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Fiduciary Duties Owed to Your Spouse Both Before and After Marriage.

A marriage is more than a romantic relationship between two people. According to the California Family Code, a marriage is also a financial partnership requiring each party to act in the “highest good faith” when it comes to handling the marital finances. If one spouse takes an unfair advantage of the other during the marriage, […]

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WHAT IS ALIMONY AND HOW MUCH AM I ENTITLED TO?

WHAT IS ALIMONY AND HOW MUCH AM I ENTITLED TO? If you are getting divorced in California, you may be entitled to Spousal Support (also known as alimony). The intent of the California Legislature in enacting laws for Spousal Support was to help transition spouses who are not able to support themselves or who maybe […]

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What is a 730 Custody Evaluation?

When parents are unable to come to certain agreements about child custody and visitation, a custody evaluation can be a useful tool to provide the Court with necessary information about what is in the child(ren)’s best interest. A 730 Evaluation is named after the code section, Evidence Code Section 730. A 730 evaluator is the […]

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Rich and Famous Divorce: They’re just like us.

While TMZ and E! News give us all the juicy drama about celeb divorce, what they forget to discuss is how celebrity divorces compare to the rest of us. Here are some common divorce and separation issues that are currently creative media buzz. Kevin Federline Demands $60k per month in Child Support from Britney Spears.  […]

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Protecting Your Email Account During Divorce.

In the technology age, the majority of the communication we do is either through email or text message. Most attorneys use email to communicate with their clients as it keeps a record of all communication and allows the attorney to keep the client constantly up to date regarding their case. Additionally, many spouses or co-parents […]

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Create Your Own Divorce Rules.

Many people equate divorce with the term “failure.” But why? Throughout our lives, we break-up many relationships without being associated with the label “failure.” We break-up professional relationships and define them as “a fresh start,” “a difference of opinion,” or “having different goals.” We break-up friendships and define it as “growing up” or “having different […]

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Celebrating Father’s Day After Divorce

Going through a contentious divorce can make it difficult to see the big picture. If your divorce involves minor children, you should try to keep your children’s exposure to conflict to a minimum. This means putting your feelings towards your ex-spouse or co-parent aside for the sake of the children. With Father’s Day approaching, parents […]

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The Emotions of Divorce

Divorce is no laughing matter, but it is important to keep things in perspective. There can be times of anger, sadness, and even relief throughout the process. Take a moment to think about how you see your divorce or family law dispute playing out as only you can decide what the legancy of your divorce […]

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