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How To File a Heggstad Petition

2019-10-29T09:39:27+00:00 October 29th, 2019|California Law, Estate Planning - Wills, Trusts, and Probate, Legal Codes, Legal Documents, Probate Code|

  Performing due diligence when it comes to setting up an inheritance is highly recommended for anyone with a family. Having a living trust in place when your time on Earth has expired helps protect family members from lengthy and costly probate or contentious legal battles while they are still grieving your loss. However, no [...]

Common Misconceptions of Unmarried Couples

2019-09-24T08:26:00+00:00 September 24th, 2019|California Law, Child Custody, Custody, Family Law|

Recently, there’s been a rise in the number of young unmarried couples living together and older couples merely “shacking up” instead of getting married. What these couples may not understand is that simply being in a long-term, committed relationship does not give them the rights and benefits of a married couple. Misconception – California is [...]

Top 3 Holiday Films Featuring Separated Families

2019-08-27T08:46:05+00:00 August 27th, 2019|Child Custody, Custody, Divorce, Pop Culture|

With the holiday season fast approaching, let’s take a look at three holiday films that feature separated families and what we can learn when it comes to dating, building unique relationships, and creating new traditions with your kids. Dutch (1991) Introducing a new significant other to your child can be a tricky situation. In Dutch, [...]

Estate Planning for Undocumented Immigrants

2019-07-23T10:05:39+00:00 July 23rd, 2019|California Law, Estate Planning - Wills, Trusts, and Probate, Immigration|

Many of the millions of undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States are hardworking individuals who simply want to provide a better life for their families. Despite this, they struggle with the daily threat of deportation, a burden made heavier by the fear of possible separation from family members, including children, who are U.S. [...]

Protect Your Pup with a Pet Prenup

2019-06-25T08:30:13+00:00 June 25th, 2019|California Law, Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

A prenup for a pet? Why? Because you love your pet. We know you do. Whether it be a dog, a cat or even a horse, they aren’t just a piece of property you have to walk and feed. They bring joy, comfort and friendship; the deep bond you form with your pet makes them [...]

2019 American Business Award® Winners!

2019-05-29T11:22:16+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Awards, Business, King Law Firm News, Lawyer|

I am very pleased to announce that King Law Firm Attorneys at Law, Inc. and I are both recipients of a Gold Stevie® Award from the American Business Awards®. My firm received the top honor in the Small Legal Company of the Year category while I won for Legal Entrepreneur of the Year. Getting to [...]

Achieving a Diplomatic Divorce

2019-04-30T08:38:12+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law|

You probably already know this, but divorce is never easy. Despite what you see in films and television, love and marriage aren’t always forever, and very rarely is a divorce a mutual endeavor. One side is inevitably going to be hurt by the other’s decision to leave. This does not mean, however, that a divorce [...]

Luke Perry – Remembering the Actor and Advocate

2019-03-26T08:37:58+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Pop Culture, Videos|

The bad-boy persona; the sensitive soul; the smoldering eyes; and that hair. In 1990, Luke Perry quickly became the definition of heartthrob when he rose to stardom in the wildly popular television series Beverly Hills 90210 as broody teen Dylan McKay. (Little known fact: he originally auditioned for the role of Steve Sanders, which he [...]

Understanding the EB-5 Program

2019-02-26T14:24:47+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Business, Immigration, Legal Documents|

With the current situation at the Southern border hurting the prospect of asylum requests, and other immigration options taking up to ten years to process, a foreigner who feels persecuted or whose current living situation could be greatly enhanced if they had access to the resources the United States has to offer, can become extremely [...]

New California Laws in 2019

2019-02-26T14:25:35+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Business, California Law, Family Law, Legal Documents|

Let’s be clear: plastic straws have not been outlawed in California. However, as of January 1, 2019, restaurants (with the exception of fast food) may not provide you with a plastic straw unless you specifically ask for one. In addition, all restaurants must provide a healthy drink, such as milk or water, as the default [...]