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The Income and Expense Declaration

In nearly every family law matter a financial disclosure form, known as the Income and Expense Declaration (“FL-150”) must be…

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The Impact of a Divorce on Your Business

Most business owners don’t head into marriage thinking about doomsday scenarios, but when divorce is imminent, your business may be…

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The Financial Aspects of Your Dissolution

Whether you have children or not, whether you have a large marital estate or a small marital estate, there are…

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Right Of Reimbursement Survives Premarital Agreement And Quitclaim Deed

The case of Marriage of Carpenter, 2002 DJDAR 8219 was decided July 22, 2002. The case involved the appeal of…

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Retirement Benefits Purchased During Marriage: Community Or Separate?

Here is what happened: Husband served in the United States Air Force for four years prior to marriage. Thereafter, he…

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Reimbursement to the Community for Educational Loan Payments

California Family Code, section 2641 sets forth the conditions under which a spouse must reimburse the community for educational loan…

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Recovering The Separate Property Funds You Brought Into The Marriage

What you had before you got married is yours, not your spouse’s, not the community’s, yours. Sounds simple, right? If…

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Put Your Tax Refund to Work

In 2014, the average tax refund was about $2,700. If you got that much this year, what would you do…

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Purchasing A Home After Divorce Just Got Easier

For some, love fades away and Marriages end. However, the mortgage you agreed to when you were married remains your…

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Property Division is 50/50.. Most of the Time

California is a community property state, meaning the Equitable Division rule divides marital property equally between spouses, however, exceptions exist….

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