Self-Help Resources

By Brian Pakpour | March 11, 2019

A Note About Representing Yourself Anywhere from 60% to 80% of California family law cases involve self-represented litigants. The numbers vary from county to county. This is a troubling statistic, […]

Fathers’ Rights at the U.S. Supreme Court and in California

By Brian Pakpour | March 11, 2019

The case going before the United States Supreme Court today in oral arguments should demonstrate to parents, especially fathers, that it is crucial to take responsibility for one’s offspring from […]

The Dodgers and the Importance of Proper Disclosures in Family Court

By Brian Pakpour | March 11, 2019

Under California Family Law, parties in the middle of a divorce or legal separation must serve each other with their disclosures. This includes “a full and accurate disclosure of all assets and liabilities […]

4 Steps to Holding Someone in Contempt in Family Court

By Brian Pakpour | March 11, 2019

Court orders are slightly more powerful than the paper they are printed on. While no one can technically force someone to comply with a family court order, the lack of […]

Can the Court Include New Spouse Income For Paying Child Support?

By Brian Pakpour | July 9, 2017

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Protecting Your Estate Plan During Divorce

By Brian Pakpour | July 9, 2017

Did you know that, if you die during your divorce, it is likely your spouse will inherit everything? Makes for a good murder mystery, doesn’t it? When you create your […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Appoint A Legal Guardian or Guardianship

By Brian Pakpour | July 9, 2017

Appointing a legal guardian for your children can ensure that they’re well cared for when you can’t be there for them. Legal guardianship is a court order that allows someone […]

Can He Modify My Spousal Support? 4 Ways to Find Out

By Brian Pakpour | July 9, 2017

When you get a final spousal support judgment, you think there is no possible way it is going to be later modified. So why is your former spouse trying to […]

Lost Boys: Parental Rights, and California Child Custody Law

By Brian Pakpour | June 25, 2017

Here’s the scenario: Mom and Dad long to have a child. “Traditional methods” don’t work. The unmarried couple decides instead to utilize in vitro fertilization, using a licensed California clinic. The procedure works […]

Pakpour Banks LLP Client Intake Form

By Brian Pakpour | June 20, 2017

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