Who keeps Fido?

January 29, 2021 • By Dennis Beaver “One of the saddest parts of a divorce is a question,” Seal Beach family law specialist, attorney Glen Rabenn says. “Who keeps the family’s pet? It is often a deeply emotional aspect of a divorce, and difficult to reach compromise...

Weaponized divorce

August 7, 2020 • By Dennis Beaver “Mr. Beaver, several years ago you wrote a story about a family going through a divorce where the mother and her lawyer did all they could to destroy the children’s relationship with their father. I kept it, fearful that something...

What not to do if a divorce is in your future

July 31, 2020 • By Dennis Beaver  “Darling, Just Sign These Papers.” “We plan on filing for divorce soon,” “Benny’s” email stated. “There are some papers my wife, “Laura” wants me to sign. Could you tell me what they are all about?” “She is financially irresponsible....

Remember the kids in divorces

November 22, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver In my town, “Divorce Court” is in Department 13 of our Superior Court. It is an appropriately numbered, bad luck, sad place. If you believe that rooms and buildings can possess a spirit, then those of Department 13 are tormented,...