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Four Tips To Reduce Conflict During Child Custody Exchanges
If you are getting a divorce and there are children involved, a custody plan will be created during the process. It is critical that everyone involved follows the plan to avoid future disputes and other issues. Unfortunately, child custody exchanges do not always go well in high conflict cases. Arguments can arise, particularly if… Read More »
Four Restraining Orders In All Divorce Cases In Santa Clara County
After a divorce complaint is filed with the family courts in Santa Clara County, there are certain restraining orders that will become effective immediately. These are not the typical restraining orders many people think of, which prohibit one person from contacting another. Instead, restraining orders you will receive with your Summons place restrictions or… Read More »
Why Is Divorce Mediation So Popular? Here Are Four Reasons
Divorce is never something anyone ever wants to go through. The process can be long, emotional, and draining. The type of divorce you get, though, significantly impacts the overall effect it will have on you. Litigated divorces, or those that go to trial, are some of the most combative and difficult cases. Couples who… Read More »
How Do Courts Decide The Duration Of Spousal Support?
There are many misconceptions about spousal support in Santa Clara County. One of these is that support is always awarded, when it is actually only awarded in 10 to 15 percent of divorce cases. Another common misconception is that even when spousal support is awarded, it lasts indefinitely. This is rarely true. In fact,… Read More »
When Can You Stop Paying Child Support In California?
Under California law, all parents are legally obligated to financially support their children. When two parents get a divorce or are not married, a court may order one parent to pay child support. Some parents find child support to be burdensome and wonder how long they will have to make these payments. In most… Read More »
Is Mediation Right For Your Divorce Case?
If your marriage has broken down and you do not think things will get better, often the most sensible thing to do is to get a divorce and focus on writing a new chapter for your life . Even if you and your spouse are still amicable with each other, a divorce can take… Read More »
The Unique Issues Digital Assets Present In Divorce
California is a community property state. Under the property division laws of the state, any property acquired during the marriage is presumed to be owned by both parties equally. During a divorce, the community property then must be divided. Most people think of the physical property they must divide, such as the family home,… Read More »
How To Uncover Hidden Assets During Divorce
Even in the most amicable of situations, divorce is always an extremely difficult thing to go through. If you believe your spouse is hiding assets, the process is going to be even more challenging. Suspecting your spouse is hiding assets is hard enough, but finding them can be even harder. Below, our Santa Clara… Read More »
Three Reasons To Hire A Forensic Accountant During Divorce
If you are thinking about filing for divorce, there are many different aspects to consider. Although some of these, such as child custody issues are obvious, there are others you may not immediately think about. One of these is whether or not to hire a forensic accountant. A forensic accountant essentially acts as a… Read More »
Two Signs That May Mean Divorce Is Imminent
You likely did not marry your spouse thinking that one day it would end in divorce. Truthfully, most marriages experience hard times. Although many couples can work through these difficulties together and continue on the road of wedded bliss, others find it too hard to overcome the challenges they face. So, how do you… Read More »