8 April 2014 0 Comments

Community Property s. Separate Property

ShareWhat’s ours? What’s mine? While a couple is married and accumulating property, little thought is given to whether their property belongs to one spouse or the other, or to both of them. But once a couple is considering divorce or has already filed one, the question of who gets what becomes a priority. One of […]

12 March 2014 0 Comments

Estate Planning and your Retirement

ShareWill you have enough money to live the retirement life you want? Anyone who has any assets, including money, insurance policies, or possessions, has an estate. If you want to make sure these things go to the people you want and in the proper amounts, it is important to have an estate plan in place. […]

10 March 2014 0 Comments

Financial Planning Options

ShareSome people believe that estate planning is only for the wealthy. This could not be farther from the truth. In fact, it is often more important for persons who are not so wealthy to have a plan. Choosing to draft a will is one of the most important and loving gifts that you give to […]

4 March 2014 0 Comments

What Should I Ask An Estate Planning Attorney?

SharePlanning the distribution of your assets can be a daunting task if handled alone. If you’ve thought about drafting a will, you most likely have a lot of questions. Many people believe this is something they can do themselves and maybe some can; however, it is usually better to use the expertise of an estate […]

14 June 2013 0 Comments

Wills and Trusts

ShareWanting the best for your family is only natural; providing the best for them when you are no longer here requires planning, looking for a positive outcome. Estate planning isn’t about how much money you have; it’s about protecting what you have during your life and for those you love after you’re gone. It ensures […]

6 June 2013 0 Comments

Do I have to share my retirement account with my ex?

ShareToday, most couples, even if they are not considered wealthy, own their own home, one or two vehicles and most likely have retirement accounts. How these assets are valued and divided is something you don’t want to leave to just anyone. Property division is a key aspect in divorce cases. According to California Family Code […]

23 May 2013 0 Comments

High Asset Divorce – Riverside

Share When you decide to get a divorce, you are facing the most complex, emotional and highly-contested legal disputes heard in a courtroom. When either spouse has accumulated significant assets, it is important to hire an experienced Riverside Family Law attorney for your complex financial divorce. When either spouse has a high net worth, it […]

1 May 2013 0 Comments

Traditional Gender Roles Are Going Strong When It Comes To Alimony

Share Women who were the higher earners in their marriage don’t want to pay alimony and many men are uncomfortable receiving it. These are of course generalizations, but in most gender reversal divorces they tend to be true, at least to some extent. Most divorcing couples report that they did not enter their marriages expecting […]

27 March 2013 0 Comments

Why you should consider filing for divorce first

Share Whatever the circumstances, divorce can sometimes come as a complete shock. More often though wives have an inkling divorce could be in their future. Typically both spouses can feel they are on borrowed time and frequently think internally of ending the marriage. If this is where you feel your marriage is you may be […]

25 March 2013 0 Comments

California community property law

Share The division of property and debts is often the most difficult and contentious part of a divorce or legal separation. Typically, unless a pre-marital or post-marital agreement was drafted between the two spouses, California’s community property law will apply.  Under community property laws, every asset or debt acquired during the marriage, with some exception, […]