Articles by Rick Peticca

Rick Peticca

Rick Peticca is a family lawyer at Shulman Law Firm Professional Corporation.

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The Many Models Of Mediation

Mediation is an important tool in family law, and continues to play an increasing role in the settlement of disputes. What many people do not know, is that there are many different established […]

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Lack of Financial Disclosure Nets Man $10,000 Costs Award Against Him

Recently I wrote about the importance of forthrightness in appearing before, dealing with, and presenting evidence to the court.   In a related vein, it is equally important to provide full financial disclosure to […]

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What Can Happen When You Lie About Being Employed

It is an unspoken principle that family law litigants must be forthright and honest in their dealings with each other, and especially in the evidence they present to the court.  In all too […]

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Never Mind Vacation – What Happens When Family Law Disputes Go Abroad?

Given that it’s the summer travel season, it brings to mind the question of how family law disputes are dealt with when one party has moved to a different jurisdiction.  This arises at […]

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Want to Avoid a Security for Costs Order? Here’s What Not to Do

Last week I wrote about “security for costs” in family law cases.  To continue the theme, I wanted to consider a specific example of the uncommon conduct by a litigant that can prompt […]

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More on Security for Costs – Some Examples

I wrote recently about the concept of “security for costs”, which is a court-ordered monetary amount that must be paid as a prerequisite to a litigant taking any further steps in the proceeding.  […]

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