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WOMEN IN LAW feature Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Family Law - There are two sides to every story. What matters is who tells yours

August 31st, 2020

Orange County, CA - Women in law magazine profiles seven of our renowned attorneys at Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM)

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CSQ Magazine

May 4th, 2020

Making Lemonade out of Lemons: The Triumph of a Positive Attitude

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Two Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Family Law Attorneys Named as Top Women Attorneys

April 28, 2020

Premier Los Angeles family law firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers announced today that Founding Partners Dana Lowy and Doreen Marie Olson were selected as honorees in today’s Los Angeles Business Journal special supplement recognizing the city’s most influential women attorneys.

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Daily Journal

Consider student loans when calculating child support. In classic college comedies like "Animal House," the most significant cost associated with higher education was incurred by the liver.

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Exit Coach Radio

Marc Garelick, Partner with Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP, specializes in #FamilyLaw and Divorce litigation. Today, he discusses what is happening with the current status of Court cases due to #Covid19 and alternatives when your issues are urgent.

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Orange Coast Magazine

November 2019

Lawyers of Distinction

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CSQ Magazine

Fall 2019

“Breaking Up is Hard to Do,”

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U.S. News

November 1, 2019

Family Law Firm Meyer Olson Lowy & Meyers Named to 2020 Best Law Firms by U.S. News

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Los Angeles Business Journal

October 14, 2019

MOLM’s Lisa Helfend Meyer Nominated as a Leader in Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal

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2020 Super Lawyers

September 3, 2019

Six Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Partners Named 2020 Super Lawyers

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Los Angeles Daily Journal

August 22, 2019

“Shared kids and DVROs can put parties in a precarious position,”

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Los Angeles Daily Journal

August 15, 2019

“Ready to Talk”

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Attorney at Law Magazine

July 11, 2019

“It's a Woman's World,”

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CSQ Magazine

Summer 2019

“Adversity: I Will Survive,”

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Daily Journal

June 19, 2018

“Strategic decisions to minimize risks in domestic violence actions,”

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Los Angeles Daily Journal

May 28, 2018

“Is this a domestic violence case?,”

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Los Angeles Daily Journal

April 9, 2019

Felicia Meyers Among Los Angeles’ Most Influential Women Attorneys

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Bustle

December 27, 2018

7 Things No One Ever Told You About The Last Straw Before Divorce MOLM Partner Benjamin Valencia and relationship experts discuss the issues that can build up over time that can culminate in a “last straw” situation that puts a marriage at risk.

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Fatherly

October 9, 2018

Divorce is contagious, studies suggest, and having a close friend who is divorced increases your risk of ending your marriage. MOLM Partner Craig Pedersen discusses the impact of having a divorce friend on people contemplating divorce.

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Fatherly

October 1, 2018

The one thing people never realize about divorce. MOLM Partner Benjamin Valencia explains one of the major divorce surprises people don’t anticipate.

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Considerable

July 29, 2018

Saying “I do” again? Make sure your kids don’t get screwed financially. MOLM Partner Benjamin Valencia explains the value of prenuptial agreements in second marriages.

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Fatherly

July 19, 2018

Throughout a divorce, your attorney will be your advisor, spokesperson, negotiator, and trusted confidant. MOLM partner Benjamin Valencia contributes tips on selecting the right divorce attorney to Fatherly.

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Fatherly

July 13, 2018

MOLM partners Benjamin Valencia and Craig Peterson offer advice on how to tell your partner you want a divorce.

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Fatherly

June 22, 2018

MOLM Partner Benjamin Valencia II explains why it’s always a bad idea to hide money or assets when going through a divorce.

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Fatherly

June 14, 2018

You and your spouse have agreed to co-parent, but his or her behavior is creating a toxic environment. MOLM Partner Benjamin Valencia II and other relationship experts discuss how much is too much.

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Los Angeles Business Journal

April 16, 2018

MOLM partners Dana Lowy and Anne Slusser are profiled in Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual Most Influential Women Attorney’s supplement.

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Best Life

February 5, 2018

40 Relationship Tips That Are Actually Terrible

When things get tough in a relationship (or on the dating scene), it’s natural to seek out the advice of friends, family, and even experts. Unfortunately, not all love advice is created equal, and some of the most frequently-mentioned recommendations could potentially do more harm than good.

