Can Adultery Impact Divorce Negotiations in California?

Adultery and divorce in California. The state of California recognizes no-fault divorces. A no-fault divorce means the spouse filing for divorce does not have to show any fault for their spouse. Instead, a spouse can initiate a divorce by simply stating that the couple is no … [Read more...]

Children’s Rights During Divorce Proceedings

Divorce and children's rights. Parents must realize that children, through no fault of their own, become unwilling parties to their parents’ divorce proceedings. All too often, the child becomes the pawn of either party, or both during the divorce, in that the child is use by … [Read more...]

Pet Custody Laws and Divorce

Pet custody laws in a California divorce. Fido, the family dog, in the eyes of the law is considered property to be distributed like any other property during a divorce proceeding. However, divorce courts are now beginning to recognize that Charlie, the family dog is no longer … [Read more...]

Easing the Stress of Divorce on Children

Easing the stress of divorce on children. approximately half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce, many of them involving children. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the likelihood of a marriage ending in divorce increases with each subsequent union. The probability … [Read more...]

Dividing Intellectual Property in a Divorce

Dividing intellectual property in a divorce. A common (and difficult) part of divorce involves dividing the community property between divorcing spouses. Such community property may often include bank accounts, family homes, vehicles, investment accounts, business interests, and … [Read more...]

My Soon to Be Ex Is Lying About Money – Financial Infidelity

My soon to be ex is lying about money - financial infidelity. Divorce is never a pleasant process, and the emotions associated with a broken marriage can influence both spouses to make inadvisable decisions. In all contested divorces, and many uncontested divorces, both spouses … [Read more...]

What can I Expect in my Initial Meeting with my Divorce Attorney

What can I expect in my initial meeting with my divorce attorney. In most cases, the decision to get divorced is the result of significant contemplation and emotional turmoil on the part of one or both spouses in a marriage. As a result, many people who have made the decision to … [Read more...]