You May Have “Your Day In Court” – But At What Cost

Everyone knows, even in a general sense, that when you are involved in a legal dispute, you are entitled to…

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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 To Retain The Services Of A Forensic Accountant

Not all marital dissolution cases require the services of a Forensic Accountant. However, many of the more complicated cases in…

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When Should I Give My Intended The Prenup?

Wondering when a good time is to bring up the issue of a prenuptial agreement? Maybe there really is no…

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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 Should I Wear To Court?

Keep in mind that when making a Court appearance, the primary goal in terms of dress is showing respect for…

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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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WHAT DOES “WHEN” MEAN?

This article comments upon the recent Court decision in the case of In re Marriage of Schu (2014), Cal.App.4th [No….

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What Do Estate Planners And Dissolution Attorneys Have In Common

The short answer is ‘more than you may think‣. Consider the case of In Re Marriage of Holtemann. In this…

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