Posts Tagged ‘property division’

Who get’s our Dog?

We all love our pets. When going through a divorce, the division of items can be a stressful and daunting task – this includes the family dog. Deciding the outcome between divorce and family dog can be a difficult process for any divorcing couple to go through. Even though many consider their pets as part… Continue reading →

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The Divorce Process

The most important step in any divorce is to decide that you are ready to end your marriage. Some people are completely sure of this decision while others go back and forth with their decision. The California divorce process can be long and difficult, especially if you are unaware of what it entails. Once started,… Continue reading →

How Can I Protect my Credit?

The end of a marriage is often associated with heartbreak and emotional upheaval. However, the former love-of-your-life could also be walking away with half of your assets and leave you in a bad credit situation. During the emotional challenges of divorce, one thing that should not change is the credit status you’ve worked so hard… Continue reading →

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Do I Owe my Spouse’s Debt?

What happens when the marriage you entered into with such high hopes is headed for divorce court? Money has become a big point of contention, even in intact marriages, but has also become the leading cause of divorce – bills are continually rising and it costs a lot of money to raise children. Whether you… Continue reading →

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Do I Need A Post-Nuptial Agreement?

A post-nuptial agreement is a voluntary written contract between spouses that is created after their wedding to settle their affairs and assets in the event of a separation or divorce. For some couples a post-nuptial agreement can stop conflict and promote harmony in their marriage. Like the contents of a pre-nuptial agreement, it can vary… Continue reading →

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Are lottery winnings marital property?

Congratulations on your lottery win! Now, stop and think. When did you win the lottery? Was it before or after you separated? If you won just a few dollars, or even $100, you may not need to be concerned that the winning will affect anything in your divorce settlement. But, if you made it big,… Continue reading →

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Can My Ex Sell Our Home?

Even a divorce that starts out amicable can eventually turn into a battle – despite well-intentioned efforts to remain civil. Regardless of who was to blame or whether you just drifted apart, divorce can be a time to start a new life. Divorce brings change, both personal and financial in the lives of both parties…. Continue reading →

Preliminary Financial DIscloser

The California divorce process requires the couple to prepare and exchange preliminary financial disclosures regarding incomes, expenses, property (both marital and separate) and all debts and obligations with each other. Without them, the judge will not grant the divorce. Not filling them out or filling them out incorrectly can cause problems for both parties. A… Continue reading →

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Asset & Debt Division In Divorce

Divorce can be a long and difficult process. One of the most contentious issues in most divorces is the question of how to divide up the shared assets. After all, the resolution of this aspect of your divorce will determine how easily you are able to move forward with your life. California is a community… Continue reading →

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Same Sex Partners Divorce Rights

The divorce rate today is pretty high. Out of 100 marriages that take place, maybe 50 will last. This applies to same-sex marriages as well as heterosexual ones. If it appears that your marriage might be coming to an end, it can become a very difficult, traumatic and emotional time for all concerned. Same-sex marriages… Continue reading →

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