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.”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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?”
California has now codified the concept of “Best Interest of the Pet” in Assembly Bill 2274, which came into effect January 1, 2019.
Previously California law generally required that courts divide all “community property” – property acquired during the marriage, including companion animals – that means the pets were treated no differently than inanimate objects like electronics, cars, and furniture. But there is a growing interest to use custodial analysis in determining who should get the family pets in a divorce.Read More “WHO GETS THE DOG? NEW LAW FOR CUSTODY OF PETS DURING DIVORCE”
When a couple chooses to get a divorce with a child custody agreement, the obligation to pay child support is taken very seriously under California law. It is treated notably differently from spousal support. The legal obligation to pay child support extends until the child leads the age of 18, becomes emancipated, or is otherwise self-supporting.Read More “CHILD SUPPORT- CALIFORNIA LAW”
Dividing parenting responsibilities is one of the most significant challenges of getting divorced. One of the first things that have to be determined is whether one parent will have sole custody physical custody of the children, or if custody will be shared between parents, it is essential to note that while each state makes a distinction between physical and legal custody, the applicable laws vary from state to state.Read More “WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PRIMARY PHYSICAL CUSTODY AND SOLE LEGAL CUSTODY OF A CHILD?”
After Benzos the Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner has announced his divorce, what is potentially leading to the costliest divorce settlement in history with $137 billion at stake.