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Gerald Maggio Honored As “Attorney of Distinction” In Orange Coast Magazine

Gerald “Gerry” Maggio and The Maggio Law Firm have been recognized as “Attorneys of Distinction” in the November 2018 Edition of Orange Coast Magazine. Entitled “A Collaborative Effort in Divorce and Family Law Matters,” the featured article explores Maggio’s reputation for providing strong yet compassionate representation while seeking reasonable resolutions and the best possible outcome…

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Importance of Honoring Visitation and Custody Rights

Custody and visitation are constant points of contention between separated and divorced couples with kids. It is very rare that these processes go smoothly in the event of a divorce and lack of a premarital agreement. What is the difference between custody and visitation rights? Why is it important to honor these rights to the…

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Helping Your Children Handle the Changes During Divorce

Divorce is not easy for anyone. Everyone in the family is affected; parents and children. The family dynamic experiences great change and with this change comes a sense of loss and anxiety. Parents going through divorce know this and often ask how they can best help their kids work through their emotions during and after…

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What Does it Mean to Have an Uncontested Divorce?

When you and your spouse agree on how to resolve all of your divorce-related issues, you can pursue an uncontested divorce. It is often the simplest type of divorce proceeding. If you are planning to pursue an uncontested divorce, make sure that you have discussed and are able to reach an agreement on all of…

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Gerald Maggio Recognized in the Attorney Journal – Orange County Edition 2018

We’re pleased to announce that Gerry Maggio, who is the owner of The Maggio Law Firm, was named the “Attorney of the Month” by the Attorney Journal – Orange County Edition. Mr. Maggio was chosen for the Attorney of the Month Award based on a combination of factors, including professional achievement, commitment to the local…

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Can One Spouse Ask The Other To Pay Lawyer Fees In A Divorce?

Multiple situations can arise when a court judge can order one spouse to pay the lawyer’s fees of the other spouse. A domestic partner or spouse can request this in the beginning of a legal separation or divorce. This can be applied to other family cases as well. The court can ask one spouse to…

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Steps To Take In Getting Legally Separated From Your Spouse

Safety is one of the prime concerns for you while you contemplate a separation from your spouse. When you have sufficient reasons to believe that your spouse may respond in a physically or verbally abusive manner, it makes sense to have a proper legal and support structure in place. Read on to know the steps…

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What Family Courts Consider In Ordering Spousal Support

Ever wondered how a court determines how much alimony should be awarded to a spouse after divorce?  Here’s some information in response to that question. Ability of the spouse to earn is considered by courts while determining alimony The court takes into account the earning ability of both the spouses while ascertaining whether alimony should…

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How To Deal With A Pending Divorce While Being Pregnant

The relationship between couples may not be the same always.  Things can change where once souses were madly in love with one another and later  they hate the sight of each other. And if the wife is pregnant amidst all these turmoil and heart breaks, a wife can be in quite an undesirable situation. Irrespective…

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Understanding That Divorce Can Still Impact Adult Children

It is often natural for many divorced parents to assume their decision to divorce has not affected their adult children since they are grown up now and hands-on parenting days are not needed anymore. Many parents make the mistake of thinking that their grown up kids are better equipped to rationalize or handle their situations…

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How to Spend Quality Time with Your Kids After Getting Divorced

The quality of the relationship that you share with your children after divorcing your spouse can take a back seat due to the daily grind. You could be running from pillar to post every morning so that your kids can reach school on time, trying to put everybody into their beds or scratching your head…

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