Monthly Archives: May 2015

Will Child Support Cover Private School Tuition?

When you have minor children and are faced with an impending or likely divorce, you may wonder about who will be responsible for continuing to pay private school tuition, and whether or not that tuition …

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How is Spousal Support Determined?

Many spouses are concerned about providing for themselves and their minor children when faced with a divorce, especially if they earn significantly less than their spouse, are unemployed, or have voluntarily left the workforce to …

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Do I Have to Sell My Home in a Divorce?

Over the past 25+ years of practicing family law, a common question we get is whether or not someone will be forced to sell their home in a divorce, and we understand how important your …

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Does A Legal Separation Make It Easier To Get A Divorce?

If you are legally separated from your spouse or domestic partner, you are able to make your own decisions about handling your money, property and even parenting issues. However, couples may not remarry until the …

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What is Temporary Spousal Support?

Temporary spousal support (which is also often called “alimony”) is monetary support, ordered by a court, for one spouse to pay the other for a certain period of time. It is only available to parties …

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Interstate/International Child Custody – Here is What You Need to Know

The quest for better jobs and living conditions encourages people to move from one place to another. However, these relocations often cause many legal problems because child custody laws in one state or country may …

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What Assets Are Often Overlooked Or Hidden During a Divorce

Divorces can be very contentious, causing couples to be bitter and do things they wouldn’t do normally. When couples are divorcing, they are supposed to disclose their assets so they can be divided equitably. However, …

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How to Exercise Your Grandparent Rights In California

While kids are generally raised by their parents, in some special cases, their grandparents can take on the responsibility. In cases like the untimely death of parents or imprisonment of both parents, grandparents may be …

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How To Speed Up The Divorce Process In California With Bifurcation

Even though California is a “no fault” divorce state, it can still take some time before a divorce is finalized. It takes at least six months for a divorce to become final, and that’s with …

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