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Property division involving 401(k) not straightforward process

Posted in Property Division on April 26, 2019

Getting divorced can quickly take a financial and emotional toll on an individual in California. A major area of concern for those going through divorce is how to handle property division with their retirement funds. Here are a couple of tips for protecting a 401(k) during a divorce proceeding. First, it is critical to understand the… read more


Know when you can end child support payments

Posted in uncategorized on April 25, 2019

Your child is approaching their 18th birthday, and you are elated. They’re happy, healthy and have reached adulthood. You couldn’t be more proud. Another huge benefit of your child reaching 18 is that you believe you can stop paying child support. You don’t intend to stop taking care of your child, but not having that… read more


Child support is modifiable based on circumstances

Posted in Child Support on April 18, 2019

Divorce is understandably a complicated emotional process in California, particularly when it involves young children. Families differ in how they handle child custody. However, courts usually require the noncustodial parent to make child support payments to the other parent so that the custodial parent does not have to financially support the children on his or… read more


Property division can impact financial wellness long term

Posted in Property Division on April 11, 2019

Money matters can be complicated to address during divorce proceedings in California. The reason for this is that divorcing spouses must figure out all of the assets they share and then how to go about property division, including debt division. Still, a couple of tips might help those facing these concerns to protect their financial… read more


The myths about divorce mediation in California

Posted in Divorce Mediation on April 4, 2019

Television is great for fantasy shows. The problem is some people who watch TV take a lot of what they see at face value, including what happens during the divorce process and what divorce mediation entails. California residents should know that there are a few myths perpetuated by TV dramas and movies regarding divorce. The… read more


Property division, career change may spark concern during divorce

Posted in Property Division on March 28, 2019

Financial issues can quickly become a source of contention during a divorce proceeding in California. However, in addition to worrying about matters such as property division, a divorcing individual may be concerned about his or her career trajectory during and after the divorce proceeding. In some situations, people going through divorce may consider beginning new… read more


Fighting it out? Try arbitration instead

Posted in uncategorized on March 26, 2019

Arbitration can be a wonderful tool in divorces as a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). With ADR techniques, it’s possible to avoid going to trial over concerns during your divorce, instead turning to other professionals to help you. Arbitration has benefits and downsides, just like anything in life. The benefits may make it worth… read more


Property division fears common during divorce

Posted in Property Division on March 21, 2019

When spouses in California opt to get a divorce, they may naturally feel stressed out and fearful of the future. This is because they may not know how their approach to property division and child custody, for example, will affect their futures. However, they may more easily overcome their fears by jotting down what scares them… read more


Conflict over family home can complicate property division

Posted in Property Division on March 15, 2019

Ending a marriage in California can easily present financial challenges, particularly when high-value assets — like a house — are involved. For instance, two divorcing spouses who are tackling property division may not agree on what to do with their house, which is often a couple’s biggest shared asset. Here is a glimpse at two… read more


Property division does not have to cause conflict during divorce

Posted in Property Division on March 7, 2019

The divorce process is never an easy time mentally or financially. This is particularly the case when two spouses are experiencing hurt or anger. However, some tips may help these individuals to tackle issues like property division and alimony in the most peaceful manner possible in California. First, when getting divorced, two spouses might want to… read more