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Archive for March 2017

How To Handle College Funding for Children After A Divorce

Orange County divorce lawyers; The Maggio Law Firm

According to studies involving the topic of parental support towards higher education, it was found that around 29% of divorced parents provided college funding, while the figure was at 88% for intact families. Divorced parents also covered 42% of college cost, while intact families covered 77%. This brings to light the question of whether divorced…

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Concepts About Terminating Spousal Support

Divorce attorneys in Orange County; The Maggio Law Firm

Terminating spousal support is a big issue. The party that is receiving the support wants to be supported for as long as possible and the party that is paying for the support wants to end it as quickly as possible.  There are reasons for ending spousal support, such as: The person getting the support may…

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Using Texts and Emails In California Divorce Cases

Orange County divorce lawyers; The Maggio Law Firm

Parties that are involved in divorce litigation will find that technology can have a significant impact on their cases. Text messages and emails are being regularly used in court proceedings. Introducing texts and emails to a judge in the court is tricky. Parties must familiarize themselves, because if not done properly, they will not be admitted…

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Saving Your Retirement Plan During A Late-Life Divorce

Orange County divorce attorneys; The Maggio Law Firm

Late life divorces are increasing in number as more and more senior citizens seem to be dissatisfied in their marriages. A recent study has revealed that one in every four divorces are late-life divorces. Like any divorce, a late-life divorce can be hard hitting on the financial front. But a late-life divorce could ruin people…

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Managing Student Loans During Divorce

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In California, student loans can be considered to be community property, but it depends on the circumstances. So who pays? According to California Law, if the student loan was incurred after marriage, it can be considered community property and will be split between both the spouses regardless of whose name is on the loan. If…

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