Family Law Blog

Aruna P. Rodrigo, Family Law Attorney

Blog Posts in October, 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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