How Are High Net Worth Divorces Unique?

Posted in Divorce on July 2, 2022

While a divorce can be difficult for any couple, the issue of property division can be particularly challenging for high net worth couples. In general, you are considered high net worth if you have over $1 million in assets. In this scenario, it is important to consider the unique aspects and elements of your divorce… read more

Can I Write My Own Prenuptial Agreement in California?

Posted in Divorce on June 7, 2022

A prenuptial agreement is a great way to protect your assets against every possible eventuality. If you and your spouse want to head into your marriage free of anxiety about the future, put the details of what will happen should you get divorced down in writing. While you may be tempted to draft a prenuptial… read more

Stay-at-Home Mom Divorce Rights in California

Posted in Divorce on May 10, 2022

As a stay-at-home mom, you’ve dedicated your life to taking care of the household, the children and your spouse. You’ve dealt with the stress and sacrifice of managing everything else while your spouse works. During a divorce, however, you may run into challenges getting the outcome that you deserve. It is important to know your… read more

What Is an Amicable Divorce?

Posted in Divorce on May 2, 2022

While the purpose of a divorce is to end a relationship, this doesn’t mean the process has to be fraught with tension, fighting or litigation. It may be possible to come to a reasonable and amicable (good-natured) agreement with your ex-spouse through dialogue, cooperation and negotiation. This is known as an amicable divorce, and it… read more

California Uncontested Divorce, Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

Posted in Divorce on May 1, 2022

Getting divorced in California doesn’t have to mean a stressful or expensive court trial. In fact, the majority of divorcing couples in California successfully avoid going to court. They do this by achieving a divorce settlement. There are a few different ways to achieve a settlement, each with unique pros and cons. They include uncontested… read more

How to Navigate Parental Alienation

Posted in Divorce on March 29, 2022

Divorces involving kids can be messy even in the best of circumstances. If one parent alienates the other, this can make the situation even tougher on the entire family. Parental alienation is when one parent tries to turn a child against the other by using fear, lies, insults or estrangement. Parental alienation can be consciously… read more

Modifying a Family Court Order in California

Posted in Divorce on January 28, 2022

Once the courts grant an order for child custody, child support or alimony in a legal separation or divorce case, it must be followed. Disobeying a court order can lead to legal and even criminal consequences. It may be possible to modify a family court order in California, however, if you go through the right… read more

Has COVID-19 Affected the Divorce Rate?

Posted in Divorce on January 28, 2022

The decision to get divorced has always been a personal one, driven by factors such as financial stress, individual beliefs or irreconcilable differences. When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, there was a surprising spike in the number of divorce cases being filed due to reasons such as financial strain, domestic violence and couples quarantining together…. read more

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

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

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