Orange County Family Law Firm - Hughes and Hughes

Domestic Violence Resources

Human Options
Provides comprehensive services helping to break the cycle of domestic violence at each stage. Call (877) 854-3594 for a 24-hour bilingual hotline.

Interval House
Crisis shelters for victims of domestic violence. Call (714) 891-8121 for a 24-hour crisis and teen hotline.

Law Help California
Self help resources and court program locator regarding issues of domestic violence.

Women's Transitional Living Center
Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, legal advocacy, and immigration services. Call (714) 992-1931 for a 24-hour bilingual hotline.

Latest News

 Bruce and Lisa Hughes worked with Senator Moorlach for the past year (July 2015-July 2016) on Senate Bill 1255. This bill was important to the citizens of the State of California and ultimately became California Family Code Section 70. This new provision resolved an issue raised by the Supreme Court on the Date of Separation between divorcing parties. The Date of Separationis vitally important as it determines when the marriage ended. This date is used to determine the legnth of marriage for Spousal Support purposes; it is used to calculate the community share of various financial instruments such as bonuses, stock options and retirement accounts. We were very pleased to have initiated this effort and monitored and revised the bill throughout its progress in cooperation with Senator's staff.

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