Getting a divorce is never easy, especially when your ex is dragging the process out. It can take a toll on your emotional and mental health, as well as your finances. If you need help speeding up the process—or just aren't sure what steps to take next—The Law Office of Steven E. Springer can help.
California’s standing as a community property state means that, unless other arrangements are made via prenuptial or postnuptial agreements, divorcing couples will end up with half of everything they acquired during the marriage. This may include half of the equity in the home, half of the value of its furnishings, and half of those retirement funds.
The division of property and other assets is commonly one of the most contentious parts of a divorce. When one or both individuals in the marriage have a high net worth (meaning a significant amount of money and assets), the situation only becomes more complicated with so much at stake.
When two people get married, the last thing on their minds is the possibility of divorce. However, statistics show that almost 50% of marriages end in divorce. Because of this, having a prenuptial agreement in place can help protect all parties involved.
When it comes to divorce, there are always challenges to navigate. But for same-sex couples, there are unique challenges that come with dissolving a marriage. It is best to prepare for those challenges well in advance so that they do not catch you off guard when it is too late.
Relationships are hard work, whether you’ve just started dating someone, are about to get married, or are juggling the responsibilities of raising children. However, if your marriage is ending, you may believe that all that hard work is over—but you’d be wrong.
If you’re considering separating from your spouse in California, you need to understand the legal options available to you. Depending on your situation, you may have the option of filing for divorce, annulment, or legal separation.
Divorce, asset division, and child support matters are sensitive issues that are often fiercely contested. In these family law cases, either party will go to any length to protect their best interests. Essentially, a claim made by one party may affect the outcome of the assets division, child custody, or support arrangement in a divorce case.
Going through a divorce can be a difficult and complicated process, especially if you live in the state of California. When it comes to filing for divorce in California, there are two main types: contested and uncontested.
Divorce, as you may know, is a complicated thing. There are a lot of emotions involved and a lot of questions to be answered. And when you add the legal aspect of divorce into the mix, it can get even more confusing.