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How Is Community Property Handled In A California Divorce?

How Is Community Property Handled In A California Divorce?

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In California, each spouse owns half of all community property. Additionally, each partner is responsible for one-half of all debt. What Is Community Property? Community property includes everything spouses, or domestic partners own together. It includes anything you purchased or received while you were married, except for gifts or inheritance. Additionally, community property consists of … Read more

Different Types Of Child Custody Arrangements And What They Mean

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Custody arrangements provide terms that may address legal custody, physical custody, and visitation rights. Parents can negotiate with each other to determine custody and visitation schedules. When they cannot reach an agreement on their own, they may attempt to settle their differences through mediation. When negotiations and mediations are unsuccessful, parents have to turn to … Read more

Do You Have To Legally Separate Before Going Through A Divorce In California?

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Our clients frequently ask if they are required to legally separate before getting a divorce in California. Although there is a common misconception that you must file for separation first, the short explanation is that there is no requirement for couples to legally separate before a divorce can be granted. Although legal separation is not … Read more

Benefits Of Divorce Mediation In California

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Going through a divorce can be stressful and challenging, especially when the divorce terms are contested. Many issues, such as child custody, child support, spousal support, and property division, need to be settled before a dissolution of marriage is granted. Divorce mediation can be beneficial for couples who want to settle their differences without family … Read more

Advantages Of Being Represented By A California Family Law Attorney

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If you are facing divorce, child custody issues, financial support disputes, or any other type of family law matter, a knowledgeable and dedicated attorney can help protect your rights and advocate for your best interests. Although it is possible to handle some matters without legal representation, those who are represented by a California family law … Read more