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What Are Watts Charges In A California Divorce?

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Watts charges, also known as Watts credits, is often used in California divorce proceedings. The term was derived from Marriage of the Watts, a 1985 case. What are Watts Charges/Credits? A Watts credit is basically a charge that one spouse can make against another for half of a community’s asset in use, post-separation. The Watts…

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Life Insurance Considerations & Divorce

More and more people are getting life insurance these days, and that’s a good thing. Yet there are very few people who understand the intricacies of this in connection with divorce. Here is a list of a few “life insurance” considerations before you get into a divorce proceeding and what you need to consider if…

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The Dilemma of Stay-at-Home Moms After Divorce

Post divorce, stay-at-home moms, or ex-housewives in other words, face the dilemma of whether to get a job or not. This can cause high levels of anxiety and stress developing in them. The primary reason for this is that most of the moms, even those that had been employed pre marriage, would have been out…

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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 Divorce Mediation Is Different From Collaborative Divorce

How is divorce mediation different from collaborative divorce? This is one of the most commonly asked questions in recent times coming from people trying to decide which method to choose. A larger proportion of people who tend to ask this question are spouses trying to end their domestic partnerships. Mediation and collaborative practice are vast…

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