DIVORCE AFTER FINDING OUT ABOUT ONLINE CHEATING

There has been many hacks online to websites that cheaters use to find partners other than who they are married to or committed to. The recent hack on Ashley Madison is one of many hack to expose the information of cheaters online. Before that hack AdultFriendfinder was also hacked but to a smaller degree. Here…

IS YOUR SPOUSE HIDING ASSETS DURING DIVORCE?

California is a community divorce state, which means that you are entitled to half of all of the income and assets you and your spouse accumulated during the marriage. It doesn’t matter if you spouse made a lot more money than you or you didn’t work. Some spouses try to cheat this system by hiding…

IS YOUR EX HIDING ASSETS AT WORK?

Many divorces are contentious and highly emotional experiences. If your partner feels especially aggrieved, he or she may try to hide assets in order to limit what you can seek as part of the divorce settlement. Sometimes, maneuvers to hide assets can be blatant, like giving money to family members as a “gift,” with the…

CAN CHILDREN DECIDE WHICH PARENT THEY LIVE WITH AFTER A DIVORCE?

Child custody is often the most contentious part of any divorce, especially if both parents want primary custody of their children. What about the child’s opinion? Does that matter when determining child custody? If you cannot negotiate a child custody plan with your ex-spouse out of court, then you will have to go to a…

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO DIVORCE, DON’T GIVE UP YOUR ROUTINES WITH YOUR CHILDREN

One of the most contentious parts of any divorce is determining child custody. If you and your ex-spouse can’t come to an agreement, then you may need to go to court and ask a judge to determine a fair custody arrangement. In these types of situations, it is extremely important that you understand a judge’s…

DOES DIVORCE REQUIRE COOPERATION IN CALIFORNIA?

Since you’ve probably tried counseling, and tried to make the marriage work, but you are still feeling unhappy despite everything you have done.  You are struggling with what to do because you no longer want to remain married. After all efforts have been exhausted, you have started talking about seeking a divorce in California even after they…

YOUR GIFTS ARE SAFE DURING A DIVORCE

It isn’t uncommon for people to receive gifts from friends or especially family members. This certainly covers small things like that hand-knitted sweater Aunt Tilda gave you for your birthday, but it can also cover big things. Maybe your parents are doing their estate planning and decided to give you their vacation home or a…

IT’S WAY LESS ROMANTIC TO LOSE HALF YOUR ASSETS THAN TO CREATE A PRENUP

We can help you with your divorce regardless of how long you have been married. Always stay informed and look at all of the options. There is a common misconception that when a couple divorces after more than ten years of marriage, there’s a rule requiring that alimony be paid indefinitely. In reality, there is…

10 LEGAL MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WHEN GETTING A DIVORCE

An article on divorce360 discusses the top 10 legal mistakes that people make when they are getting a divorce. The  list is taken from Loriann Hoff Oberlin’s “Surviving Separation and Divorce,” and covers topics that range from financial issues to legal loopholes to the dangers of making rash, emotional decisions. According to the article, The 10…