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December 5, 2023

Family Life Post Divorce

Family life post-divorce is not without its challenges, and a pertinent issue during the holiday season is the custody arrangement. When Christmas, Thanksgiving, birthdays, or school vacations are approaching, parents…
November 9, 2023

Senior Divorce in California

Property Division: California is a community property state, which means that assets acquired during the marriage are generally divided equally in a divorce. Older couples may have accumulated significant assets…
October 4, 2023

3 Divorce Myths in 2023

In answering questions for many clients considering divorce, I found there are a number of myths that need to be dispelled. This article is an attempt to address some key…
August 3, 2023

Starting a Divorce in 2023

Litigants who wish to terminate a marriage in California must serve paperwork, called a petition and summons, on their spouse. The paperwork must be filed with the court before it…
March 15, 2023

Spousal Support and Cohabitation

In California, cohabitation can affect spousal support obligations. If a former spouse receiving spousal support (also known as alimony) enters into a cohabiting relationship with a new partner, it can…