Section Family Law


The Family Law Section provides attorneys Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and updates on procedure, support, tax considerations, community property, and the legal and psychological aspects of child custody. The Section maintains an ongoing liaison with the bench, legal aid and family law providers in the Marin County.

Section Chairs

John Brekhus
415 419 7810
jbrekhus@marinattorney.net

Abby Lucha
415 492 9230
alucha@faclc.org

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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Editor's Introduction
Aug 03, 2017
By Robert Rosborough

Welcome to our August Marin Lawyer. Many of us might be found in exotic locales this time of year; I am often in Marfa, Texas, which no doubt is exotic to many of you (I guess the mountains of the Chihuahuan Desert could count as exotic.) But thanks to the wonders of the internet and email, the Marin Lawyer is still available to all of us.

Aug 03, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong, Executive Director

Would you like to be part of the Marin County Bar Association leadership team? MCBA wants you to apply for an Officer or Board position. Board service is a unique opportunity to give back to your community, hone your leadership skills, and work with fellow board members to deliver valuable benefits to our member organization.

June Meeting Recap
Jul 03, 2017
By Dotty LeMieux

“There hasn’t been a lower output for the U.S. Supreme Court since 1865,” Hastings Law Professor Rory Little told the sold-out crowd at the annual Supreme Court review membership luncheon on June 28. So began a lively look at the recently-ended term of a Supreme Court . . .

Jul 03, 2017
By Romy Taubman

This article explores issues that I have seen in my own life, and with my clients, regarding the pros and cons of the smartphone as it relates to custody. It proposes that parents discuss parameters for how digital communication will be used on each parent’s custody time.

Jun 30, 2017
By Tim Nardell

Difficult times in our nation’s political life make for interesting questions in constitutional law. Before this past November, who had even heard of the Emoluments Clause or given any thought to the 25th Amendment to the Constitution? In no particular order, with no particular emphasis, here is a handy overview.

NONPROFIT PROFILE
Jun 29, 2017
By Dotty LeMieux

The California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) is dedicated to protecting the rights of older Americans. Its efforts range from advocating for affordable housing and maintaining Social Security and Medicare, to educating seniors to know and assert their rights such as when hospitalized.