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Protecting Your Digital Assets In Your Estate Plan

So much of most people’s lives are online today that your estate plan should take into consideration your digital assets. That includes everything from your social media accounts to your online-only banking accounts. Having digital assets is no problem, but you need to plan for what happens with them to ensure your wishes can be maintained. A Los Angeles family law attorney at Martin…

The Difference Between An Heir and Beneficiary

Estate plans allow you to create a cohesive, step-by-step plan for what occurs after you die. It allows you to designate what happens to all of the assets you worked to build up over your lifetime. There are numerous legal aspects of it, including the difference between an heir and a beneficiary. Your estate planning attorney can help you determine which to…

How To Terminate Or Modify A Restraining Order

Whether you have had a restraining order taken out against you or requested a restraining order from the California family court system, once implemented, the only way a restraining order can be modified or lifted is with the permission of a judge. You will need to provide strong evidence that there is good cause to modify or terminate a restraining order for…

How Long Do Restraining Orders Last in California?

The length of time a restraining order will last in California varies widely depending on the type of protective order that is in place. These court orders are designed to prevent or change a defendant’s conduct and protect the complainant. Generally, when the defendant violates the terms of a restraining order, they can be found in contempt of court and face several…

California Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Explained

If you suffer harm from someone in your home or family, seeking out legal help through the use of a domestic violence restraining order may seem like a simple solution. Restraining orders are meant to provide protection, but they are only issued when there is a real threat. As your attorney, our team at Martin Family Law Group can help you to…

First Offense Domestic Violence Charge 

Domestic violence charges should always be taken seriously. Many people suffer each day from aggressive treatment that puts them in harm’s way. Many others are accused of crimes they did not commit. As your attorney, we aim to provide you with the information you need to know what your next step is. As a domestic violence attorney, our team at Martin Family Law…

Requested Reduced Charges in Domestic Violence Cases

Allegations of domestic abuse are taken seriously by Los Angeles County prosecutors. They will generally aggressively pursue a conviction for many types of charges related to domestic violence, and this can result in severe penalties upon conviction. Domestic violence-related offenses in California include child endangerment, criminal threats, elder abuse, corporal injury to a spouse, and domestic battery. Several of these cases are…

How California Penal Code 273.5 PC Governs Domestic Violence

Sometimes, relationships take a turn for the worse, and a partner becomes violent. Corporal injury is the willful infliction of physical force that results in an injury to an intimate partner. If your partner has accused you of becoming violent, you may be facing serious criminal charges. If you are a victim of domestic violence, you may have the opportunity to take…

Different California Domestic Violence Charges Explained 

There are many situations where domestic violence charges can be filed against a person. The key is to understand what the various types of California domestic violence charges are and how they may apply to your situation. At Martin Family Law Group, our Los Angeles domestic violence & restraining order attorney works closely with our clients to ensure they have a full…

Documenting Evidence for Domestic Violence Cases

When you are suffering from domestic violence, it can be difficult to understand how anyone may not believe what is happening to you. Yet, when you are facing an abusive relationship, there are several things you can do yourself now to help document what is occurring to you so that, later, when you seek a divorce, you can use that information to…