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What do Poway Residents Need to Know About Divorce and Legal Separation in 2017?


As with all legal separation and divorce cases, the issues will be support [both spousal and child] as well as division of debts and assets and, of course, custody but legal and physical. Child and spousal support, as temporary orders of the Court, will normally be based on the California guideline from the disso master program. For permanent spousal and child support orders, the guideline will still be used for the child support but there are different factors under the Family Law Code [Section 4320] for spousal support. The parenting plan will either be agreed upon or the parents will need to go to Family Court Services which is the mandatory mediation with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to either reach an agreement or a written recommendation will be prepared and sent to both parents and the Judge. Division of assets and debts will be based on the date of marriage and the date of separation and would, unless exception such an inheritance, be divided one half each. While the law which applies to all cases is the same, there can be differences in individual cases due to different facts. A most care The law firm of Doppelt and Forney, APLC can give Poway residents an accurate analysis for each of these issues and realistic expectations for outcome based on their experience, training and education. Doppelt and Forney, APLC is convenient located on the I-15 at the Bernardo Center Drive off ramp next to the McDonald’s and has free and easy parking.


The family law court for Poway could be at either the main family law court house located at 1555 Sixth Avenue or the Madge Bradley court house located at 1409 Fourth Avenue. There are plans, later in 2017, to move both court houses to the new court house located downtown. Before you go to court, always, check the date and time and location as these can change and sometimes notice is not received. You can check your case with the San Diego Superior Court Website in the “court calendar” section. The court house, depending on where you live in Poway and traffic, will take about 30 minutes. Make sure to give extra time and you will also need to find parking. The law office of Doppelt and Forney, APLC, is located about 10 minutes north of Poway and very easy to find right off the I-15 northbound.


According to the San Diego Union Tribune, the average age of a Powegian is 41 years. More than 70% of the households are categorized in being above moderate income level. There are many houses worth more than $1 million in Poway. The Poway Business Park is the largest employment center. This complex of more than 7000 acres employees over 17,000. Some of the employers are General Atomics, Teledyne, Delkin Devices,, SYSCO Food Services, Geico and others. Poway also is home to the Poway Unified School District which is known for its academic and many families move to Poway to take advantage of the school system. The main highway for Poway is the I-15.


Doppelt and Forney, APLC has full time attorneys and staff available to assist Powegians with their family law case. The law firm offers a free in-person or virtual consultation up to 30 minutes and the attorney will provide information about family law issues and techniques and strategies to protect your legal rights and try and obtain your legal goals. Damon Forney, Esq. is a Certified Family Law Specialist with the State Bar of California.

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