Our law office practices in all aspects of family law including divorce, legal separation and paternity. At the consultation, we give a legal analysis of the issues with specific techniques and strategies to try and obtain client goals as well as protecting client’s rights. We can run guideline child and spousal support calculations so you have realistic expectations. We will perform and conduct legal research as needed. We prepare the petition and summons and all the initial dissolution pleadings for filing with the San Diego Superior Court. We will assist with the mandatory preliminary declaration of disclosures including the schedule of assets and debts and income and expense declaration. We can prepare pleadings for a default with no agreement, a default with an agreement or an uncontested case as well as litigating as necessary. We assist with filing and proof of service. We can assist with emergency hearings [ex parte] as needed. We also assist with motions for child custody, child visitation, spousal support, alimony, attorney fees, residence exclusion orders and others. We also prepare discovery including written interrogatories, production of documents, subpoena, deposition, request for admissions, request for inspections and others. We assist with preparation for the mandatory family court services mediation since attorneys are not allowed at this proceeding. We negotiate with opposing counsel and/or opposing party to try and settle case if at all possible. We represent clients in family law court in all of the court houses in San Diego County including downtown, Vista, Chula Vista and El Cajon. We can prepare the marriage settlement agreement and judgment pleadings. If needed, we can also schedule a mandatory settlement conference as well as appearing for trial if this is necessary. Our firm assists with the preparation of all pleadings and court appearances as necessary including the family resolution conferences. We also handle post judgment motions including motions for modification of child and spousal support and the parenting plan as well as motions to set aside the judgment and enforcement of the judgment. We can assist with income withholding orders for wage garnishments. We can assist with referrals to experts including forensic CPA’s, child custody evaluators, court reporters, attorney service for filing, vocational evaluators, appeal attorneys as necessary, private Judges, Special Masters, Mediators, Appraisers and 730 Evaluators.
Are you guilty of sneaking in an episode of your favorite binge-watched series without waiting for your partner to watch it with you? If you answered yes, don’t worry, you are not alone.
According to Netflix, this type of cheating is on the rise. Netflix cheating has tripled since 2013. According to company data, 48% of binge-watching couples in the U.S. include at least one partner who has “cheated” on the other. On the positive side, 80% of the cheaters say the cheating was “unplanned” – no premeditated cheating here.
Almost two-thirds of the cheaters in the US claimed they were not able to wait for their partner “due to an uncontrollable desire to find out what’s next”. With shows as juicy as “Orange is the New Black” and “Breaking Bad”, it is easy to understand why some people just can’t wait. Cheating most commonly occurs when the other partner is asleep or at work, but some people confess to sneaking off to another room to watch their favorite show.
How can you check if your partner is Netflix cheating on you? Log in to your shared account and check which episode is up next on the queue. If they’re ahead of the last episode you’ve watched, you know you’re been cheated on.
While Netflix cheating may sound silly and insignificant, it’s important to remember we are in the dawn of the digital age, and marital issues that didn’t exist 20 years ago are now becoming more prevalent. For example, a recent study showed “video games” are increasingly being cited as a reason for divorce.
According to Kimberly Moffit, a relationship expert and psychology doctorate, Netflix cheating. “…can represent a breach of trust, even though it seems small,” she said.
While most people don’t consider Netflix cheating to be as serious as an affair, it does betray a level of trust and can put a strain on a relationship. 22% of couples reported verbal arguments due to Netflix cheating, and 25% of people consider Netflix cheating worse than a flirty text.
So before you stream, think about how this will make your partner feel. Small breaches in trust that may seem insignificant can add up over time and put a real strain on your relationship.
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