While many offices are closed during this unfortunate and difficult time, Wilkinson & Finkbeiner, LLP will remain open as our attorneys and staff work remotely. We have extensive experience operating our law from various locations, and we have the technology to support that effort. Our attorneys are available by phone, email, and videoconference. Our phone system is fully operational, and… READ MORE
David K. Wilkinson Quoted in New York Times Regarding “Divorce Month”
We are proud to have founding partner David K. Wilkinson contribute his thoughts to the New York Times for their article exploring “divorce month” in the United States. Backed up by news articles and personal accounts through the past few years, the phenomenon known as “divorce month” suggests that married couples are more likely to initiate divorce proceedings in January,… READ MORE
Treatment of Severance Pay in San Diego Divorce and Support Cases
Loss of employment is an incredibly stressful and difficult experience. Combined with a divorce, it can become even more challenging and confusing. If a spouse’s employment ends with severance pay, the question arises as to whether an ex-spouse has a right to a portion of that severance pay. There are several possibilities that may occur to treat severance pay: It could… READ MORE
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What’s Emotionally Worse: A High-Conflict Marriage or Divorce?
A recent Harvard study answered the question in a decades-long “happiness” study Harvard recently revealed its multi-generational study looking into what makes people happy. Was it money? Fame? No, the overwhelming majority of people found the greatest level of happiness in the relationships they shared with other people. Notably, the study took place over 80 years. So what does this have… READ MORE
RECENT DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW CASES THAT OUR OFFICE HAS WORKED ON
RECENT SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES FOR W&F ATTORNEYS Located in Mission Valley – Easy Parking – Private Consultation From time to time we like to share information about the successes that our attorneys have had in recent cases that they have been working on. This synopsis is by no means an exhaustive list of every case we have handled. For more information… READ MORE
Recent Case Development for Minor’s Counsel in Child Custody and Visitation Cases
San Diego Divorce Lawyers – Experts in Child Custody and Visitation The recent appellate case of In re Marriage of Metzger (filed March 4, 2014), the Court of Appeals in California determined that the appointment of minor’s counsel in a child custody and visitation case does not violate the Constitutional right of a parent to determine what is in the… READ MORE
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Mr. Wilkinson Featured on Nationwide Article about Best Cities for Lawyers San Diego Divorce Lawyers – Confidential Consultations David Wilkinson was recently featured in a nationally-distributed article by a well-known and highly linked website known as “Value Penguin”. The article focuses on the top 100 cities for lawyers to live in based on several factors including average salary, number of attorney jobs,… READ MORE
Divorce Summons Served by Facebook?
Can a divorce summons be served through Facebook? A judge in New York says “Yes” San Diego Divorce Lawyers – Private Consultation – Certified Family Law Specialists Divorce cases are initiated by the filing of a Petition for dissolution of marriage, a Summons, and one additional form to verify that the divorce filing in San Diego is at the correct… READ MORE
Community Property Division and Life Insurance
Community Property and Title Presumptions – Recent CA Supreme Court Decision re: Life Insurance The California Supreme Court heard one family law case in 2014, In Re Marriage of Valli (“Valli”), which required the Court to determine whether a life insurance policy purchased during marriage, but titled in one spouse’s name alone should be classified as community or separate property.… READ MORE