Family Law Around the World — June 19, 2014

On Thursday, June 19, 2014, family law attorney Peter M. Walzer will be presenting to his fellow attorneys at the Beverly Hills Bar Association on the issue of ‘Family Law Around the World.’ Addressing what happens when a divorcing couple … Continue reading

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What is a Temporary Court Order?

In some cases, even though a couple has decided to end their marriage, the time between when the decision has been made and when the courts make it official can be lengthy. During this time, significant issues (such as the … Continue reading

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Factors Courts Consider When Determining Child Custody in California

Child custody is often one of the most hotly-contested issues amongst a divorcing couple. In the ‘old days’, custody was almost always awarded to the mother, who had the primary responsibility of raising the children during the marriage. Times, however, … Continue reading

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Determining the Date of Separation in California Divorces

If you are considering filing for divorce in California, or filing for legal separation, you may be wondering if it matters what date you choose to actually ‘separate’ from your spouse. As an experienced family lawyer in Los Angeles will … Continue reading

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AAML/AAICPA Conference April 23-25, 2014

Top Attorneys and CPAs will convene at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas for the AAML/AAICPA Conference on Divorce on April 24 and 25th.  At this conference, Don DeGrazia, CPA, and I will be talking on the subject of Divorce … Continue reading

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Paying for Your Child’s College After a Divorce

A divorce can be a stressful, emotional time. If you have children from the marriage, the concepts of child support and child custody often add an additional strain, especially if you want to ensure that regardless of what goes on … Continue reading

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Peter Walzer to Speak at AICPA/AAML Conference on Divorce (April 23 -25, 2014)

Peter M. Walzer, experienced family lawyer and seasoned public speaker, will be presenting on ‘Simple Answers to Complex Divorce Tax Issues’, along with Don DeGrazia, CPA, at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). … Continue reading

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Determining Child Support Payments in California

If you are going through a divorce in California, or considering filing for divorce, and you have children from the marriage, you may be wondering about the cost of child support and whether or not you are even required to … Continue reading

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Determining Spousal Support in a California Divorce

What is spousal support? When a couple legally separates or divorces in California, the court may order one spouse or domestic partner to pay the other a certain amount of support money each month. This is called “spousal support” for … Continue reading

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Balancing Business Interests and Fiduciary Duties in a Divorce

Sometimes, a divorced couple is required to maintain a professional relationship long after their personal relationship has ended. So how do former spouses who are still involved in managing a business balance the required business interests and fiduciary duties?  What … Continue reading

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