Nowadays, mothers and fathers sometimes work, or one parent stays at home. Many years ago, it was rare to see stay-at-home fathers; however, as times change, this becomes a reality. Legally, unemployed husbands are entitled to the same considerations that an unemployed wife would be in the same situation. However, when it comes down to… Continue reading →
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As a Divorcing Wife, Should my Husband Pay Legal Fees?
With divorce accruing fees in many different areas, you may be overwhelmed at legal fees and what effect they are having on your life and finances. Does this mean that you can force your husband to pay for your legal fees throughout the divorce? Unfortunately, no, and if they are unwilling to help, this does… Continue reading →
If You Have Life Insurance and You Are Going Through Divorce
When you are going through a divorce, it is important to look at many aspects of your case, as changes may need to be made. For instance: your finances may change, your custody matters will be decided, and you will have to ensure that you put things in your name. But what happens to extremely… Continue reading →
Telling your spouse you want a divorce
Has your marriage deteriorated to the point that you want a divorce? Does your spouse know how you feel? Will he or she be taken by surprise? While there are advantages and disadvantages to every possible scenario on how to speak to your spouse about divorce, ask yourself whether he or she would accept the… Continue reading →
Concealment of assets in a divorce
When two people are dissolving a marriage, many areas of their lives will be impacted, such as taxes, pensions, estate planning, credit, etc. Sometimes there can be an attempt by one or even both parties to hide money or assets so they will not have to relinquish it in the divorce settlement. What about the… Continue reading →
Legal separation agreement
Ending a marriage can be one of the most stressful events you will face in your lifetime. In California, approximately 50% of all marriages end in divorce. A legal separation can be obtained using the same grounds as divorce actions; however, a legal separation does not terminate marital status of the parties as husband and… Continue reading →
Is divorce right for you?
In California, fifty percent of all marriages end in a divorce – not very good odds for some. All couples go through difficult times, but when do you know if divorce is right for you? When considering divorce, first contact a marriage counselor or other professional person for help in fixing your marriage, if possible…. Continue reading →
Why legal separation?
If your marriage is not working and you are considering moving out of your home, a legal separation is the way to go for now. It will protect you concerning child custody, alimony, taxes and any new debt that is incurred. Moving out of your home could set a precedent for what is awarded if… Continue reading →
Common marriage mistakes
Everyone makes mistakes; it’s only natural. Here are some common marriage mistakes that should be avoided in order to keep peace in your relationship. · Listen to your spouse – give him or her 100% of your attention · Respect – everyone deserves it; don’t bad mouth your spouse to anyone · Being right –… Continue reading →