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How Does Divorce Affect Taxes

Going through a divorce can be emotionally exhausting. It can also lead to major financial hits if you do not plan carefully. Now that tax season is upon us, many divorced individuals and couples going through a divorce have questions about the impact while filing a tax return.

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Child Custody Rights for Fathers

During a divorce, child custody disputes can be particularly tense. One parent may feel that they would provide a better and more stable home for their child or children than their former spouse. When these kinds of disagreements arise, it’s important to have an experienced child custody and divorce law attorney on your side.

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Divorce and Retirement Accounts

Marital property is defined as any assets or debts accrued during the time of the marriage. With regard to retirement accounts, if you contributed money to the account during your marriage, your spouse is likely entitled to some amount of it.

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High Asset Divorce Attorney

As with any divorce proceedings, the division of property generally focuses on dividing community property in a marriage. Community property refers to the assets and debts that a couple accused during their marriage together.

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Why Choose Certified Family Law Specialist Karen Brown

We know that family law disputes can be fraught matters. With so many emotions involved and so much at stake, it can be difficult to navigate the legal system as well as your complicated feelings about the process.

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How Are Bank Accounts Treated in a Divorce?

For many divorcing couples, separating bank accounts is difficult and a source of animosity. Seeking the assistance of an experienced divorce lawyer is essential for protecting your interests and ensuring the divorce process runs smoothly and fairly. Family law attorney Karen S. Brown is knowledgeable in all facets of the divorce process and can protect your interests in your divorce.

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A Friendly Divorce: Can an Attorney Help Make This Happen?

Divorces and separations can be very difficult for all members of a family, but they don't always have to be. Sometimes divorces can be carried out in a way that reduces the stress and hard feelings that are often unavoidable. In other words, a divorce doesn't always have to be painful.

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Understanding Sole vs. Joint Custody

When children are involved in a divorce or separation, custody can be a contentious issue. Consulting with a child support and custody attorney can help ensure your parental rights are protected. Child custody attorney Karen S. Brown helps clients faced with a custody case understand the difference between sole versus joint custody.

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Modification of Child Support in California

Child support in California is typically paid from the non-custodial parent to the parent with primary or full physical custody. When first determining these payments, the courts look at each parent’s income, the child’s health and education needs, and other factors.

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California Law: Divorce and the Division of Assets and Debts

Divorces can be difficult for a variety of reasons. The history between a couple can be fraught, and difficult proceedings often require a combination of compassion and objective analysis regarding California divorce laws.

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