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September 2015 Divorce Angel Meeting

By Pat Burgess Last Tuesday evening was an interesting session that covered the gamut of jurisdictional questions such as, what happens when you get a divorce in a different country and then the one spouse moves to one US state and the other spouse with the children lives in another US state…who has jurisdiction, particularly […]

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Our August Divorce Angel Meeting

By Pat Burgess Our meeting this month covered a wide variety of very serious issues: The California Supreme Court recently ruled in Marriage of Davis that, for the purposes of dividing community assets and debts, the parties must reside in separate residences to be deemed “separated.” This will have a rippling effect among those getting […]

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Your Rights In California

By Pat Burgess In our last meeting there was a great deal of discussion around “Rights”, particularly if the primary bread-winner has the right to tell the other spouse they have “no rights” to certain marital property because they are the primary bread winners. NOT SO!!! California is a “Community Property” state. The Lawyer in […]

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The Law Office of Tammy J Mercado

Tammy J. Mercado – Attorney at MercadoLaw – focuses on family law including divorce, marriage/domestic partnership dissolutions, paternity, child custody, child visitation, child support, modifications, domestic violence and other complex family law issues. Should you  need assistance with any kind of family law matters you can visit her website at or contact her at […]

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Questions to guide you in determining the best legal options

by Mary Whipple

How do I find an attorney?

Ask your friends and family members about their experiences. The best way to find a good attorney is by asking someone about their first hand experience.
 Absent a referral from a friend or family member,

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