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CHILD SUPPORT IN CALIFORNIA: CHALLENGING THE GUIDELINE

Simply stated, payment of child support is meant to ensure the financial needs of children are being met by each…

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When Does Spousal Support End?

Clearly the answer to that question depends on your situation. If you’re paying spousal support, the answer is “Not soon…

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Two Bites

Imagine the following situation: After a long term marriage (more than ten [10] years), the parties enter into a Stipulation…

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Spousal Support After A Ten-year Marriage

Many question obligations resulting from a ten (plus) year marriage, specifically, whether the length of the marriage requires one spouse…

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How Does A Court Determine The Amounts To Be Paid For Temporary Spousal Support

As Opposed to Permanent Spousal Support First, it must be noted that Courts have broad discretion to fashion spousal support…

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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

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! Life Insurance, Divorce and Community Property   Marriage of Valli (2014) 58 Cal.4th 1396,…

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Divorce and the Family Home

For the spouse who wants to keep the family home, it is a sanctuary. For the spouse who wants to…

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Divorce and Retirement – Options For Your 401k Plan

Divorce presents many financial challenges. If you’ve acquired significant 401k funds during marriage, your retirement account may be at the…

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