Monthly Archives: September 2021
Jet Set Divorce: Does Your Spouse Have The Right To Change The Forum Of Your Divorce Case To A Place That Is More Likely To Award Them Alimony?
If you and your spouse both reside in California at the time of your divorce, then it is obvious that the California courts will have jurisdiction in your divorce case, but things get more complicated if only one spouse resides there, and even more complicated if both parties travel so frequently that there is… Read More »
You can agree to almost anything, but that does not always mean that the court will enforce it. Numerous court decisions in California case law assert that the state is a party in divorce cases, and therefore the court, as a representative of the state, has the right to protect its own interests. Couples… Read More »
California’s community property laws require divorce courts to divide a couple’s marital assets and marital debts equally in half, unless the couple has signed a prenuptial agreement indicating otherwise. If the couple does not have a prenup, all assets acquired during the marriage (with the exception of inherited property and gifts) are considered marital… Read More »