What Can Be Used as Evidence in a Divorce Case?

Posted in Divorce on November 29, 2021

Most divorce cases in California achieve settlements, or pretrial agreements between both spouses. Some, however, require divorce trials, where both parties will have the chance to present evidence to the courts in an attempt to secure the outcome that they desire. Use this list of potential sources of evidence in a divorce case to learn… read more

Is Child Support Impacted by a Salary Increase?

Posted in Child Support on November 29, 2021

If your divorce case involves minor children, it will most likely end with a child support agreement or order. Child support is meant to maintain a child’s quality of living after a divorce or legal separation. In California, child support is based mainly on each parent’s income. If this income changes after a divorce has… read more

Why is January Known as Divorce Month?

Posted in Divorce on October 29, 2021

Over the years, January has earned the undesirable nickname of “Divorce Month” due to a consistent spike in the number of divorce cases filed after the end of the winter holidays. This is not the only divorce season on the calendar, however. Spring and fall also see similar spikes. Whether there is any truth behind… read more

What is the Difference Between Marriage Dissolution & Divorce?

Posted in Divorce on October 29, 2021

  If you and your spouse are considering a divorce, you may hear two different terms used interchangeably: divorce and dissolution of marriage. On a legal level, there is an important distinction between these two processes in California. The difference may be even more pronounced under the laws of another state. Understanding what this difference… read more

How Are Joint Bank Accounts Split During a California Divorce?

Posted in Property Division on September 30, 2021

Property division is a significant concern for most couples who are going through divorces in California. It is normal to want to protect your hard-earned money and assets, including income that is stored in a joint bank account. Learn more about how joint bank accounts are divided in a California divorce case for tips on… read more

What Can & Cannot Be Included in a Prenuptial Agreement?

Posted in Prenuptial Agreements on September 1, 2021

Prenuptial agreements, often referred to simply as prenups, are a common way to protect one’s assets and desires when getting married. A prenuptial agreement in California has the power to determine many issues in the event of a divorce, including property division and alimony. It is important to make sure that your prenuptial agreement contains… read more

Postnuptial Agreement FAQ

Posted in uncategorized on August 31, 2021

There are many reasons why you and your spouse might consider creating a postnuptial agreement. This is a legally binding contract that allows you to make important decisions ahead of time in the event of a divorce, such as property division. If you have questions that are still unanswered after reading these postnuptial agreement FAQs,… read more

How Can a Certified Family Law Specialist Help in Divorce Mediation?

Posted in uncategorized on July 22, 2021

Divorce mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution. It can decrease the odds of you and your ex-spouse going to trial in a divorce case. Working with a certified family law specialist can help you in many ways during divorce mediation. A specialist has advanced knowledge of divorce and mediation law, as well as… read more

Are Certified Family Law Specialists Worth It?

Posted in uncategorized on July 22, 2021

A certified family law specialist is not the same as a standard family law attorney. Certified specialists have undergone additional training and passed further requirements to become certified as specialists in their fields. Although it may cost more to hire a certified family law specialist in California, it is worth it if you have a… read more

Psychological Evaluations & Family Law Cases

Posted in uncategorized on July 1, 2021

Family law cases are delicate legal matters that can have a major impact on a family. A family law case such as a divorce or child custody matter has the power to change a family’s future. For this reason, it is imperative to be thorough in investigating and preparing for these cases. If there is… read more

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