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Why You Need An Attorney

Getting married is easy. Get a marriage license. Have a ceremony. Even a ceremony conducted by an Elvis impersonator at…

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What To Do Before You File

For many families, summer is the beginning of cross-country trips and new adventures. However, the summer break is also a…

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Do I Have To Pay My Spouse’s Attorney Fees?

The California Family Code provides that in a family law case, the court can order one party to pay a…

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Divorce Considerations if You’re 55+

The divorce rate has doubled for adults aged 55 to 64 since the 1990’s, according to the National Center for…

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Will The Court Order My Spouse To Pay My Attorney Fees Even If I Am Able To Afford An Attorney?

In the very recent appellate decision, In Re Marriage of Sorge (Court of Appeals of California, Fourth District, Division One,…

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Will The Court Make My Ex Pay My Attorney Fees?

This is a question asked in nearly every dissolution case. Typically, there is a “breadwinner” in the family and the…

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When Does The Duty To Disclose Material Changes In Income End?

Parties to a dissolution of marriage are bound by law to disclose all material facts relating to income or expenses…

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What Is A Valid Marriage Contract In California

Marriage in California is a valid civil contract between a man and a woman who are both free and capable…

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How Creative Can You Be When Alleging Fraud In An Attempt To Seek An Annulment?

If your spouse turns out to be a different person than you expected as you walked down the aisle on…

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Divorce, Annulment, Or Legal Separation Deciding Your Means To An End

There are a few ways to end your marriage, or the obligations of marriage. The first and most common is…

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