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Need a Quick Divorce? Get the Facts

Need a Quick Divorce? Get the Facts

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For many couples, divorcing is even more complicated than they anticipated. Assets and bills must be divided, financial agreements put in place, and in many cases, custody arrangements reached. All of these critical issues can take time to resolve, particularly if there are...
Prenups: Should You Include an Infidelity Clause?

Prenups: Should You Include an Infidelity Clause?

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According to an article in Forbes, infidelity clauses, along with other “lifestyle clauses” in prenuptial agreements are on the rise, not only among celebrities but among the general public as well. These clauses are designed to discourage infidelity by penalizing the cheating...
Medical Marijuana Cases: It’s Complicated

Medical Marijuana Cases: It’s Complicated

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California was the first state to have a medical marijuana program, established with Proposition 215 (also known as the “Compassionate Act”) in 1996 and Senate Bill 420 in 2003. On October 9, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety...
How to Lower Your Child Support Payments

How to Lower Your Child Support Payments

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Every parent has a legal obligation to support their children. If you are not married, or get divorced or separated, you may be required to pay a certain amount of your income in child support to the custodial parent. Child support payments are based on each parent’s income, time...
5 Things to Consider When Relocating Children After a Divorce

5 Things to Consider When Relocating Children After a Divorce

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After a divorce, it is not uncommon to want to start your new life as soon as possible. If this involves a relocation and there are children involved, you will want to carefully consider how it may impact their lives. Will they feel like they are being uprooted from life as they...
My Ex Won't Agree to A Move Away Order

My Ex Won’t Agree to A Move Away Order

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After a divorce, you may want to move with your children for a new job, to be closer to your family, or just to get a fresh start. Parental rights are heavily protected in both New York and California, and you don’t have the right to just pick up and move away. Your ex, in most...
Los Angeles Divorce Checklist : A Checklist of Hidden Assets Your Spouse Has

Los Angeles Divorce Checklist : A Checklist of Hidden Assets Your Spouse Has

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Some important aspects of California divorce law that you need to be familiar with as you enter into divorce proceedings are the related concepts of “community property” and “equitable division.” The concept of community property says that property and/or income acquired by...
Even Amicable Divorces Affect Kids

Even Amicable Divorces Affect Kids

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The financial and emotional concerns that parents face when entering into a divorce can be overwhelming, including questions of who will get the familial residence, how all of the family’s property will be divided, whether or not spousal and child support will be awarded, who...
Famous High Net Worth Divorces of 2015

Famous High Net Worth Divorces of 2015

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The truth of the phrase “more money, more problems” may be debatable, but it is certainly the case when it comes to divorces involving couples with high net worth. There are significantly more financial issues for lawyers, managers, and ultimately judges to consider. Prenuptial...
Divorce Attorney Los Angeles: Separation vs. Divorce

Divorce Attorney Los Angeles: Separation vs. Divorce

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The Legal and Financial Difference Between Separation and Divorce The word “separation” with regard to a marriage has several different meanings which are very different from one another, and the implications of the various types of separations can be vastly different based on...