23 April 2014 0 Comments

Divorce Mistakes

ShareGoing through a divorce is an overwhelming experience – complete with tons of emotions, emotions you didn’t even know you had, and many tough decisions that need to be made, which can affect us for a long time. Some people decide at the beginning that they will take control of the situation, while others can […]

13 March 2014 0 Comments

Am I Entitled to my Husband’s Retirement Account?

ShareWhen choosing a beneficiary for a retirement plan, it is important to understand how your spouse will be treated under the plan. Surviving spouses are treated differently under 401(k)’s and individual retirement accounts (IRAs). While a 401(k) provides protection for a surviving spouse, and IRA does not. Most people name their spouses to inherit the […]

10 June 2013 0 Comments

Adultery, Leading Cause of Divorce in the U.S.

ShareDo you suspect that your husband is cheating on you? You are not alone. One of the main causes for divorce in the United States is adultery. If there is a lack of trust in your relationship, sit down and decide what you’re going to do, Talking to an experienced Divorce attorney can help you […]

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 […]

26 November 2012 0 Comments

Mayim Bialik files for divorce

Share Mayim Bialik, one of the stars of The Big Bang Theory, has filed for divorce from husband Michael Stone after nine years of marriage. She has cited irreconcilable differences. The couple has two children, Miles 9 and Frederick 4.  Bialik stated that she and her husband “will continue to put their children first and […]

28 September 2012 0 Comments

Property settlement during a divorce

Share Marriage is supposed to be all about love and a lifetime together.  Did you know that marriage is also a business contract?  Because of this, it is important to protect your business prior to saying, “I do.”  While saying, “I do”, few people are thinking about the possibility of divorce. Statistics show that roughly […]

27 September 2012 0 Comments

Appeals

Share Is your divorce finalized?  Do you believe a judge has misapplied the law in your divorce settlement?  If so, you can appeal these decisions.  For the most part, you can only appeal a final order, not a temporary one. The right to appeal a judge’s decision is governed by statute in California.  The filing […]

7 September 2012 0 Comments

Making it right with your ex-spouse

Share Is your divorce final?  After dividing your marital property, did you find that you and your ex-spouse have no obligations to make monthly payments to each other?  There are no children involved. If this is the case, you are in a position to move on with your life.  Regardless of whether you and your […]

4 September 2012 0 Comments

Protecting assets in a divorce

Share Generally speaking, everything you and your spouse purchased during your marriage is considered marital property and part of the marital estate.  Contemplating divorce is difficult.  When you are forced to divide property as part of a divorce, it can be a stressful and emotional experience. There are ways you can protect the division of […]

28 August 2012 0 Comments

Are you thinking divorce?

Share Deciding to end a marriage is probably one of the most difficult and emotional decisions you will ever make. When you say the words, “I do”, you don’t think about divorce and you certainly don’t make specific plans for it.  A complete lack of knowledge about the process can lead to poor decisions that […]