December 2014

Viatical settlements and high net worth divorce marital assets

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 30, 2014

Throughout the course of a high net worth divorce, the finances, assets and property of each spouse will be examined and evaluated in the process as the parties move toward determination of a settlement and possibly alimony and/or child support payment amounts. Among the property under consideration is a spouse’s life insurance policy. Of course, […]

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No Contact Orders

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 26, 2014

When the termination of parental rights is at issue, and in some extreme instances of parental discord that can revolve around a divorce, it may become necessary for a parent (or the Court) to obtain what is known as a No Contact Civil Restraining Order. (When violence has occurred, a Criminal Protective Order, or CPO […]

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International adoptions and California law

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 24, 2014

When families welcome a child through adoption, all the legal, financial and emotional ordeals, so to speak, are rewarded by the end result: a new family member being the outcome. The process can be long and difficult for adoptions within the United States; when parents choose to adopt a child from another country, there are […]

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