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Ways Of Easing Your Child Into Shared Custody In Two New Households

By Foster Hsu, LLP |

Children of all ages can struggle to adjust to two separate households after a divorce.  Feelings of insecurity can be exacerbated when both parents move on from the family home. The Bay Area is extremely expensive, and it is often difficult for either parent to retain the family home without paying high costs. Given… Read More »

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Common Myths About A Prenuptial Agreements

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If you are getting married soon, you might have heard from friends or family members that you should consider a prenuptial agreement. Or, your soon-to-be-spouse might have suggested that you consider a prenuptial agreement. Over the years, prenuptial agreements have been stigmatized in some circumstances, and they are often misunderstood. There are many misconceptions… Read More »

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Parenting Plans And Holiday Schedules

By Foster Hsu, LLP |

Whether you are going through a divorce and you share minor children with your spouse, or you are going through a stand-alone child custody case after ending a relationship with a partner with whom you share minor children, it is important to understand how parenting plans and holiday schedules work in California. As the… Read More »

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Making A Plan For Property Division

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Anyone who is planning for divorce in the San Jose area should know that California is a community property state. What this means is that all property acquired during the marriage is presumed to be community in nature and must be divided equally between the spouses. In order for all community assets and debts… Read More »

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Will I Be Required To Pay Taxes On Spousal Support?

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Spousal support in California, which is also known as alimony, is a payment ordered by the court from one spouse to the other spouse. The payment is intended to help the receiving spouse pay their monthly expenses, and support can be awarded in cases involving married couples or domestic partners who have registered their… Read More »

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Will My Prenuptial Agreement Be Enforceable If I File For Divorce?

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If you entered into a prenuptial agreement (also known as a premarital agreement) with your spouse prior to the date of your marriage and divorce is now imminent, you are likely wondering if the terms of your prenuptial agreement will be enforceable. Whether you are planning to be the party who files for divorce… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Restraining Orders For Domestic Violence

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Whether you are involved in a long-term relationship or a marriage with someone who has been abusive, or you have only been involved for a short time with a person who has engaged in domestic violence, it is important to understand how restraining orders work in California and when you may be able to… Read More »

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Dividing Cryptocurrency In Your Divorce

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Handling complex assets in a San Jose divorce can present complications under any circumstances and no matter what type of assets are involved, but cryptocurrency can present new and complex issues in California divorce cases. While courts in California have dealt with various forms of intangible property in California divorces for years, cryptocurrency is… Read More »

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Modifications Of Support And Custody Orders In California: What Should You Know?

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After you have gone through a child custody case or a complicated divorce in San Jose involving spousal support and child support, it can be difficult to think about having to return to court in order to modify an existing order. Yet circumstances can change unexpectedly, and it may be necessary to modify an… Read More »

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Who Pays Taxes On Spousal Support?

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Spousal support in California is ordered by the court, and it is a payment made by one spouse to the other spouse in connection with a divorce or separation, or in situations involving a domestic violence restraining order. California also recognizes domestic partner support in circumstances where domestic partners separate and end their relationships…. Read More »

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