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While this may or may not be a first for you, at TLF, navigating the choppy waters of family law is what we do. It is natural to feel stress, frustration, confusion, and loneliness at this time. This is why you need an experienced Family Law attorney by your side. Attorney Eiman Rejali is experienced, knowledgeable, compassionate, and aggressive. Whatever your particular situation may be, do not leave your future to chance.
Depending on the parties relationship there are different restraining orders that can be obtained. Domestic Violence Restraining Orders are for parties that are in a relationship; boyfriend/girlfriend or between spouses. The burden of proof in these hearing are very low. Civil Harassment Restraining Orders are reserved for parties that don't have an intimate relationship, neighbor, friend or roommate. The burden of proof is higher than DVTRO's. Attorney Eiman Rejali has handled numerous restraining orders and is very experienced. Whether you need to file a restraining order or need to help defending against one, we can help.
Spousal support, also commonly known as alimony, is an award that the Family Code allows the Court to make for the purpose of allowing the parties’ to maintain the standard of living established during marriage. Unlike child support, there are no mandatory guidelines setting forth the amount of a permanent spousal support award. The Court has broad discretion in setting the level of spousal support and the Family Code contains numerous factors that the Court is to consider when awarding spousal support. Attorney Eiman Rejali is experienced in representing parties seeking spousal support and defending against an award when it is inappropriate. Similar to child support, understanding the financial aspects of family law and how income is computed and attributed to each party is crucial when requesting or modifying spousal support.
Child sharing can often be the most difficult issue during your separation or during and after your divorce. It is the policy of the State of California for both parents to have frequent and ongoing contact with the minor children. The goal of the Court is to make custody and child sharing determinations that are in the “best interests” of the children.
When the parties’ are unable to agree on a child custody schedule or when co-parenting issues prove difficult, experienced counsel and practical solutions can be invaluable. Attorney Eiman Rejali has experience in both litigating and settling complex child custody cases.
When appropriate, our office works with therapists, custody evaluators, parenting coordinators, and other experts to help you and your children through the divorce process and to craft a parenting plan that is best for them.
Child support is determined by a formula set forth in the Family Code. The Court will examine each party’s income, along with various recognized expenses and deductions and the time share percentage that each parent has with their child/children to determine the amount of child support to be paid. Understanding the financial aspects of family law and what type of income is considered available for support purposes requires legal training and family law experience. It is very common for parties to misrepresents or under discloses their true income to avoid paying guideline child support. Attorney Eiman Rejali has the experience necessary to identify these issues and ensure that you are paying or receiving the statutorily prescribed amount of child support.
Dividing marital property is the most challenging aspect of a divorce. When dividing property one has to consider whether its separate or community property. This all depends on when the property was purchased, before or after marriage, and even if it was during marriage it can still be separate property. Some marriages can be very simple to divide property beca often the most challenging part of a divorce. When dividing marital property one has to consider all the different types of property that have been accumulated during marriage, the character of the property as separate or community and any reimbursements due to a party. Some marriages can have relatively simple property issues such as the division of a single marital residence, bank accounts and vehicles.