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How are Wills and Trusts Affected in Divorce?

There are many complicated issues surrounding the end of a marriage and the beginning of a divorce process. These issues must be resolved before you can legally dissolve the marriage. Estate planning is a...
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What is Legal Separation?

Married couples in California have several options when they decide they no longer want to continue living together in marriage. Divorce is the most well-known of these options; however, a divorce completely ends the...

Divorce and Mental Illness

Any divorce is likely to be difficult, but for those who are getting a divorce from a spouse who suffers from a mental illness, even more difficulties than usual can arise. Mental illness is...
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Costly Mistakes in Divorce

Did you know that divorce can greatly affect your financial health? Getting a divorce is expensive and you may face higher expenses once the divorce is finalized. Whether you are the primary breadwinner of...
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What Is An Uncontested Divorce?

The term “uncontested divorce” may be misleading to some people. The words do not mean that the couple agree on every aspect of their separation; instead, it simply means that they have both agreed...
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How Much of My Income Will Go For Child Support?

How much of your income ultimately leaves your hands each month in the form of child support payments depends on several factors. Unless you have a knowledgeable divorce lawyer working on your case, it...
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When Men Are Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a problem in many marriages, but most people automatically think of women or children as victims instead of men. However, recent studies show that a growing number of men are actually...