Divorce and Finances

Recent Posts in Divorce and Finances

  • 27-Jun-2019

    The Importance of Valuing Your Business in a Divorce

    Most people understand that spouses must divide their assets upon getting a divorce, including real estate, cars, money, and investment accounts. The process of distributing those assets is relatively straight forward because most marriages commonly ...
  • 28-Feb-2019

    Understanding California's Proposed Child Support Evader Law

    A child support order is a civil judgement that dictates when and how often a parent is required to pay child support. California has very strict laws when it comes to issuing and enforcing child support orders. In fact, the court won’t even ...
  • 11-Jul-2018

    How a Court Determines Spousal Support in California

    Spousal support, also known as alimony, can become a heated issue during a divorce. While a higher earning spouse may not like paying it, a lower earning spouse may insist on receiving it. And unless a compromise can be reached, the issue of how much ...
  • 22-Feb-2018

    New Tax Law Eliminates Alimony Deduction

    Determining a reasonable alimony amount can be quite a challenge for divorcing spouses and lawyers alike. But due to the new tax law, however, it will be even tougher due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. One provision scraps a 75-year-old tax deduction ...
  • 26-Aug-2016

    Why Prenuptial Agreements Are Important

    If wedding bells are in your near future, you are probably both overwhelmed and excited about the changes and possibilities that will come with married life. While getting married is undoubtedly a time of celebration, it should also be a time for ...
  • 25-Jan-2016

    I Can't Afford Child Support! What Should I Do?

    Contrary to popular belief, not all parents who fail to pay child support do so out of spite or abandonment. In fact, many Americans experience this issue, as the United States Census Bureau’s (USCB) 2003 survey indicated that only 45.3% of ...
  • 2-Sep-2015

    Should I Get a Collaborative Divorce?

    Unfortunately, not all married couples live happily ever after. Nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce in the United States, with many of them resulting in heated legal battles over the distribution of property and custody agreements. While divorce ...
  • 26-Aug-2015

    Prenuptial vs. Postnuptial Agreements

    While getting married can be a joyous occasion filled with smiles and hope for the future, sadly nearly 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. ultimately end in divorce. If you and your spouse should ever split up, determining who gets what can be a ...
  • 7-Dec-2012

    Preparing Financially for a Divorce

    Going through a divorce is never an easy process, even if you and your spouse are choosing to separate mutually. When filing for a divorce, there are many issues that the couple must sort through, including property, asset, and debt division; spousal ...