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Types of Child Custody

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Life After Divorce – Let The Healing Begin

Divorce Attorney, Mediator, Collaborative Divorce Lawyer: Serving Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and all areas surrounding the Conejo Valley

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Determining Alimony or Spousal Support in Divorce

Spousal support is an integral part of the divorce settlement. As a rule of thumb, the courts’ approach to alimony is straightforward: What is the need of the party seeking support and does it match up with the other party’s ability to pay? Ventura County courts look at a variety of factors in determining alimony payments and the term of spousal support. These factors include:

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Legal Separation vs. Divorce

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between legal separation and divorce? California state law is specific in regard to divorce and legal separation. In California, it take six months to become divorced. A legal separation is the filing of court documents that can immediately affect almost every legal aspect of your marriage: division of property, alimony, child support, child custody, etc – but there are several significant differences from a divorce. The most important differences are that both spouses must agree to a legal separation and many legal obligations will remain in place although you are no longer living as a married couple. Reasons a legal separation may be preferred over a divorce:

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“What I liked most was he listened to me”

After my ex-spouse made a custody change without discussing with me, I contacted Mr. Pokras. He immediately understood the urgency of my case, had paperwork complete the same night…

Chuck, Ventura County

“With his sincere compassion for me as a person, he shattered the perceived mold of a typical lawyer”

He was highly professional, remarkably proficient in the law and all its nuances, and persistently resolved in achieving what was equitable with incredibly creativeness, especially in the courtroom…

Sandy, Ventura County

“He was an engaged advocate committed to protecting my position throughout”

My experience with Barton Pokras started out great and just got better! At the outset, he was able to put me at ease during a very difficult divorce process. His expertise was evident immediately. His measured, consistent, calm approach finally won the day...

Peter, Ventura County

“Barton is a wonderful human being to have in your corner through a tumultuous and emotional divorce proceeding”

Before hiring Barton I asked him to keep the focus on my daughter's future interests, and not get distracted by the emotional roller coaster. He did just that!

D.C., Ventura County

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Serving clients throughout Ventura County and Southern California, including Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Oxnard,
Camarillo, Newbury Park, Ojai, Fillmore, Santa Paula, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Woodland Hills, Encino and Malibu

Ventura Office

1198 Navigator Drive #20
Ventura, CA 93001
Phone: 805-477-0505

Fax: 805-676-1481
Email: Barton@PokrasLaw.com

Westlake Village Office

3075 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone: 805-477-0505

Fax: 805-676-1481
Email: Barton@PokrasLaw.com