Can I Sue My Spouse for Defamation During a Divorce?
The process of divorce – which is essentially splitting one family unit into two distinct family units – is tough. Tensions run high. As a result, hurtful and hateful things can be said during a divorce. As divorce attorneys, we are frequently asked if the things said during a divorce can have legal consequences. In other words, can you sue for defamation for things said during a divorce? If you…Read More
Six Tips for Getting Through Valentine’s Day During a Divorce
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. If you’ve separated from your spouse or are going through a divorce you may be dreading the Hallmark holiday. At Fernandez & Karney, our divorce attorneys know that the holiday can add to the stress you are under. We’ve compiled a list of suggestions to help you get through this difficult time. Taking control of the day and making positive decisions will help you survive…Read More
Three Real Reasons Couples Get Divorced
Why do once-happily married couples end up getting divorced? Divorce can be a time-consuming, expensive, and stressful process, so couples do not make the decision to split lightly. This means that the reasons for a divorce are generally substantial and significantly affect the happiness, health, and well-being of one or both spouses. As experienced divorce attorneys, we have seen couples get divorced for a variety of reasons. However, some reasons…Read More
Georgina Chapman Still Silent About Future Divorce From Harvey Weinstein
It has been more than two months since accusations of sexual assault and harassment against Harvey Weinstein began to surface. Since the initial accuser stepped forward, nearly 100 women, including some of the most famous actresses in the country, have accused the Hollywood producer of some kind of sexual misconduct. Some of these allegations involve incidents of minor harassment, while others paint a darker picture involving forcible rape. Georgina Chapman,…Read More
Is a Nesting Agreement Right For You?
Who gets custody of the kids? Will it be shared equally, or will one parent have sole custody? Where will the children live after a divorce? When will the non-custodial parent be allowed to have visitation? These are all incredibly important decisions that must be decided before a divorce can be finalized. As Grey’s Anatomy star Kevin McKidd and his soon-to-be ex-wife navigated their way through the divorce process these…Read More
Understanding the Custody of Pets in a Los Angeles Divorce
When some couples get divorced the first question that they are asked is “who gets custody of the kids?” Today, it seems as though couples are waiting longer to have children. In many cases, couples get divorced before they even have kids. This makes the question of custody a moot point. However, an increasing number of married couples are diving into pet adoption. Pets allow young couples a bit of…Read More
Allegations of Sexual Assault Could Impact Harvey Weinstein Divorce
The entertainment community, and Los Angeles in particular, is reeling after dozens of reports of sexual harassment involving a top industry player surfaced earlier this month. More than 30 women have come out and accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and/or sexual harassment. Weinstein, the owner of one of the most powerful entertainment companies in the country, has already lost his job as a result of these accusations. It now…Read More