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James D. Madden & Aruna P. Rodrigo, Family Law Attorneys

Blog Posts in 2015

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12.28.2015
Survive and Enjoy Your Holidays!

Another year has come and gone, bringing with it many joys and many challenges. At James D. Madden, Attorney at Law, we hope that everyone has a wonderful holiday and a happier new year! We would like to take a moment to thank our clients for ...

12.18.2015
How to Tell Your Children About the Divorce

Divorce is not a topic that most children think about, at least not until it is necessary to do so. That is why it can be overwhelming to try and figure out how to break the news to your kids. It is a conversation that must be handled with care ...

12.11.2015
How a Family Law Specialist Can Help You

Consider the following scenario. You and your spouse have realized that your marriage no longer makes either of you happy. Whether amicably or through adversity, you decide on a divorce. However, you realize you will need an attorney but are unsure ...

12.04.2015
The Pros and Cons of Filing for Divorce First

It is never a happy moment when a marriage ends. Often times, couples struggle to patch up problems, but to no avail. It is a difficult choice; however, divorce may be the only option. If you are sure your marriage cannot be salvaged, you and your ...

11.25.2015
Are Divorce Laws Unfair to Men?

With current media representation of divorces, it can be easy to believe that the court favors women during a divorce proceeding. Men might feel disenfranchised and silenced in the courtroom, believing their rights are not being upheld. Although this ...

11.20.2015
How Fatherhood Affects Men

The media and society constantly discuss what it is like to be a mother and how motherhood affects women, often eclipsing the experience of men and their children. However, having a child changes you, regardless of your gender. An addition of ...

11.13.2015
How to Modify Spousal Support in Rancho Cucamonga

Life can be unpredictable, changing from day to day. What worked in the moment may not work in the future. The same goes for contracts made. Spousal support is established to allow both individuals an equal maintenance of their lifestyle. A couple ...

11.06.2015
How a Super Lawyers® Rated Attorney Can Help You

When it comes to choosing an attorney for your legal needs, it is important to find someone who is experienced, knowledgeable, and has a solid record of success. The individual you choose to represent you in front of a court, or to make a settlement ...

10.29.2015
Businesses Minimally Affected by Paid Leave in California

Recent research shows that paid family leave does not negatively affect the workforce or businesses. With the current political debates going on, the issue of paid time off for family has emerged again. In 2004, California was one of the first states ...

10.28.2015
The Benefits of Mediation in a Divorce

Deciding to get a divorce can be difficult decision. It takes strength and courage to accept when a relationship is over. Although there are turbulent emotions, if a couple has both accepted the idea of a divorce, it might be worthwhile to settle ...

10.22.2015
Divorce and Bankruptcy

In most cases, divorces can be as taxing for your finances as they are for your emotions. It can be expensive to hire mediators and litigators, especially if you are already dealing with financial difficulties. According to statistics, 1 in every 10 ...

10.20.2015
Can I Get Child Custody If I Frequently Travel?

Working full time and raising a child can be difficult. When a couple is divorcing, working parents may wonder whether the court will grant them custody of their child if they need to travel a lot. The answer to this is maybe. It depends on the ...

10.14.2015
Helping Children Cope with Divorce

Divorce can be a stressful and scary time for children. Not only do they need to cope with the separation of their parents but they also need to adjust to a brand new lifestyle. It is up to you to help them through this transition. You want to make ...

10.05.2015
Divorce and Pets

When it comes to pets, most of us consider them to be a part our family. We care for them, play with them, and love them almost as much as our children (Shh…don’t tell your kids). It is estimated that 62% of American households have ...

09.17.2015
What Are the Types of Child Custody Arrangements?

Ensuring Stability for Your Children Child custody is one of the most emotional steps in any divorce proceeding. Rightfully so, because it decides how your children will be raised and affected by your divorce. However, while child custody is a ...

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