Understanding how divorce happens is important if you think you’re going to need to navigate this process in the near future. There are a number of myths that persist about the basics of divorce in California that might hold you back from filing.
Do you feel like you are ready for divorce, but not quite ready to expose your children to all the major changes involved in the process? One way to ease into the many transitions that come along with divorce is by nesting. Under a nesting arrangement, children stay in a family or mutual home, while […]
You have homeowner’s insurance for your house, collision insurance for your car, and health insurance in case you need a doctor. Now that you and your partner are planning to get married, if your insurance agent offered you something called marriage insurance, would you consider it? Of course, there is no such thing as marriage […]
Divorce can make spouses resort to sneaky tactics to hide and protect their most valuable possessions. Whether done as revenge or for personal gain, hiding assets in a divorce can cause trouble for everyone involved. California follows community property laws, meaning that all the assets you accumulated with your spouse during your marriage are eligible […]
Your children need you as they grow up, and you wouldn’t want it any other way. A divorce could step in to threaten that relationship, especially as California falls short when it comes to dividing parenting time. The National Parents Organization (NPO) stamped California with a D grade when it comes to legislation on shared […]
The holidays are usually a joyous and family-oriented time, but this year you may be fearful that the holidays won’t be the same. The holiday season can be stressful, challenging and emotionally draining, especially for those who are separated or are going through a divorce this year. If you and your spouse have recently decided […]
When two people file for divorce, they often turn to mediation to keep matters out of court. Through alternative dispute resolution, mediators can often help find common ground for an agreement. A lot of people think mediation is a one size fits all approach, but that isn’t the case. In many instances, mediators and attorneys […]