Domestic abuse is, unfortunately, taking place all around us and yet very few of us will be aware of it happening to our friends or family as it usually occurs behind closed doors. For many divorce solicitors, this therefore means that some of our clients will be victims of domestic violence but may not openly speak about it.Read More “Domestic Abuse and Divorce”
December 6, 2019
When there are a lot of assets, such as in high net worth marriages, that need to be decided on in divorce, it’s important to remember the tax repercussions that can follow those decisions. You’ll want to make sure you have a complete understanding of how new laws will effect your tax filing.Read More “Taxes and Divorce”
November 6, 2019
An annulment of Marriage does not have the same effects as a divorce; since an annulment is the virtual wiping away of a marriage from history. After an annulment, it is as if the marriage never occurred in the court’s eyes. You will no longer have the presumption of paternity over children conceived during the marriage or have the right to demand child support from a spouse.
November 6, 2019
Divorce comes from the uncertainty over what the future will bring, especially about money. It’s not uncommon for a lower-earning spouse to receive inadequate financial support in the early phases of separation.
Alimony is designed to keep the lower-earning spouse at a standard of living similar to when they were married.Read More “ALIMONY DURING DIVORCE”
October 25, 2019
Breast Cancer Awareness month is a worldwide annual campaign that takes place during the month of October, involving thousands of organizations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education, and research.Read More “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.”
October 25, 2019
For civilian marriages, the chances of a divorce are about 50 percent for a first marriage, but for military marriages, the divorce rate is said to be even higher. Why are service members at such a high risk of divorce? Much of it has to do with extended periods of time these couples can be separated. When spouses are separated for months at a time, they are at a higher risk of “disconnecting,” but another issue is the increased chance of infidelity on either spouse’s part. Although the procedures for military and civilian divorces are the same, there are some unique conditions that you’ll need to be aware of when divorcing an active duty military spouse.Read More “FILING A MILITARY DIVORCE IN CALIFORNIA”
September 20, 2019
If a child is born out of wedlock, or the mother’s husband is not the father; establishing paternity can have a significant impact on custody, visitation rights, and child support obligations. While many parents choose to establish paternity voluntarily, it is sometimes necessary to obtain a court order.Read More “Ask for a Paternity”
September 6, 2019
In recent years, we have seen a significant increase in the number of engaged couples deciding to conclude premarital agreements. Also called a prenuptial agreement, these agreements are contracts between future spouses who are thinking about getting married.Read More “International Prenuptial Agreement”
August 24, 2019
At the termination of a marriage, the parties must divide property acquired during that marriage. Often this process is simple. On other occasions, however, this process is complex.Read More “California Property Division”
June 20, 2019
MY SOON TO BE EX- SPOUSE AND I LIVE IN DIFFERENT STATES. WHO GETS TO DECIDE WHERE THE DIVORCE WILL OCCUR?
Getting divorced while you and your spouse live in different states is a bit more complicated than getting divorced when you live in the same community. Many issues can come up. Can you go through the process in California? Who gets to decide where the divorce will occur?Read More “MY SOON TO BE EX- SPOUSE AND I LIVE IN DIFFERENT STATES. WHO GETS TO DECIDE WHERE THE DIVORCE WILL OCCUR?”