Divorce

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Divorce Confidentiality: How Mediation Can Help Preserve Your Privacy

Divorce is a very personal process. Dissolving a marriage is not just the end of a contract, but the end of a relationship. When you’re going through a divorce, maintaining your privacy is understandably a top priority. It can be more difficult to do that than you might think. Methods of Divorce There are several …

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The Impact of a Fair Divorce: Mackenzie Bezos Donates $1.7 Billion

When a relationship is ending, it can be hard to think too deeply about the future. Especially in divorces where there are a large amount of assets to divide, it may be tempting to simply get a divorce “over with” by accepting any settlement that seems halfway reasonable. After all, then you don’t have to …

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No-Fault Divorce: Adultery Is Irrelevant in California Divorce

Adultery is a painful event. A spouse you trusted and to whom you promised fidelity has broken that faith. It’s a heartbreaking betrayal that far too many people experience, and rebuilding trust is often impossible. In fact, adultery is one of the most common reasons for a couple to get divorced. However, while adultery is …

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2020 Taxes: The Changes for Divorced and Separating Taxpayers

Sorting out finances during a divorce always takes time and effort. The coronavirus pandemic has only made it more complex. A combination of the relatively new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the pandemic’s CARES Act has led to unique situations for those getting divorced in 2019 and 2020. If you have questions about …

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Heading for a divorce? Secure retirement is still possible with careful planning

Divorce deeply impacts all aspects of your life, not just your marriage. As prior posts on our family law site have covered (read more about retirement, the economy and property as they relate to divorce), the impact of divorce reverberates through parenting, housing, work, money, insurance, and retirement. Many men and women fear divorce will …

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Divorce During Recession: When the Strength of Your Marriage and the Economy Both Break

?All good things must come to an end.? We have all heard the saying. It is a bittersweet reality we?ve all had to accept at different times in our lives. For many families, that reality never feels more impactful, emotional, and scary than when a good marriage is over. Another area in life where this …

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How Do California Courts Divide RSUs in Divorce?

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Divorce proceedings can be highly complex, especially when dividing marital assets. Even in this complicated process, restricted stock units (RSUs) stand out as a challenge for divorcing spouses and their lawyers. The question of dividing RSUs after divorce is particularly relevant in …

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Revenge Porn in California has Family Law Consequences

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]Revenge porn refers to cases in which someone shares private, sexual photos or videos of someone else without consent. For most people who commit this terrible act, the intent is to humiliate the victim, who is usually a former sexual partner. Even if …

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