Can My Spouse Take Everything In A Divorce

Can My Spouse Take Everything in Our Divorce?

Legally, the answer is a resounding “NO!” Although divorce laws vary from state to state, there is not one state in the Union that permits one of the spouses to walk away with absolutely everything leaving the other spouse with absolutely nothing. If you feel that you or someone you know is being financially mistreated […]

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Debts Split in a Divorce in California

How Are Debts Split in a Divorce in California?

Financial pressures often play a significant role in the breakdown of a marriage, but when a couple chooses to divorce those pressures do not simply disappear.  While family law in the State of California provides a fairly straight pathway for property division (including both assets and debts), walking that pathway is not always quite that […]

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Is Mental Abuse Grounds For Divorce?

Though more difficult to identify than other forms of intimate partner violence (IPV) such as physical abuse, dealing with divorce and emotional abuse is just as challenging and painful.  Emotional or mental abuse is a tactic used by abusers in order to control and manipulate their partner. It often leads to the victim feeling hopeless, […]

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Only One Person Wants a Divorce Image of Lock With Wedding Rings On It

What Happens When Only One Person Wants a Divorce?

Going through a divorce can be a difficult process, even when both spouses are on board, but what happens when one spouse doesn’t want a divorce?  This is how some people process their separation, by refusing to participate in the divorce proceedings. Though it can make the divorce case more difficult, there are still ways […]

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Complex Divorces – What You Should Know

No divorce is simple, but especially complex divorces require top-notch divorce lawyers and planning. Especially when dealing with various types of assets, high income individuals, or particularly hostile interpersonal conflict, the complexity of a divorce case can grow very quickly.  On top of things like child support, custody, and alimony, which are difficult in any […]

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Retirement and Divorce in California

Your Retirement and Divorce in California

If you’re a tech entrepreneur, celebrity, or other high-net-worth individual you’ve most likely built a substantial retirement plan over the years. In fact, this could be one of the biggest groups of assets that you and your spouse share. For high-net-worth couples divorcing in California, it’s vital to understand how the law will determine the […]

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What You Are Entitled to in a California Divorce

What You Are Entitled to in a California Divorce

For tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, professional athletes, and other high net worth individuals, dividing assets and determining spousal and child support payments can be complex. Many different factors determine entitlement in a divorce in California. Let’s start by taking a closer look at the difference between community property and separate property in a California divorce.   […]

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Divorce for Real Estate Moguls

Going through a divorce will not be an easy process, but the situation becomes even more complicated and nuanced when there are high value assets involved. For instance, married couples who own a lot of real estate together may be in for more of a battle than they realize. People often find that real estate […]

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