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Who Pays for the Student Loans in a Divorce?

Who Pays for the Student Loans in a Divorce?

As the cost of higher education continues to rise, more people depend on student loans to complete their college and…

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The CARES Act Impact on Retirement and Divorce

The CARES Act Impact on Retirement and Divorce

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law in response…

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BUT IT ISN’T FAIR! – Pension and Social Security in Divorce

BUT IT ISN’T FAIR! – Pension and Social Security in Divorce

In California, property acquired during marriage is generally considered community property. Community property is generally divided equally, so that each…

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Whose Property Is It Anyway?

Whose Property Is It Anyway?

Disagreements regarding who owns a particular piece of property can, and often do, come up in marital dissolution actions. In…

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When A Couple Divorce, Who Gets Custody Of The Dog?

When A Couple Divorce, Who Gets Custody Of The Dog?

If you supposed custody would be awarded to the individual who fed, walked, groomed, took to the veterinarian, and got…

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What This Case Means to You! Marriage of Williamson

What This Case Means to You! Marriage of Williamson

Breach of Fiduciary Duty – In re Marriage of Williamson (2014) 226 Cal.App.4th 1303, 172 Cal.Rptr.3d 699 (6/12/2014) WHEN DOES…

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What This Case Means to You! Marriage of Valli

What This Case Means to You! Marriage of Valli

WHAT THIS CASE MEANS TO YOU! Life Insurance, Divorce and Community Property   Marriage of Valli (2014) 58 Cal.4th 1396,…

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What happens to the house?

What happens to the house?

One of the most common questions I hear when a couple decides to divorce is, “Do we need to refinance…

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What Happens to the Family Home in a Divorce?

What Happens to the Family Home in a Divorce?

As a family law attorney, I find that often one of the first questions a client poses is about what…

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Valuing Community Property When One Party Provides Unreliable Business Records

Valuing Community Property When One Party Provides Unreliable Business Records

Pursuant to the California Family Code, California community property is valued or should be valued “as near as practicable to the…

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