Domestic Violence Prevention

Why Mutual Domestic Violence Restraining Orders are a Terrible Idea

After a spouse or dating partner applies for a restraining order, s/he may be asked to agree to a mutual order.  This request is usually made in the few moments...

What is a Family Law Trial?

A trial is a full hearing concerning disputed issues involving witnesses and other admissible evidence. At the end of the trial, the judge will make a ruling. Hughes Law Group...

Is what I tell a divorce lawyer confidential?

This is a common question we get at Hughes Law Group. Tell your divorce attorney your true concerns and be candid with your goals and your reasons. It is essential...

What issues can be resolved in a California divorce?

The Family Court is a Court of limited jurisdiction. It does not involve all disputes between married persons. In general, the Family Court is limited to resolving issues of child...