Category: Divorce

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By: Wail Sarieh

Property Division In A Same-Sex Divorce

Divorce

If you are divorcing in the state of California, the rules that govern the division of assets are the same whether you are in a same-sex marriage or a male-female marriage. As Orange County divorce lawyers, we feel that you should understand the legal difference between marital and non-marital properties…

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By: Wail Sarieh

What Is A QDRO?

Divorce

Divorce is difficult for anyone at any age, but if you are approaching retirement age, protecting your long-term best interests must be your top priority in a divorce. In Southern California, anyone who is divorcing must be represented by an experienced Orange County divorce attorney who knows how to protect…

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By: Wail Sarieh

What To Do When A Prenup Is Unfair

Divorce

According to a survey conducted in 2016 by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, prenuptial agreements are “trending” among couples under age 35. If you currently have a prenuptial agreement, or if you are about to marry and considering a prenup, let our Orange County divorce lawyers help. We’ll guide…

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By: Wail Sarieh

Making Travel Arrangements With Your Children After A Divorce

Divorce

It’s true. When parents divorce, it really is harder on the kids, but it can be just a bit easier on the kids if the parents can cooperate, find some common ground, and remain flexible during and after the divorce. For divorced parents, disputes can sometimes arise regarding travel plans…

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By: Wail Sarieh

Mistakes To Avoid During The Divorce Process

Divorce

If you are divorcing or considering a divorce in southern California – or if you are anticipating that your spouse may be about to divorce you – there are a number of mistakes that you must be careful not to make during the divorce process. But, what exactly are the…

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How To Serve Divorce Papers Overseas

Divorce

If you are seeking a divorce and you are living in the United States, you should go ahead and file for the divorce in the state where you reside – even if your spouse is currently living in a foreign country. The fifty states have each established legal residency requirements…

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By: Wail Sarieh

How Do Different Personalities Handle Divorce

Divorce

If you are divorcing, you may need to know: Is your spouse bipolar? A narcissist? A gatekeeper? Maybe even a sociopath? If so, what can that mean for your divorce? How do different personality types tend to handle the divorce process and the aftermath of divorce? Can divorce attorneys in…

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By: Wail Sarieh

Will The New Tax Plan Affect Divorces In 2018?

Divorce

The huge income tax revision adopted by Congress and signed in December by President Trump will impact every area of life in the United States – including divorce and alimony. How will the new tax plan affect you if you are divorcing or divorced? What if you are paying or…

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By: Wail Sarieh

High Net Worth Divorces And Alimony

Divorce

If you are a person who owns substantial property and assets, you could lose a great deal in a contested California divorce proceeding. A final divorce settlement divides property and assets and sometimes requires one spouse to also make alimony and child support payments. Every divorce is different, of course,…

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Pet Custody In California

Divorce

Many pet owners treat their dogs and cats almost as if they were children. The law in the state of California, however, does not. What happens to a pet when divorce splits up a family? In a growing number of California divorces, the fate of the family pet is hotly…