GMSR has an enviable record of success on appeal. For your convenience, the firm has provided a simple search tool for guests and clients to search that record.

20 Case Results

In re Marriage of Saab and Zagorsky (Apr. 24, 2024, A166160) 2024 WL 1756082

Court of Appeal affirms family court decision based on fundamental appellate rules

Johnston-Rossi v. Rossi (2023) 88 Cal.App.5th 1081

Court of Appeal reverses custody order barring GMSR client from contacting her children while they attend an intensive family reunification program

Jolie v. Superior Court (2021) 66 Cal.App.5th 1025

Court of Appeal rules for GMSR client Angelina Jolie, holding that a private judge violated a continuing obligation to disclose new matters involving counsel representing Jolie’s ex-husband Brad Pitt

In re Marriage of DeSouza (2020) 54 Cal.App.5th 25

The trial court’s finding that an ex-husband breached his fiduciary duty by failing to disclose material information about his bitcoin investments to his ex-wife was supported by substantial evidence

In re Marriage of Liu (Jan. 28, 2020, A155732) 2020 WL 477616

Court of Appeal adopts GMSR’s arguments and rejects challenge to marital settlement agreement

In re Marriage of Wendelburg (Dec. 20, 2017, B270355) 2017 WL 6505343

Court of Appeal holds that spouse’s shares in corporation are separate property because acquired by gift

In re Marriage of Reyes (Nov. 12, 2015, B254046, B254253, B255133, B255276) 2015 WL 7066473 [nonpublished opinion]

In this marital dissolution proceeding, the parties stipulated to having a temporary judge (a retired judge appointed under Cal. Const., art. VI, § 21) issue a judgment composed of two documents: A “Judgment” of dissolution and a simultaneously-executed “Further Judgment” detailing the resolution of property

In re Marriage of Ziman (Oct. 16, 2015, B252042) 2015 WL 6122259 [nonpublished opinion]

Husband, GMSR’s client, entered the marriage with $16 million in separate property investments. The couple spent the first six years of the marriage living primarily off Husband’s separate property, acting as philanthropists and incurring annual community-property deficits of between $250,000 and $500,000. In the meantime,

In re Marriage of Jones (Jan. 10, 2014, No. G047724) 2014 WL 92790 [nonpublished opinion]

Wife petitioned to dissolve her marriage to husband, GMSR’s client. Husband wanted to remarry, but the dissolution proceedings bogged down in disputes over financial matters. The trial court granted a “status only” judgment dissolving the marriage pending resolution of financial matters, imposing numerous conditions to

In re Marriage of Armour and Ritter (Aug. 3, 2010, B218221) 2010 WL 3008019 [nonpublished opinion]

A wife in a marital dissolution proceeding incurred almost $700,000 in attorney’s fees litigating whether the confidential documents of her husband’s employer, which the spouses had used in litigating property division, should be sealed or publicly disclosed. After winning an appeal reversing an initial sealing