As Published on ABA’s Law Tech Today: The Paper Tiger is an Endangered Species

In ‘The Paper Tiger is an Endangered Species’, an article featured on the American Bar Association’s blog Law Technology Today, family law attorney Peter M. Walzer explains why he took his law firm paperless. According to Peter: “Paper still exists, … Continue reading

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What Child Support Does and Does Not Cover

Many divorced parents who are paying child support complain that the receiving parent spends the money on himself or herself. In order to prevent the receiving parent from personally using the money, it is very common for the parent paying … Continue reading

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6 Finance Tips To Consider During Your Divorce

As many divorcing couples can attest, things can get heated when the topic of dividing money comes up. If you have not protected yourself financially with a properly drafted premarital agreement (prenup) or post-marital agreement, you might be in for … Continue reading

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Types of Divorce in California

If you are considering filing for a divorce in California, an awareness about the types of divorce may be in understanding the process. An experienced divorce lawyer can explain each option to you in further detail and go over which … Continue reading

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What Happens When My Partner Refuses to Sign a Prenup?

Premarital agreements, commonly known as prenups, are contracts a couples enters into prior to marriage or civil union. The content of a prenuptial agreement can vary widely and depends on the individuals, but they commonly include provisions for the division … Continue reading

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Financial Conversations Every Newlywed Couple Should Have

Before you head down the aisle, it might be helpful to consider one of the most common reasons couples fight (finances!) and how you can easily avoid that trap.  Many couples, married or not, are just not comfortable discussing their … Continue reading

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Paying a Spousal/Partner Support Order

Spousal or partner support orders direct one spouse/partner to pay the other spouse/partner a specified amount periodically for a fixed duration of time. In California, the duration of support is often dependent on the duration of the relationship. The court … Continue reading

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Are Retirement Plans Community Property?

Like earnings, retirement benefits are considered a form of employment compensation. In a community property state such as California, the community earns an interest in retirement benefits. Upon a California divorce, and outside an premarital or postmarital agreement to the … Continue reading

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Military Divorce in California

Unlike standard family law cases, military divorces in California have a few different rules and stipulations, which include residency requirements and the process of serving papers. Additionally, military divorces must also comply with military rules and regulations and the division … Continue reading

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