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Patricia Hendrickson is a Featured Guest on The Business Leader Spotlight Show

At Hendrickson & Associates, we are defined by our teamwork, dependability and engagement. While we strive to stay abreast of all recent changes in California law and trends within the family law ...
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When the Guns Come Out

One of the most iconic firearms manufacturers since 1983, Glock, is seeing a divorce that couldn't have been scripted better by Hollywood. Gaston Glock (83) and Helga Glock (79) divorced in 2010 ...
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Divorce Guilt and the “Contractual” Marriage

All divorces are different, but a trend that has historically placed exponential burden on the male spouse stems from the guilt of initiating a divorce. "Provider guilt" has been a source of ...
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The Tender Years Doctrine: Then and Now

The gender neutralization of custody battles is becoming increasingly level, but is it truly fair? Historically, the placement of children in relation to their parents has varied. When the English ...
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Same-Sex Marriage and Divorce

With the recent U.S. Supreme-Court ruling on Proposition 8 and same-sex marriages taking place in California in less than a month, how can we expect divorce rates to be affected? Using data from the ...
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Fun Summer Activities for Single Parents and Kids in Orange County

It's summer, the kids are out of school, and perhaps you're looking for some fun things to do with the kids? Or maybe you're in a rut and looking for some new activities to do when you ...
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The State of Alimony Reform in the U.S.

The topic of alimony reform is sweeping the country. Massachusetts ended the option of lifetime alimony last year, and New Jersey's legislature is considering a similar proposal. At least a dozen ...
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10 Fun Activities Dads Can Do With Kids

The statistics are clear; when fathers are involved in their children's lives, the children are healthier, do better in school, and learn more. Take a look at some of these statistics: ...
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How to Cope With and Prevent Parental Alienation Syndrome

A dispute over child custody is very common in a divorce case. Frequently, however, the negative comments of one parent in a child custody dispute will cause children to suddenly become emotionally ...
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5 Tips on How to be a Better Stepparent

Blended families are more common than ever these days. Blended families are most often comprised of parents who have remarried, and each has children. According to the National Stepfamily Resource ...
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5 Ways To Be a Great Dad: For Both Divorced and Married Fathers

Fathers play an incredibly important role in their children's lives, but did you know almost 24 million children in America — one out of three — live in biological father-absent homes ...
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The Relationship Between Marriage and Depression

Marriage can be a great source of joy in people's lives, but it can also be lead to anger, disappointment, and depression. We don't need research to understand that the type of marriage people ...
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5 Secrets to Getting Along With Your In-Laws

The dreaded in-laws...the people who strike fear in the hearts and minds of engaged and newlywed couples everywhere! A subject so frightful that it has even spawned movies such as " ...
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Secrets of a Happy Marriage

Who better to give marriage advice than a woman who has been married for 73 years? 94 year old Barbara Cooper knows exactly how her marriage lasted so long, and wrote a book about it. Entitled ...
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Top 5 Mistakes that Newlyweds Make

Studies have shown that the honeymoon bliss for many couples barely wears off before the reality of marriage sets in. Your spouse's cute habits can become annoying, and the starkness of adjusting ...
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How to Deal with a Midlife Crisis and Divorce

What do you think of when you hear the term midlife crisis? Most people associate a midlife crisis with men buying little red sports cars and dating younger women, which is largely because that is how ...
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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Divorce

Marriage is hard for most couples - it's just a fact of life. Pain and frustration in a marriage is extremely common, but that doesn't always mean that you should get divorced. It most ...
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How to Make a Marriage of Financial Opposites Work

We've all heard the saying "Opposites attract", but is it really true? Actually, several studies have confirmed that people do tend to choose partners whose personalities, traits, and ...
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Keeping the Magic in Christmas: 6 Tips for the Single Dad

Christmas can be a lonely time for divorced parents, specifically for single dads. While men are being awarded custody more than ever in the past 20 years, studies show that the majority of men have ...
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How Not to Spoil Your Kids at Christmas: Our Top 6 Parenting Tips for the Holiday Season

It's the holiday season, children are making Christmas wish lists, and parents everywhere are racing to buy their kids the gifts that will spark excitement and peals of joy. At the same time, many ...
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5 Tips for Overcoming the Blended Family Holiday Blues

Children are usually very excited during the holiday season - the thought of Santa, the festive lights, parties, and trees, and buying gifts are enough to send shivers of excitement down any ...
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Termination of Parental Rights

We are one of the leaders in parental rights termination litigation in Orange County, California. But what does that mean? Let's look at just some of the circumstances where the Court can remove a ...
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5 Tips for Staying Out of Debt This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a difficult financial time for many people, but it can be especially difficult for those who are divorced, going through a divorce, or are single parents. Everyone wants to buy ...
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The Role of Fathers After Divorce

Research has continually proved the importance of the role of fathers in their children's development. Fathers are important for the cognitive and emotional development for both boys and girls. In ...
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5 Common Myths Regarding Child Support

Every divorce generally has a unique set of circumstances regarding money, property, and children. Divorces that involve children can get quite emotional and heated, and there tends to be quite a bit ...
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