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How are Individual Retirement Accounts Divided in a Divorce?

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When two spouses divorce, one of the key legal issues they will face is how to divide their assets amongst themselves. In California, divorcing spouses are free to reach a settlement agreement on their own (or through the help of a mediator) which is fair in light of California...
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Common Pitfalls in a High Net Worth Divorce

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Divorce is never pleasant or easy. Because your future is in the balance, the stakes are always high. This is especially true for high net worth individuals who are facing a divorce. When large amounts of complex assets are in play, the division of property can become confusing,...
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The Most Shocking Celebrity Divorces of 2016

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Celebrities are prone to the same issues in their marriages as the rest of us, and with every passing year, we hear about more celebrity marriages that end in divorce for one reason or another. Divorce is never a pleasant experience, but for those going through the emotional...
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Moving Away With Your Kids Could Land You In Court

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There is possibly no more emotionally complicated experience in life than going through a divorce involving children. This can be made even more complicated where the custodial parent needs to relocate with the children following the divorce, resulting in the parents of the...
Planning to Relocate After Divorce? Know the Law.

Planning to Relocate After Divorce? Know the Law.

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No one starts a family knowing that one day they’ll want to split up with the father or mother of their children. Unfortunately, divorces do happen, and parents must make difficult decisions about how to raise their children in two different households.   To complicate...
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...
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...