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Dividing Retirement Accounts in a Divorce Can Be a Complex Matter

By James Knox |

The State of California follows community property rules when it comes to divorce. This means that any property that was acquired during the marriage is considered equally owned by both parties. When any spouse worked, and received payments, including retirement, those payments and benefits are therefore community property. A person’s retirement benefits are a… Read More »

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Common Mistakes Parents Make in a Divorce Proceeding

By Stephen Levine |

Going through a divorce can be a very daunting and stressful process. Because emotions can typically run high, it can be very easy for people to make mistakes. The following is a brief list of common mistakes that can be made in a divorce, and how these mistakes should be avoided. Mistake #1: Making… Read More »

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California Divorce Law and Coping with Verbal Abuse and Harassment

By James Knox |

Divorce does not tend to bring out the best in people. In many cases, when a couple makes the decision to end their marriage, they do so because they have been fighting, have felt a sense of betrayal, or simply do not agree on how they should be living their lives. The process of… Read More »

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Why would I separate rather than divorce?

By Stephen Levine |

When a marriage deteriorates to the point where one or both parties have decided to end the marriage, it is possible to seek a separation, or a divorce. The two terms refer to different legal statuses of the relationship. If you are contemplating which option is right for you, it might help to compare… Read More »

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