These are the little bits of “wisdom” relationship pros including MOLM’s Lisa Helfend Meyer’s wish people would stop listening to immediately.

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Super Lawyers

February 1, 2018

X-TRACURRICULARS MOLM Partner Lisa Helfend Meyer is profiled among three attorneys who decompress by revving up

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HuffPost

January 23, 2018

9 Questions to Ask on a First Date, According to Divorce Lawyers Avoid a bad end by asking the right questions at the start.

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Los Angeles Business Journal

January 22, 2018

MOLM partner Doreen Marie Olson is profiled in Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual Most Influential Minority Attorneys supplement.

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Bustle

January 12, 2018

11 Excuses Cheaters Will Make That You Shouldn’t Believe “Sorry, my phone’s been dead the entire day.” “I don’t know her.” “Will you relax? Nothing’s going on. We just work together.” If you’ve been cheated on, you might’ve heard a variation of these excuses used more than once before. Relationship experts including MOLM’s Lisa Helfend Meyer reveal excuses cheaters will make that you really shouldn’t believe.

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Fatherly

January 8, 2018

5 Custody-Battle Mistakes Fathers Need to Avoid During custody hearings, every move that both spouses make is intensely scrutinized, both by the courts and the other party’s attorneys. As a result, fathers need to be especially cautious about what they say and do.

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Fatherly

January 4, 2018

10 Things To Never Stay When Arguing With Your Spouse When a disagreement spirals into a full-blown brawl, there are certain phrases you need to avoid. These ten should never be spoken.

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Fatherly

December 7, 2017

Advice for Co-parenting Successfully During the Holidays. When you and your ex are splitting the duties during this crazy season, things can get messy. Here are some tips to try and keep everything as merry as possible.

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Fatherly

November 21, 2017

5 Tips for Dads Facing Custody Battles. A divorce lawyer offered up a few useful tips to help making navigating the minefield of custody battles a little less treacherous.

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Healthy Way

September 19, 2017

5 Conversations All Couples Should Have Before Having Kids, According To 6 Therapists (And A Lawyer). Ready to start a family? Not so fast. Make sure you’re on the same page with your partner before having kids.

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Marriage.com

September 6, 2017

Need to Fast Track Your Divorce? Consider a Private Judge. There’s no way to deny or avoid the reality that a high conflict divorce can be emotionally and physically draining. Other than hiring a good therapist and practicing daily meditation and yoga, there’s not a lot you can do about that. However, there is something you can do about draining your financial resources and wasting your valuable time during the process of divorce: hiring a private judge.

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Woman’s Day

June 26, 2017

15 Signs Divorce Isn’t in Your Cards, According to Divorce Lawyers. If you think your marriage is over, consider these relationship cues first.

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Los Angeles Business Journal

April 24, 2017

Three Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers partners — Lisa Helfend Meyer, Doreen Olson and Felicia Meyers — have been named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2017 Most Influential Women Lawyers in Los Angeles list.

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Daily Commerce

April 3, 2017

Los Angeles-based family law firm. Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP added two new associates, Devan M. Grossblatt and Brittany Dyok Swanson, to its roster, which now totals 21 attorneys.

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Century City-Westwood News

March 21, 2017

Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers is the only family law firm to have made the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of the largest firms in the county.

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Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law

February 14, 2017

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law has honored MOLM associate Devan Grossblatt with its 2016 New Volunteer of the Year Award. With the help of volunteers, the Center provides free family law assistance and legal education to the poor.

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SheKnows

February 10, 2016

4 Conversations You Need To Have Before You Say “I Do”

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Wall Street Journal

October 1, 2014

Best Lawyers: Cover Story

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Babble.com

March 25, 2014

“How To Destroy Your Marriage In 8 Easy Steps”

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Glamour

March 8, 2013

About You: Your Love Life, Your Work Life, Your Life Life

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KFWB “Money 101”

August 1, 2012

The cost of divorce

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NBC Nightly News

July 10, 2012

Coverage of Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes divorce.

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Today

July 9, 2012

Coverage of Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes divorce.

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Entertainment Tonight

July 9, 2012

Coverage of Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes divorce.

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Washington Post/Associated Press

October 18, 2011

McCourts reach settlement in divorce case, to take on MLB with hopes of retaining LA Dodgers.

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KTLA News

October 17, 2011

Coverage of McCourt divorce.

