Disability During Marriage and Spousal Support

Alimony can be a contentious issues among divorcing couples. Who gets what, how often, and for how long are common questions that are asked when the topic of spousal support, or alimony, comes up. In many cases, the dependent spouse, … Continue reading

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Factors Used to Determine Spousal Support

If you are considering filing for divorce in California, or have already begun the process, you may have questions about alimony. Alimony is a husband’s or wife’s court-ordered provision for a spouse after separation or divorce and can be paid … Continue reading

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Factors Used to Determine Spousal Support

If you are considering filing for divorce in California, or have already begun the process, you may have questions about alimony. Alimony is a husband’s or wife’s court-ordered provision for a spouse after separation or divorce and can be paid … Continue reading

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Common Myths About Prenups

Prenups, legally known as premarital agreements, can get a bad rap. Perceived by some as a death knell on the relationship, prenups are agreements signed by the couple prior to marriage that commonly include provisions for the division of property … Continue reading

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Top 11 Reasons A Prenup is Invalid

  If you’ve gone through the trouble of asking your soon-to-be spouse to sign a premarital agreement, also known as a prenup, you want to make sure it will be enforced by the court. Many times, a couple will write … Continue reading

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What to Consider When Dividing Assets in a Divorce

When it comes to dividing assets in a divorce, not all assets are created equal. At least not from an emotional perspective. Often, the process of dividing real property and personal property can be a battle between a divorcing couple. … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and Your Divorce

For some California couples, timing essentially forces them to file for bankruptcy while simultaneously filing for divorce. Generally speaking, both legal processes can be emotionally exhausting and lengthy; and unfortunately, can complicate the other and cause unwanted delays. A family … Continue reading

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Four Tactics Divorcing Spouses Use To Conceal Assets

Sometimes one partner plans for a divorce by engaging in seemingly unscrupulous tactics, such hiding money and other assets from their spouse. This can leave the unsuspecting spouse in a compromised position, one that hinders them from receiving the financial … Continue reading

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Celebrity Prenups

In Hollywood, nothing seems to last forever. Including most stars’ marriages. To protect themselves against a contentious divorce down the road, many A list couples (and other high net worth individuals) sign premarital agreements, otherwise known as prenups. A prenuptial … Continue reading

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