Joint Legal – Minors And Driving

Joint Legal – Minors And Driving

In divorce situations many times parents will have joint legal custody responsibilities ...
In Memory of David Rickett, Esq

In Memory of David Rickett, Esq

It is with a heavy heart we share the passing of our friend and partner, David Rickett.  ...
Homeschooling Of Children Under Fire?

Homeschooling Of Children Under Fire?

A February 2008 opinion issued by California’s Second District Court of Appeal has ...
Custody for Family Pets – New Laws for 2019

Custody for Family Pets – New Laws for 2019

For many families, pets are members of the family, present in holiday cards and cared ...
Comments On Us Supreme Court Decisions On Doma And Prop 8

Comments On Us Supreme Court Decisions On Doma And Prop 8

Last week’s SCOTUS decisions in United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. (2013), the ...
Changes To The Family Code In California

Changes To The Family Code In California

There are a number of changes which have been made to the Family Code in California. In ...
“Super Lawyers” Again!

“Super Lawyers” Again!

The Reape-Rickett Law Firm is proud to announce Senior Managing Partner, James P. Reape, ...
Will The Court Go As Far As Awarding Visitation To A Non-Parent?

Will The Court Go As Far As Awarding Visitation To A Non-Parent?

If you thought that the only person who could seek orders for visitation with your ...
I Live In One State And My Child’s Father Lives In Another State, Where Do We File For Custody?

I Live In One State And My Child’s Father Lives In Another State, Where Do We File For Custody?

You may have heard of “forum shopping”, meaning a party chooses to start ...
How Co-Parenting Classes Can Help Your Children

How Co-Parenting Classes Can Help Your Children

None of us are born parents. What we know about parenting is learned, primarily from ...