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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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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...
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...
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...