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California Divorces When the Wife is the Breadwinner

The dynamics of traditional marriages have undergone significant changes over the years, with an increasing number of women assuming the role of breadwinners. In California, a state known for its progressive family laws, divorces involving a financially successful wife require a nuanced approach to ensure a fair and equitable resolution for both parties. In this …

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Unmarried? You are Single in the Eyes of the Law in California

As a divorce lawyer practicing in California, it is essential to address a common misconception regarding relationships and legal rights. Many individuals believe that living together for a certain period or presenting themselves as a married couple creates legal obligations similar to those in a formal marriage. However, under California law, there is no recognition …

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California Business Owners who Divorce – Orange County Divorce & Family Law

Divorce can be a complicated and emotional process for anyone, but for California business owners, the stakes can be even higher. Not only are they dealing with the end of their marriage, but they also have to consider the impact it will have on their business. In California, divorce is governed by community property laws, …

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Divorce Attorney or Marriage Counselor: Who Should You Call?

Divorce Attorney or Marriage Counselor: Who Should You Call?  Relationships and marriages go through fights, arguments, and disagreements. When the going gets tough, couples have to face an impossible decision: keep trying or call it quits? Which answers another question- who should you call: a divorce attorney or a marriage counselor? Depending on where the …

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I Was Served With Divorce Papers. What Happens if I Just Do Nothing?

I Was Served With Divorce Papers. What Happens if I Just Do Nothing? Our sympathy for the situation you’re facing but we must warn you that this is a terrible idea! Let’s talk about some of the potential consequences if you do nothing after being served with divorce papers in California. “True Default” Divorce in …

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Five Things To Know Before Getting a Divorce in 2020 – Orange County Divorce and Family Law

Five Things To Know Before Getting an Orange County Divorce in 2020 The holidays are over and a new decade is starting. It’s a fact that new divorce filings slow down during the holidays and rise after the start of a new year as people look to make a fresh start, improve themselves, and in …

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The Financial Mistakes to Avoid During Your California Divorce

Some of the biggest disputes during a California divorce involve finances and money. Former spouses argue over income, marital property, homes, bank accounts, alimony, and child support, just to name a few financial issues that come up during the average California divorce. These issues move money to the forefront of many conversations about divorce, but …

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Grandparents Rights in Southern California Family Law

In the vast majority of cases, the court has a policy of non-interference and respects the rights of parents to decide which family members they allow to see their children. Notwithstanding this, there are rare circumstances where the court may intervene through laws which protect grandparent’s rights and allow for grandparent visitation against the wishes …

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Willful Under or Unemployment During or After a California Divorce

Is Your Spouse or Former Spouse Willfully Under or Unemployed? The biggest factor that determines the amount of money that is awarded as spousal or child is the amount of money earned by the party who is obligated to pay. One dirty trick some try to game the system with is willful unemployment or underemployment. …

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