Articles By Gregory W. Herring


The Further Expansion – and Assertion of — “Guardrails” to California’s Notions of “Domestic Violence” in Family Law

The Legislature Tightens DV/Custody Crossover Procedures in “Recommending” Jurisdictions Like Ventura County (2020)

Trust but Securitize (2020)

The Forum Non Conveniens Defense in Family Law Litigation (2019)

Through AB 2044, The Legislature Enhances Child Custody Protections in Cases Involving Domestic Violence

Advise Your Clients Now about New Family Law Considerations under the 2018 Tax Law (2018)

Ethical and other Issues Concerning Technology and Your Law Practice (2018)

Mediation Twenty Years Later: A Cautionary Story and Proposed Reforms (2017)

“Disruptive Change” Needed Toward E-Discovery Competence(2016)

The State Bar Issues Welcome ESI/E-Discovery Guidelines (2015)

Marriage of Winternitz Reminds that Experts Require Active Handling (2015)

The Fair Treatment of ‘Out Spouses’ in Family Business Buy-outs (2014)

Personal Information, Privacy and Related Concerns (2013)

Can a California FLARPL be avoided by a Debtor in Bankruptcy? (2011)

When ‘Guideline’ Child Support is Too Much: Extraordinary High Earners and ‘The Dick Wolf Exception’” (2010)

Who Gets the Baby? (The Family Business that is!) (2010)

Jamie McCourt, Meet Jill Friedman: Post-marital Agreements and the Dodgers (2009)

Extortion – Free Attorneys’ Liens in Family Law Cases” (2009)

There ought to be a Law… or Not (the legislative process and AB612 re: “Parental Alienation Syndrome) (2009)

Elkins Redux (2009)

In Elkins v Superior Court, The California Supreme Court Demands Due Process And Justice, Not Just Expediency, In The Family Law Courts (2007)

Transmutation Landmine: Marriage of Starkman’s Questionable Application of the MacDonald Test and Failure to Acknowledge the Possibility of “Estate Planning Transmutations” under Federal Tax Law” (2006)

What Words Don’t You Understand – – Fiduciary or Duty? In Amending Family Code Section 721, The Legislature Gives Unhappy Couples One More Thing to Fight About (2002)

What Every Attorney Should Know about Newly Amended Family Code Section 721 (2002)

Gone Surfin: Ventura County’s Eclectic Collection Of Lawyers Who Surf

Lawsuit of the ‘Jungle’


Gregory W. Herring
Certified Specialist, Family Law
The California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California
Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers
Writer’s direct email: [email protected]