Archive: September 2000

The Barry Bonds Divorce Case

Published: Wednesday, September 20th, 2000

In Bonds v. Bonds, the California Supreme Court held that the failure of a spouse to secure independent legal representation during negotiations with the spouse who was promoting entry into a prenuptial agreement does not, per se, invalidate the agreement at the time of divorce.

The Shared-Time Payer and Variable Costs

Published: Wednesday, September 6th, 2000

In Randall v. Randall, when a court applies the shared-time formula for child support, it is also required to order the parties to share the variable costs for the children in the same proportion in which they share the children.