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Why I Cannot Get Myself to Seek Judicial Office

On April 9, 2019, I received a phone call from a judge, advising me that he and his colleagues were compiling a list of names of individuals they recommend for judicial appointment to send to Governor Newsom. It would be disingenuous of me to deny that I was incredibly ...

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  • Commentary on "The Dad Dilemma: Lisa Ling meets up with dads on the losing side of custody battles."

    Earlier this month, CNN aired The Dad Dilemma. Lisa Ling meets up with dads on the losing side of custody battles . While I believe that the program ...

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  • A Seminar On The Dangers Of Dating Single Mothers

    This morning, I watched a four minute video of Richard Cooper presenting on " the Dangers of Dating Single Mothers . " According to the site, Cooper ...

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  • Start Protecting The Public Before Raising State Bar Fees

    This morning, I read an article published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on March 16, 2018 titled Appellate justice recommends increase in State Bar ...

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    Imagine particular dates and holidays that bring you joy and that you associate with romance and pleasant memories. Now, imagine how you would feel if ...

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  • Why Do People Encourage Conflict Escalation?

    On July 10, 2016, I fainted after injuring my back while working out at the gym. On January 11, 2017, I underwent back surgery, which was a complete ...

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    Someone recently posted the following comment in an online support group: “My biggest issue is trying to share custody of my kids with my ex who is ...

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    If, as a result of age or otherwise, you were asked to do any of the following, what feelings and emotions might you experience? Stop driving; Stop ...

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  • Children Aren't Possessions To Be Divided

    I recently read the following post on Facebook: “Desperate for advice: My current custody arrangement is 50/50. Her dad has her Mon-Wed and every ...

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  • I Am Looking To Get Sole Custody of My Son

    The following is an inquiry that was just posted on Lawyer.com and an example of the kind of thinking that tends to harm children: "I need a lawyer ...

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