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All About Divorce Disclosures

“Cut and cut cleanly,” goes the saying, and is particularly important in divorce, so that bank accounts, property, investments, and debts can be divided fairly between divorcing spouses. The best way to do this is to require that both spouses declare (disclose) all their property, assets, and liabilities. Under California law, the courts require ‘Declarations [...]

Divorce Financial Disclosures Overview

Disclosures are used to gauge one’s financial standing. In divorce, financial disclosures are used to divide property between spouses fairly. The business of sorting out what goes to whom in a divorce becomes more difficult in Community Property States (which includes California), where everything earned or bought by the spouses during their marriage are considered [...]

Money and Divorce – Keeping What’s Yours

One of the most stressful things about a divorce is when both parties start talking about money. Some people just want to divide everything in half while others feel that they deserve more after what they went through or because of family ties. […]

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Gavron Warning: Work or Else!

Under California Family Code section 4330(b), when the court makes an order for spousal support, the court MAY advise the recipient of support that her or she should make reasonable efforts to assist in providing for his or her support need, taking into account the particular circumstances considered by the court pursuant to Section 4320. [...]

Yolo County Prenuptial Agreement Attorney

Prenuptial agreements are useful for couples prior to marriage who want to protect property, income, and children in the future. Should the marriage unfortunately end in divorce, or if one of the spouses passes away, prenups can greatly aid in the division of assets and decisions about child custody. Many people believe prenuptial agreements are [...]

Gold River Prenuptial Agreements Attorney

If there are children, assets, or business matters involved with your upcoming marriage, it may be a good idea to establish a Prenuptial Agreement. While it may be unromantic and possibly awkward to discuss with your bride- or groom-to-be, you can protect your assets, your child’s inheritance, and prevent many disagreements should the marriage end [...]

Child Support Payments Victim of Recession

Child support payments in the U.S. fell in 2009 for first time in more than three decades, and while the official government report for fiscal 2010 won’t be out for months, it’s likely that it, too, saw that downward trend continue. While the states have increased their ability to collect support on behalf of custodial [...]

Gavron Warning = Fair Notice

At the breakup of a marriage, often one of the spouses will request spousal support and the Court will order at first temporary support based upon computer calculations. Temporary spousal support is almost always more than permanent support and the duration of support depends upon the length of the marriage. For short term marriages, those [...]