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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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The New Face of Domestic Violence

For decades, most judges, lawyers, and law enforcement officers defined domestic violence as either actual physical violence or a provable…

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How the 2017 Tax Bill Impacts Spousal Support

Prior to the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, spousal support payments made under a divorce or…

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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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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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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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Custody for Family Pets – New Laws for 2019

For many families, pets are members of the family, present in holiday cards and cared for as faithful companions. On…

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