Category Archives: Divorce

How Are Assets Divided in a Divorce?

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When deciding to get a divorce, you’re faced with the challenge of untangling your life from your ex’s, and that includes your finances and other assets. So how do courts decide who gets what in a divorce? What Is Considered an Asset? First, let’s consider what the courts define as an asset.  An asset can […]

Why Try a Divorce Mediation Attorney?

Divorce mediation can be a great way to come to an agreement with your spouse about the terms of your divorce, without having to go through the costly and time-consuming process of a trial. A divorce mediation attorney can help facilitate the mediation process and ensure that it goes smoothly. What Is Divorce Mediation? Divorce […]

How Can a Family Attorney Help Me?

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A family attorney can be a partner to help you through several family-related legal issues—not just divorce settlements or trials.  If you’re looking for a lawyer who can assist with anything from domestic violence to adoption, a family lawyer can help. What Do Family Attorneys Cover? Family lawyers or attorneys are legal professionals who specialize […]

How to File for Divorce After Legal Separation in California

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Divorce is a difficult process under the best of circumstances. If you are considering to file for divorce after legal separation, there are some important things to keep in mind. Differences between Legal Separation and Divorce California does recognize legal separation, and your rights and protections will be different depending on whether you stick with […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Divorce

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Predictions at the start of the pandemic forecasted massive spikes in divorce rates as couples were forced to spend more time together, quarantined under stressful circumstances. But while parts of those predictions came true to an extent, there were some other, unexpected effects on divorce and marriage rates during the whole of the pandemic. Here’s […]

10 Consequences of Divorce You Haven’t Considered

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Divorce brings a wide array of consequences, some more obvious than others. Below, we have outlined 10 consequences of divorce you might not have previously considered. 1) Increased risk for health problems Health problems become more prevalent following divorce. Studies by Frontiers in Psychology and the University of Copenhagen found that divorced adults are less […]

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney

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Going through a divorce can be emotionally and financially draining. It is a challenging period that requires you to make crucial decisions, including choosing the right divorce attorney to help you through the legal process. There will be many attorneys to choose from, and sifting through your options to find the right divorce attorney can […]

What Are My Options for Ending a Marriage or Domestic Partnership in CA?

If you are ending a marriage or domestic partnership in California, you have three options: divorce, legal separation, and annulment. In this post, we will go over the details of each option so you can make the best choice for your situation. In any case, you will benefit from the help of a divorce lawyer […]