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Divorcing Later in Life

Sometimes referred to as a “silver” or “gray divorce,” a divorce later in life brings with it a distinct set of concerns. If you’re over the age of 50 and are thinking about divorce, there are considerations to keep in mind that most younger people won’t have to worry about.

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Steps to Take to Prepare for Divorce

No one expects to get divorced when they say yes to marriage. Even if you are the one filing for divorce, you may not be prepared for the emotional process or legal complexities.

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Finding Hidden Income and Assets

During a marriage, couples usually adopt a share-and-share-alike philosophy. During a divorce, however, the philosophy is more akin to “every man for himself.”

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Common Misconceptions About Divorce & Family Law

There’s so much information out there about divorce and legal family matters. How do you know what’s fact and what’s fiction? Knowing the truth versus misconceptions can help you make informed decisions.

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How is Alimony Determined in California?

Due to the financial implications of a divorce or legal separation, spousal support is awarded to help the spouses maintain the financial standard of living established during the marriage. The California courts can order the higher-earning spouse to make a predetermined payment to their estranged partner.

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Understanding the Pros and Cons of a Prenuptial Agreement

In 2019, there were 746,971 divorces total in 45 of the 50 states, according to the CDC/NCHS National Vital Statistics System. Divorce is a reality for many couples in the United States, and marriages end whether there’s a plan for what happens afterward or not.

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What Is Considered Domestic Violence in California?

As shelter-at-home policies took effect at the onset of the pandemic in Los Angeles County, calls to the Department of Public Health’s Domestic Violence Council Hotline increased every month of 2020 compared to 2019. The L.A. Police Department reported 16 percent more domestic violence calls in April of 2020 over 2019.

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Including Pets in Your Prenuptial Agreement

Pets are a valuable source of companionship, affection, support, and entertainment. No wonder many couples opt to adopt a pet together or bring their four-legged friend into their marriage. According to a recent Pet Ownership Study, about 53.0% of households in California own a pet.

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What Are My Options for Relocating with The Children?

You’ve been through a divorce and the parent who has custody of your children decides to relocate, whether for a better job opportunity or because of a new love interest. Can the custodial parent just up and move, or are there legal considerations?

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What Do I Do If My Ex Isn’t Paying Child Support?

When couples divorce and children are involved, one parent will often end up paying child support to the other, who is generally the parent with custodial rights of the couple’s child or children. But if one parent stops paying child support, what steps can the custodial parent take to get the payments resumed and missed previous payments brought current?

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