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CALIFORNIA STANDING IN WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION LIMITED TO CHILDREN WHO HAVE A RIGHT TO INHERIT UNDER CALIFORNIA INTESTATE SUCCESSION.
New Case: Stennett v. Miller (2019) “California’s wrongful death statute establishes that standing to sue for wrongful death turns on whether the plaintiff has a right to inherit from the decedent under California’s intestate succession statutes. In this particular case, the child has no right to inherit from the decedent because he never openly held […]Read More »
New Case: Marriage of Brooks (2019) Court applied the Van Camp formula to apportion the appreciation of company stock during the marriage. Utilizing this approach, the court characterized the increased value of the stock after marriage as return on Husband’s separate property, finding that Husband did not contribute to the growth of the business after […]Read More »
CALIFORNIA TRUSTS AND ESTATES: PROBATE COURT MAY AWARD ATTORNEYS FEES TO A PARTY WHOSE EFFORTS HAVE RESULTED IN A SUBSTANTIAL BENEFIT TO THE TRUST BENEFICIARIES.
New Case: Smith v. Szeyller (January 16, 2019) The Court of Appeal affirmed. Under the substantial benefit doctrine, a trial court may award fees to be shared by others upon whom a benefit was conferred, when a litigant, proceeding in a representative capacity, obtains a decision that results in a substantial benefit to all beneficiaries. […]Read More »
NEW CASE: Molinaro v. Molinaro. The Second District reversed a Los Angeles County trial court’s RESTRAINING ORDER prohibiting husband from posting “anything about the case on Facebook” as overbroad and an impermissible infringement of his free speech rights. “It is certainly in the best interests of any children of divorce that the adults in their […]Read More »
RESTRAINING ORDERS: VIOLATION OF A PRIOR RESTRAINING ORDER CONSTITUTES ABUSE UNDER THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT.
New Case: N.T. v. H.T. Forth Appellate District: The Fourth District reversed an Orange County trial court’s denial of Wife’s Restraining Order request “for acts specifically violating the temporary restraining order the trial court had issued against the husband eight months earlier. The court denied the Restraining Order on the ground that a technical violation […]Read More »
Trust and Estates: If a trustee has acted reasonably and in good faith under the circumstances, the California Probate Court has discretion to excuse liability for a breach of trust if it would be equitable to do so.
New Case: Orange Catholic Foundation v. Arvizu – filed Oct. 17, 2018, Fourth District, Div. Three. Probate Code section 16440, subdivision (b) provides that if a “trustee has acted reasonably and in good faith under the circumstances as known to the trustee,” a court has discretion to excuse him or her from liability for a breach […]Read More »
Family Law- Parties’ prior understanding expressed in Marital Settlement Agreement or Stipulated Judgment must be considered when Modifying Spousal Support.
New Case: In re Marriage of T.C. and D.C. – filed Dec. 18, 2018, Fourth District, Div. One. Where a Marital Settlement Agreement concerning Spousal Support reflects the parties’ understanding that the wife’s income includes a pattern of increases, future increases consistent with this pattern would not amount to changed circumstances sufficient to justify a modification […]Read More »
Family Law -Order Allowing Removal of the Minor Child From California is stayed from enforcement 30 days from the entry of the judgment or order.
New Case: Lief v. Superior Court (Nissan) – filed Dec. 6, 2018, publication ordered Jan. 2, 2018, Fourth District, Div. One. A judgment or order of the family court allowing removal of a minor child from California is stayed “for a period of 30 calendar days from the entry of judgment or order” pursuant to Code of […]Read More »
Seeking an Attorney for Family Law? Orange County’s Gregory Cabo Provides the Personal Attention You Deserve
When you begin looking for an attorney for family law, Orange County lawyers may share many similarities at first glance. They may talk about their experience, their expertise, and their skill in settlement negotiations or trial. While each of these factors is important, one of the most essential but overlooked aspects of your legal experience […]Read More »
Diligent estate planning is one of the best ways to avoid contested wills, probate litigation and other legal complications that arise in the wake of an individual’s passing. Such costly and time-consuming estate administration matters are most often caused by insufficient or non-existent wills left behind by the decedent. But by working with an Orange […]Read More »
The first few weeks after the passing of a loved one are never easy—but uncertainty over the decedent’s estate can unduly complicate this emotionally trying time. The best way to alleviate this burden on your heirs is to consult an experienced Orange County estate planning lawyer. Gregory W. Cabo, Attorney at Law can help provide […]Read More »
Hire an Experienced Restraining Order Attorney, With Gregory Cabo Orange County Clients Get The Representation They Deserve.
