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Can a Father Be Awarded Full Custody?

For so much of American history, mothers have been the primary caregivers for their children. They stayed at home and devoted more time to raising children than fathers.

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Inheritance and Divorce

If you’re currently going through a divorce or are considering a divorce from your spouse, you know that there are countless questions and concerns you’ll have to deal with. However, one such topic that’s not routinely discussed has to do with inheritance.

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When Your Ex is Dragging Out Your Divorce

If you’re considering or seeking a divorce anywhere in Los Angeles County, contact the Law Office of Karen S. Brown. Family law attorney Karen S. Brown has seen every stalling tactic and will help you move the process forward as smoothly and quickly as possible, knowing that you want to get on with your life.

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Are Text Messages Reliable Evidence in Family Court?

In a family law issue – such as divorce, property division, or child support – text messages may be used to establish the occurrence of certain events or show character traits and behavior patterns.

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Family Law FAQs

Finding an experienced and reliable family law attorney can make a huge difference when facing legal issues in family court. Regardless of what’s happening in your life—be it filing for divorce, coming to an agreement on child custody or child support, or negotiating asset division or an alimony agreement—your lawyer will educate you about the process and make sure you fully understand your options.

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How Bonuses Are Factored Into Earning Capacity

If you’re considering or already undertaking a divorce in California, many issues loom. The division of assets generally follows the community property laws of the Golden State, meaning everything starts with a 50/50 split but adjustments can be made to account for disparities in each spouse’s financial future. Then, there are also the issues of spousal support (alimony) and/or child support.

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Posting on Social Media About Family Law Cases Can Do Damage

If you’re involved in a family law case, you need to be aware of how your actions and words can affect the outcome. And, in our modern age, this is especially true regarding posts on your social media accounts.

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What Should a Prenuptial Agreement Include?

A prenuptial agreement is a vital tool for engaged couples planning to get married. Establishing a prenuptial agreement can help protect premarital assets, define each party's responsibilities and expectations, and help prepare for an unexpected relationship breakdown.

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Who Is Going to Pay the Kids' College Tuition?

Parents going through a divorce or legal separation often establish child support agreements to assist their children financially. In addition to covering the child's basic needs and living expenses through regular support payments, the parent may also decide who will pay the college tuition of their child.

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When Do You Need a Forensic Expert in a Divorce?

Divorces can be a messy business, even if both spouses are on relatively good speaking terms with one another. However, if one or both spouses are unable to communicate effectively or attempt to hide crucial financial information from one another, you’ll not only need the help of an experienced divorce attorney, but you’ll also need a forensic accountant to find any hidden assets.

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