Many high net worth couples don’t want the world knowing all their assets and financial particulars, but a divorce settlement is supposed to be a public document – so what do they do?

Lawyers being lawyers, of course we’ve found a way around this, and I explain it in this video. If you want more information please feel free to contact me at david@mensfamilylaw.com or call us at 310.664.9969.

As divorce attorneys in Southern California, we’ve handled cases from small to huge, from simple to very complex. In the past 19 years, there is almost no situation that we haven’t come across and handled for our clients. Whether it is finding the hidden money, or that “secret” marriage of the ex-spouse so that she can continue to collect on the court ordered spousal support – we’ve served our clients.

If you need to get a divorce, but also need to keep your assets private, we can do that.

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If you’ve been served with a Petition and Summons, and you come to my office, I can pretty much guarantee what the top two questions you have for me. I’ve answered them probably 4,000 times over the past 19 years of being a divorce and child custody lawyer. It happens in domestic violence cases, in paternity cases and always in marital dissolution cases.

In this latest video I answer those questions. If you need more information about the divorce process, or how to have more parenting time with your children, feel free to email me or call us at 310.664.9969.

 

 

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Hey guys, I built out a video podcast series that you can download from iTunes, or see episodes here, or watch all my videos on the Men’s Family Law channel at www.YouTube.com/Mensfamilylaw

I have about 600 questions I’ll be answering on the new video family law podcast – BUT if you have a burning question that I’ve not answered yet – shoot me an email at DAVID@MENSFAMILYLAW.COM and I’ll try to make a video for you! If you want a shoutout – let me know and I’ll mention you by name.

The goal of this video podcast is to answer questions about divorce, child custody, alimony, domestic violence, marital dissolutions, prenuptial agreements, premarital agreements, child support, spousal support and parenting plans. I’ll be offering strategies on going in to court so that you know what you’re facing.

Family law has a form for just about everything, there’s the Petition, the Response, Request for Orders, Request for Alimony, Request for Attorney’s fees, Request for visitation, Domestic Violence Restraining Order applications, and Responses to all of that.

It’s all very confusing, and I hope to explain it so you have a better understanding of what is expected of you in court.

Thanks for watching, and remember – a cheeseburger and a chocolate shake can get you through just about everything.

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Wednesday Book Review For You!

Published on 18 May 2017 by in blog, Podcasts

Los Angeles family law attorney David Pisarra reviews the book, “A Family’s Heartbreak” by Mike Jeffries.

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Today’s show is about suicide and suicide prevention tactics for men going through a divorce. It’s the 10th leading cause of death in America, Men are 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than women. White males were 70% of the suicides in 2014. Worst of all, it is preventable. We can help each other, and that’s why I’m taking on this topic today.

Here’s a list of hotlines if you’re in crisis and are considering suicide or have developed a suicide plan.

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org – Call 24/7 1-800-273-8255

www.veteranscrisisline.net Veterans Crisis Line – 800-273-8255 Press 1

www.afsp.org – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

My guest today is Michael Volpe, his book Bullied to Death: Chris Mackney’s Kafkaesque Divorce puts forth the story of how the abuse of the legal process created a divorce nightmare by a vengeful ex-wife, a remorseless father-in-law and lawyers, psychologists and judges drove one man to kill himself. His book is available here at Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Bullied-Death-Mackneys-Kafkaesque-Divorce-ebook/dp/B0149ERBBI

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This episode has David speaking with Dr. Debra Warner about the SCRIPT (Summit on Community Resilience, Intervention, Prevention, and Training) Conference – Stopping the Stigma of Male Sexual Trauma. For men who have been sexual abused as adults or as children, oftentimes they don’t confront the trauma of their abuse, and that can lead to them being revictimized and victims of domestic violence, further trauma and until it’s resolved the problems will continue.

TO address the issues specifically faced by men who have been sexually, emotionally or psychologically abused, whether it is sexual harassment, child abuse or emotional neglect, the SCRIPT conference was formed for your issues. It’s a free conference and open to the public, to learn more just listen to the podcast!

www.thescriptconference.com – The Script Conference Website.

www.NAASCA.ORG – The National Association of of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse.

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You can’t play football by the rules of baseball, and you can’t play the game of Child Custody in Family Court if you don’t know the rules – today I share with you three keys to better results in child custody battles. For fathers who are fighting to keep or increase their custodial time, there are things you need to know that will make all the difference for you – this episode of the Men’s Family Law podcast covers the basics.

book_child-custody_thumbI also interview Dr. Eric Frazer from Child Custody Analytics on tools he’s developed to help lawyers and their clients be more successful in court.

www.ChildCustodyAnalytics.com 

Also heres’ a video about his company Child Custody Analytics:

https://youtu.be/q3lVN8mRyJM

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MFL#041 Hot For Teacher ? | Chris Anderson of MaleSurvivor.org

This episode of the Men’s Family Law podcast has Christopher Anderson of MaleSurvivor.org discussing with David Pisarra the short term effects and long term effects of sexual abuse on boys and how it manifests when they are adults. When men are silenced by a society that doesn’t let them share their emotions, they internalize them and that leads to drug addiction, alcohol abuse and sex addiction, failed relationships and life problems.

It’s odd how many men think it would “cool” if they had a teacher that molested them when they were kids, but wouldn’t want it for their sons or daughters because they know it is wrong. I think we need to have more discussions about this topic to raise awareness and root out those teachers who are abusing boys and young men.

Here’s information for parents when their boys are abused: http://www.malesurvivor.org/parents/

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It’s a dream for some men, to be a father that becomes a nightmare when the woman they choose becomes their nemesis – but some men are opting out of having a mother for their children. Here’s how they’re doing it – on this episode of the Men’s Family Law podcast.

We talk with Julia Van Reeven, an embryologist, about fertility treatments, what’s possible in this new world of biotech, and the sad case of Dr. Mimi Lee, who had embryos with her ex-husband, that now have to be destroyed because of their divorce.

 

The podcast episode is here:

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Men’s Family Law – Nationally recognized Father’s Rights expert David Pisarra discusses substance abuse and how it will effect a child custody case, how hard it is to prove and what you can do to protect yourself. If you have an alcoholic or a drug addict in your life that  you share custody of a child with, you need to listen to this podcast episode.

In Segment 2 Dan Reynolds from BookYourCare.com is interviewed discussing how his website reviews rehabs and what makes a good one.

Next week Attorney/Private Judge James Reape is interviewed on ways to save money in a divorce or child custody case.

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