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Extra

July 6, 2011

Coverage of Maria Shriver/Arnold Schwarzenegger divorce.

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Marie Claire

April 19, 2011

The Controversial Rise in Manimony Women have worked so hard to get this far and make some serious cash — so why should they have to pay alimony to their exes?

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Los Angeles Times

January 24, 2011

Disabled mother battling for visitation rights gets precious time with her kids Abbie Dorn is confined to a wheelchair and hasn’t held her triplets since the day they were born. Last month her children, who live in L.A., spent time with her in South Carolina.

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Good Morning America

April 14, 2010

Coverage of landmark Abbie Cohen Dorn child visitation case.

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Marc H. Garelick Named a Partner at Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers

February 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM) today announced that Marc H. Garelick has been made a partner at the Southern California-based family law firm. Garelick, who began his legal career at MOLM’s Century City office, was tapped to open

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Lisa Helfend Meyer has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating – the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® – for 25 Consecutive Years

August 1, 2017

Los Angeles, CA – Renowned family law attorney, Lisa Helfend Meyer has achieved the distinction of receiving the AV Preeminent® Rating — the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell® — for 25 consecutive years. Meyer, who is founding partner of the Los Angeles-based firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP (MOLM), first achieved this prestigious rating, which recognizes both ethical standards and legal ability, in 1992.

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Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, Sole Family Law Firm Name to “Los Angeles Business Journal” Annual List of Largest Law Firms

March 31, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP (MOLM) has the distinction of being the only family law firm included in the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) 2017 list of the county’s largest law firms. MOLM employs 21 attorneys, all of whom practice family law exclusively.

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Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Receives “Outstanding Law Firm” Award at Southwestern Law School Alumni Awards Gala

March 15, 2017

LOS ANGELES – Southwestern Law School honored Los Angeles-based family law firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP (MOLM) at its 28th Annual Alumni Awards Gala on March 9, 2017 at the California Science Center. MOLM received the “Outstanding Law Firm” award for its enduring commitment to hiring, mentoring, and advancing Southwestern graduates.

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Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Welcomes Devan M. Grossblatt and Brittany Dyok Swanson as Associates

March 7, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles-based family law firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP (MOLM) has added two new associates — Devan M. Grossblatt and Brittany Dyok Swanson — to its roster, which now totals 21 attorneys.

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Five Partners at Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers are Named 2017 Super Lawyers

February 3, 2017

Los Angeles-based family law firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM) today announced that five of its partners – Lisa Helfend Meyer, Doreen Marie Olson, Dana Lowy, Felicia R. Meyers and Craig S. Pedersen — have been selected to the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list.

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Craig S. Pedersen Named A Partner at Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers

January 9, 2017

LOS ANGELES – Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM) today announced that Craig S. Pedersen has been made a partner at the Century City-based family law firm. Pedersen, who joined MOLM in 2013, has practiced family law for more than 20 years. At MOLM, he specializes in all aspects of family law with a focus on high net worth divorce, high conflict custody cases, paternity matters and post-judgment litigation.

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Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Partner Benjamin Valencia II Becomes Board Certified As A Family Law Specialist

December 21, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM) proudly announces that partner, Benjamin Valencia II, has been certified as a Family Law Specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. Just 0.55 percent of the State’s more than 260,000 attorneys have achieved this prestigious distinction, which requires successfully completing a demanding specialists’ examination and demonstrating substantial experience including courtroom experience, continuing legal education and peer recognition.

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Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers Now Serves Clients From Two Offices With Opening Of New Location In Irvine

April 10, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. – Century City-based family law firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM) continues to grow its practice with the opening this month of a second office located in Irvine, Calif. The female-owned firm, which has specialized in high-net worth and complex family law cases for more than 20 years, established the Irvine office to enable its team of attorneys to more closely connect with the growing number of clients it represents from Orange and San Diego Counties.

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Family Law Firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers in Growth Mode with Two New Partners and Office Expansion

LOS ANGELES (February 6, 2012) – Leading family law firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM) continues to grow its practice with the promotion of Anne N. Slusser and Benjamin Valencia II to partners. During their tenure with MOLM, Slusser and Valencia have

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MEYER, OLSON, LOWY AND MEYERS: THE PRE-EMINENT FEMALE-OWNED FAMILY LAW FIRM IN THE U.S.

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