stephanie I. Blum’s article Navigating a Difficult Divorce is published in the October 2021 edition of Living Brentwood.

Private Judge in Jolie/Pitt Case: No More Flawed Than Usual

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Timothy D. Reuben and Stephanie I. Blum’s article Private Judge in Jolie/Pitt Case: No More Flawed Than Usual is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on August 2, 2021.  

Why Won’t The Court Free Britney?

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Timothy D. Reuben and Stephanie I. Blum’s article Why Won’t The Court Free Britney? is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on July 14, 2021.  

The Intersection Between Family Law and Estate Planning

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On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Stephanie I. Blum co-presented a continuing legal education program entitled “The Intersection Between Family Law and Estate Planning.”  The program explored and guided participants through the rules, complexities, challenges and opportunities arising from the overlap … more

Valuing the Professional Goodwill of an Attorney in Divorce

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Timothy D. Reuben and Stephanie I. Blum’s article Valuing the Professional Goodwill of an Attorney in Divorce  is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on October 4, 2019.

Recent Developments in Family Law: Stock Options Must Be Considered Income

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It is well-established under California family law that stock options granted as part of a parent’s employment compensation constitute “income” under Family Code Section 4058(a) and must be used to calculate support.  Until In re Marriage of Macilwaine, 26 Cal. … more

Recent Developments in Family Law: Evidence Code Section 622 Can’t Be Used to Circumvent the Requirements of Family Code Section 1615

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In In re Marriage of Clarke & Akel (2018) 2018 Cal.App. LEXIS 57, the First Appellate District, Division Five, confronted a potential conflict between Family Code Section 1615 and Evidence Code Section 622. Family Code Section 1615(c)(2) states that a … more

Recent Developments in Family Law: A Spouse’s Disclosure Obligations as a Fiduciary Depend on Their Agreement

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The California Court of Appeal recently published a case regarding a spouse’s fiduciary duty in the marriage partnership. In In re Marriage of Kamgar (2017) 18 Cal.App.5th 136, the Fourth Appellate District, Division Three affirmed the trial court’s award to … more

Recent Developments in Family Law: Bad Faith Transfer of Business Interests Will Not Allow for Termination of Spousal Support

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In In re Marriage of Berman (2017) 15 Cal.App.5th 914, the Second Appellate District, Division Eight found that the trial court did not abuse its discretion in holding that support obligations cannot be terminated after a bad faith business transfer. … more

Grahm v. Superior Court Reaffirms Kumar Under the UCCJEA

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Reuben Raucher & Blum attorneys Timothy Reuben’s and Stephanie Blum’s article, “Grahm v. Superior Court Reaffirms Kumar Under the UCCJEA” is published in Vol. 27, No. 4 of Family Law News.