People who are in an abusive relationship—whether it is with a spouse, relative, cohabitant, or boyfriend / girlfriend—may seek help from the court. For guidance in the process, they often work with legal counsel familiar with these types of cases, such as a “restraining order attorney.” Orange County’s Gregory W. Cabo has demonstrated the value […]Read More »
Probate is the legal process by which an individual’s legal and financial affairs are wound up after their death. Probated estates do not always yield lawsuits, but if there is any chance that one may arise, such as a challenge to the decedent’s will or trust, it’s advisable that you contact an Orange County probate […]Read More »
Probate law deals with the transfer of a person’s estate after they have passed away. With the help of a probate law attorney, Orange County clients can ensure that this process is executed efficiently and properly. Probate is usually necessary when the deceased doesn’t have a proper estate plan in place. For example, if a […]Read More »
When a person passes away and does not have a formal estate plan, the estate may require probate court involvement. If you are an heir or interested person, this is the time to consider hiring an Orange County probate attorney. Working with a probate litigation attorney, Orange County clients benefit from expertise in the management […]Read More »
When you are looking for an Orange County attorney for family law, you should have a few requirements. You want someone with experience who will understand your situation to advise you sensibly in your case. A lawyer with specific experience as a family attorney. Orange County clients also may look for a professional with a well-regarded […]Read More »
Are You Looking for a Probate Law Lawyer? Orange County’s Gregory W. Cabo is Your Experienced Professional
In cases in which people have not established a living trust before their death, their assets may go through the process of “probate.” Because of the way probate works, those involved in the process should seek the advise of an experienced probate law lawyer. Orange County residents can reduce the stress, complexity, and time-consuming nature […]Read More »
A divorce, dissolution of marriage or legal separation can complicate your personal life on both an emotional and financial level. Orange County divorce lawyer Gregory W. Cabo can ease this transition by guiding you through the legal process from start to finish. With over a decade of experience practicing family law in California, Gregory is […]Read More »
Hiring a Restraining Order Attorney: Orange County’s Gregory W. Cabo Provides Details about the Process
Gregory W. Cabo is a knowledgable family law lawyer who guides clients through some of their most difficult challenges. With his experience as a restraining order attorney, Orange County clients can establish their rights, protect themselves, and secure the well-being of their children. Typically, clients approach Mr. Cabo with a lot of questions about what […]Read More »
If you or someone you know is threatened or harmed by the actions of another person, consider the services of a restraining order attorney. Orange County lawyers with experience in domestic violence restraining orders can represent you with getting a restraining order. Read on to learn more. Restraining Orders: What They Cover The first thing […]Read More »
When a relative passes away in California and their estate enters into probate administration, you may receive a California Judicial Counsel Form DE-120 entitled “Notice of Hearing—Decedent’s Estate or Trust.” It comes as no surprise that those unfamiliar with California probate law usually have no idea what to do next. Fortunately, Orange County probate litigation […]Read More »
Often, a person will pass away and leave no planning document behind. This leaves their assets up to the probate court for disposition. As a probate attorney, Orange County lawyer Gregory Cabo assists the parties involved in these cases. An executor is responsible for administering the estate and is generally a relative or other interested […]Read More »
When a marriage ends, the legal decisions that follow can affect you for the rest of your life. With the right family law attorney, Orange County residents can ensure that they are receiving the right guidance in these matters. Many qualities can help you determine if a lawyer will be able to represent you well, […]Read More »
Orange County probate lawyer Gregory W. Cabo helps families fulfill the complex legal and financial obligations that arise after a loved one passes on. Whether you are planning for the future or responding to the recent deceased family member, The Law Offices of Gregory W. Cabo will guide you through the legal process of winding […]Read More »
The California probate law exists to formally and equitably wind up estates via a legal process overseen by a judge. In order to ensure that all interested parties, beneficiaries and heirs have formal notice and an opportunity to assert their claims, California probate matters are carried out publicly. In addition, notice of the probate is […]Read More »
When hiring a family attorney, Orange County clients may have certain expectations about the road ahead. Popular film and television may have taught you that the legal experience happens in a high-drama, fast-paced setting. You may envision the courtroom as the grounds for deciding the future of your finances, relationship with your children, ownership of […]Read More »
When people do not create a living trust or an estate plan before they pass away, their assets may be decided through the process of probate. As with any case that goes before a judge, it’s important that you have knowledgable legal assistance, like that provided by a probate litigation attorney. Orange County residents rely […]Read More »
