About This Blog

The blog is written by Emily Doskow, a practicing family law attorney and mediator. Emily is also a Nolo editor and author of Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce and co-author of several Nolo books, including A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples and Do Your Own California Adoption: Nolo’s Guide for Stepparents and Domestic Partners. She specializes in family law, including adoption, parentage issues, domestic partnership formation and dissolution, and divorce. She is a graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.

The opinions expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of Nolo, its clients, or its partners. This blog provides legal information, not advice. Consult a lawyer if you want professional assurance regarding how the law applies to your situation.