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The best way to avoid any confusion regarding separate property is to be aware of the conditions surrounding the separate property and to act prior to a potential divorce.
A question which is often not considered in divorce cases is whether you should continue to have the public family court system preside over your case, or if your case is better suited for a private judge. Private Judges are often used in high asset dissolution cases;...
In long term marriages, the community fortune is just that, the community’s. The division and disposition of these assets can be a complicated, confusing and arduous task.
If you have questions about your child support payments, and whether what you are paying or receiving is accurate, please feel free to contact Mendes Law, PC
The California Family Code enforces fiduciary duties on divorcing spouses. Anyone involved in a dissolution of marriage, legal separation or modification needs to familiarize themselves with these duties.
Upon filing for a divorce in California, Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders (often referred to as “ATROS”) kick in. You will see these on Page 2 of your Summons.
A Watts Charge (or Watts Credit, they are interchangeable) refers to the obligation of one spouse to the other for the exclusive use of a community property asset following the date of separation.
If you believe you, and or your children, are in an abusive environment, please contact someone for help.
Divorce mediation can be a productive process, and if both parties truly participate, it can save a very substantial amount in legal fees. The caveat is that both parties must truly participate.
You are super excited to take the kiddos on that big summer trip. So, you reach out to your ex to lock it in and you either get denied the vacation time, or told you need to reschedule it. Wait, what?
The #MeToo movement is gaining strong momentum since its inception in the fall of 2017. We’ve witnessed it in the workplace, on social media, on TV, among fellow students, and on the playing field. It is broadening awareness among adolescents, teens, and adults that...
Getting married and planning for your future with your life partner is an exciting and romantic time. Planning for your future with a pre-marital agreement, while not as exciting and romantic, is something that you should consider equally important. What is a...
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