Orange County families who have experienced a divorce, legal separation, child custody suit or another family law matter understand the importance of the attorney-client relationship. Your family law lawyer should instill feelings of trust, comfort and mutual respect as you assess your legal rights and personal objectives. This is precisely what Gregory W. Cabo strives […]Read More »
As an Orange County probate litigation attorney, Gregory Cabo advises clients about the process of managing and winding down an estate. He provides legal representation to executors, beneficiaries, and creditors; explains complex areas of the law; represents clients before the court; and helps them to achieve their desired result. Clients choose Gregory Cabo as their […]Read More »
The emotional and financial uncertainties surrounding a divorce, legal separation or dissolution of marriage can cause an immense amount of disruption and anxiety in your personal and professional life. But by retaining Orange County divorce attorney Gregory W. Cabo, you can rest assured that the legal aspects of your divorce proceeding will be handled responsibly […]Read More »
If you are an executor or a beneficiary to an estate, an Orange County probate law attorney can help you conclude the case more efficiently and effectively than when left up to the court’s process alone. When a person dies, the hope is that he or she leaves behind an appropriate estate plan in place, […]Read More »
As a family law attorney, Orange County’s Gregory Cabo believes clients need to stay informed and engaged throughout the legal process. This approach is one of the big reasons people choose him for their Orange County family attorney. It seems like a simple thing to expect of your legal representative. When you hire an attorney […]Read More »
When you truly need the legal guidance of a family lawyer, it can be difficult to known where to turn to for legal representation. If you are facing a legal separation, dissolution of marriage, child custody case or any other family matter, look for an Orange County family attorney who demonstrates each of the following […]Read More »
An Orange County family attorney has to have broad knowledge of the law to handle cases properly. He must have expertise in divorce and legal separation; child custody and visitation; spousal and child support; and many other areas. Clients choose Gregory W. Cabo because has an in-depth understanding of these legal concerns. His expertise as […]Read More »
Working with a Probate Law Attorney: Orange County Probate Attorney Gregory W. Cabo Discusses the Process and Benefits of Legal Representation
If a family member has passed away and has not left an estate plan, their assets may go through probate. The outcome of this legal process can determine the disposition of the individual’s estate as well as what assets you may receive. If you are involved in a probate case, it’s a good idea to […]Read More »
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Clients seek an Orange County family attorney for many different reasons. Some people need an attorney for preliminary advice about divorce, separation, or dissolution of marriage. Others hire an attorney to represent them for a single hearing related to child or spousal support. Clients may choose an attorney to handle every aspect of their family […]Read More »
When your rights or security are threatened, it may be necessary to take legal action. Orange County restraining order attorney Gregory Cabo advises men and women about their options, helps them to procure orders from the court, and, in cases in which false accusations have been made, defends the innocent from these false allegations. Mr. […]Read More »
Do You Need a Restraining Order Lawyer? Orange County’s Gregory W. Cabo Answers Frequently Asked Questions.
You may have heard the term “restraining order” before, but you may not be familiar with what the order is, when to seek one, or when you should hire a restraining order lawyer. Orange County attorney Gregory W. Cabo provides information below about each of these topics. What Is a Restraining Order and What Does […]Read More »
Probate law deals with some of our most important issues regarding how we honor the memory and wishes of the deceased. However, legal proceedings surrounding this process can become time-consuming and emotionally draining without the right probate law attorney. Orange County residents may find themselves without answers to their biggest concerns. Successors in interest may […]Read More »
As an Orange County family law attorney, Gregory Cabo has represented many clients in their most important legal matters. From divorce to child custody and spousal support to the division of assets, he helps men and women in Southern California understand their rights and secure a better future for themselves and their family. One of […]Read More »
Do You Need a Probate Law Lawyer? Orange County Attorney Gregory W. Cabo Shares Guidelines for Seeking Legal Counsel
When someone passes away and does not have an appropriate estate plan in place, probate administration will usually be handled through California intestacy laws and the Probate Court. The process can be rigorous and time-consuming, but the complexity and length of the case can be limited with the help of a probate law attorney. Orange […]Read More »
Divorce, separation, child support, and child custody issues can cause a lot of anxiety, especially if this is your first time dealing with these issues. With the help of an Orange County family attorney, you’ll be better prepared for the challenges that come with securing your legal rights. As an experienced family law attorney, Orange […]Read More »
Since 2000, The Law Offices of Gregory W. Cabo have provided clients in Orange County and throughout Southern California with sound, confidential and zealous legal representation for all family law matters. Gregory is a results-oriented family law attorney who focuses on both the legal issues and the personal issues that arise from family troubles. By […]Read More »