When it comes to domestic violence, “gaslighting” has become increasingly popular term in California. Gaslighting is one form of emotional abuse recognized in the state, but understanding what it means requires a short primer in the performing arts.  According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, the concept of gaslighting comes from the 1938 play “Gaslight,” by Patrick Hamilton, in which a husband…

What is “gaslighting”?

When it comes to domestic violence, “gaslighting” has become increasingly popular term in California. Gaslighting is one form of emotional abuse recognized in the state, but understanding what it means requires a short primer in the performing arts.  According to the...

What to do with your 401k?

As you enter into your divorce proceedings in Sacramento, you should prepare to encounter at least a few surprises. Many feel as though they understand everything they could encounter when working through their divorce, yet the complexities of the process will almost...

Should you get a prenup?

More California residents these days consider signing a prenuptial agreement before marriage. They are commonly known as prenups. These agreements help preserve a person's property in the event of a divorce. Though once viewed as a tool for the wealthy, views on...

How do you establish paternity?

Why should fathers in California care about establishing paternity? For some, this is an easy question to answer. For others, the answer may not come as fast. In any case, you may find it important to understand how to establish paternity.  VeryWell Family looks...