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Archive for September 2015

Understanding California Spousal Support Rules

Orange County divorce cases can sometimes be complex affairs. A divorce cases usually involves a host of issues that need to be addressed by the two parties before a judge can decide on the final judgment. One of the most important factors in a divorce case is spousal support. Spousal support has multiple rules that…

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Divorce Can Increase Heart Attack Risk in Women

Researchers have found that divorce can adversely impact the heart health of women. Substantial research has already shown the negative effects of divorce on physical well-being, but a recent Duke University study reveals that multiple divorces can increase the risk of heart attacks. The findings indicate women who divorced at least once were 24 percent…

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How to Propose Divorce Mediation to Your Spouse

People who are undergoing a divorce or have gone through one will know that the stakes are always high when it comes to an Orange county divorce. Increasingly for most people turning these stakes into an amicable solution that can result in an easy, amicable, and low cost divorce is possible because of mediation. Marriages…

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Imputing Income to a Parent in Child Custody Cases

The matter of imputing income to a parent in a divorce case is one best described by the word discretion. The California family law courts have a wide discretion to decide cases of income imputing. The only thing that needs to be taken care of is the decision should bear resemblance to the actual facts…

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Is An Aggressive Divorce Lawyer the Best Option?

Some family law clients use the word aggressive when they are looking to describe what they believe to be the ideal lawyer.  What does the word aggressive mean when it used for describing lawyers? It means the lawyers that are zealous, forceful, and passionate about the case they are fighting. Aggressiveness in a divorce and…

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How to Break The News of Divorce to Your Spouse

When a person is going through an Orange County divorce, we realize that there are some events that have a crossover of sorts between the best choices made emotionally and the best choices made legally. One of those issues is how to break the news of divorce to your spouse. While there may be a…

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Is Severance Pay Separate or Community Property?

“Is severance pay separate or community property” is a common question that is asked by spouses going through a California divorce. Severance pay or termination pay can come in many different forms. This can be a sizeable asset to consider in your property and asset division cases. Whether it is a community property or separate…

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