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Does Child Support Get Taxed?
Whether you are going through a divorce and share minor children with your ex, or you will have a separate child custody case after separating from a partner with whom you share minor children, it is important to understand key details about child support. In any child custody case involving minor children, child support… Read More »
Tips For Avoiding Financial Problems After Divorce
When you are planning for a divorce in California, it is critical to think about finances and to be thinking ahead about your budget after your separation and divorce. People might avoid filing for divorce because they are concerned about what their financial situation will look like when they are living on a single… Read More »
What Is The Difference Between Spousal Support And Domestic Partner Support?
When you are seeking spousal support, or when your ex has indicated that they plan to seek support, you are likely to have many questions about how the spousal support process works in California. If you conduct some initial research, you may learn that California law recognizes both “spousal support” and “domestic partner support.”… Read More »
Dividing Real Estate In A California Divorce
If you are getting divorced and own real estate — whether it is a family home, a vacation home, or rental property — it is essential to learn more about how real estate is commonly divided in a California divorce. As you may already know, California is a community property state. Accordingly, under California… Read More »
How Are Retirement Accounts Divided In California Divorces?
When spouses who are getting divorced in San Jose have retirement accounts or pensions, it is important to understand that these assets usually must be distributed between the parties in a manner that is different from other types of assets. While retirement accounts and pensions will also be identified as separate property or community… Read More »
Divorce Considerations For Business Owners
Anyone in the San Jose area who is planning for a divorce and owns a business should know that there are a wide range of important considerations for business owners in California divorce cases. While businesses will be classified and divided (where appropriate) like other types of property in a California divorce, there are… Read More »
Mistakes You Can Avoid In A High Asset Divorce
Divorces in San Jose and throughout California are complex regardless of the amount of assets the parties own. Indeed, divorces can involve complicated disputes involving property division and spousal support regardless of the couple’s assets, as well as contentious disputes pertaining to child custody. Yet high asset divorces, also known as high net worth… Read More »
Divorce Filings After The Holidays: What You Should Know
If you are considering the possibility of filing for divorce after the holiday season ends and just after the New Year, you are not alone. According to an article in Reader’s Digest, January has become the most popular month for divorce filings, with more people filing for divorce in January than in any other… Read More »
Teens And Divorce: How To Help Your Kids Adjust
Getting divorced will always come with complications and intense emotions among the parties involved, and divorces are always more complex when the spouses share minor children from the marriage. While there are many helpful tips available for informing your kids about your divorce plans and helping them to understand what the divorce means for… Read More »
Steps To Take In A No-Fault Divorce
When you are planning to get divorced in California, you may be wondering about the type of evidence you will need to produce in order to show the court that a divorce is appropriate. You also may be concerned that you will need to convince your spouse to agree to the divorce in order… Read More »