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legal separation vs divorce

Legal Separation vs Divorce: Which is Best for You?

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Legal Separation vs Divorce – what is the difference, and why opt for one over the other? If you know the love is dead, is there any reason to stay legally bound to your partner? The answer may surprise you. Understanding Legal Separation Many couples do not jump right to legal separation or divorce,… Read More »

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Full FInancial Disclosure

Full Financial Disclosure in a California Divorce

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Do I have to make a full financial disclosure of all my financial information to my spouse during our divorce? The short answer is, YES! California Family Code Section 721 makes this fact very clear. FC 721 provides in part: “…in transactions between themselves, spouses are subject to the general rules governing fiduciary relationships… Read More »

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Attorney Fees

How Do I Get My Spouse to Pay My Attorney Fees in a Divorce?

By Beck Law P.C. |

Depending on the circumstances of the case, the cost of attorney fees can vary widely. Some of the determining factors in the cost of the case include the complexity of the case in terms of community property and separate property claims, the duration of the marriage, whether there are minor children from the marriage,… Read More »

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Child Custody

What Does “Child Custody” Mean?

By Beck Law P.C. |

First, it is important to understand that there are two forms of child custody – legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody primarily deals with the right of a parent to make decisions regarding the child’s life in relating to the health, education, and welfare of a child such as: Enrollment in or leaving… Read More »

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Pet Custody

Pet Custody in a California Divorce

By Beck Law P.C. |

The new California pet custody law places emphasis on the well being of the family pet. On September 27, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 2274 which was adopted into the California Family Code 2605 on January 1, 2019. Existing law provides that upon request of a party to proceedings for… Read More »

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Unmarried couples

Unmarried Couples – Property Rights After The Breakup

By Beck Law P.C. |

These days, more and more couples are choosing to forego marriage and live together as unmarried couples. The question becomes — what rights do the parties have in the event the relationship terminates? Essentially, because there was never a legal marriage under California law, statutes under the California Family Code do not apply. California… Read More »

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Gifts Received During Marriage From My Spouse

By Beck Law P.C. |

Do I get to keep gifts received during marriage from my spouse when we divorce? California is a community property state. What this means is, with some exception, property acquired during marriage is community property. Community property is not property itself, rather it is a right of equal ownership by the marital partners of… Read More »

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child sexual predators

Child Sexual Pedators – Santa Rosa Diocese Releases List

By Beck Law P.C. |

He was a very big man, a man that talks directly to God. Who could be more important than that?  and I was a little person with a big heart wanting to please.  I would be really good and obey.  He called me special. Here is the list of priests from the Santa Rosa… Read More »

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child sexual abuse

Child sexual Abuse victims

By Beck Law P.C. |

A new California Bill would provide a 3-year window for child sexual abuse victims to file suit against churches, schools and public entities even if the abuse happened decades ago. California Child Sexual Abuse Bill The bill could give child sexual abuse survivors much more time — in some cases, decades — to sue… Read More »

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child custody questions

Sonoma County Child Custody Questions

By Beck Law P.C. |

Sonoma County child custody questions? What does “child custody” mean? First, it is important to understand that there are two forms of child custody – legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody primarily deals with the right of a parent to make decisions regarding the child’s life in relating to the health, education, and… Read More »

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