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  • Is It Wise to Lend Money to Your Ex-To-Be?
    Is It Wise to Lend Money to Your Ex-To-Be?

    Finding a fair and workable division of marital property in a divorce is no easy feat. Under California’s community property laws, spouses are entitled to share all property acquired during the ...

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  • Is It a Gift or a Loan?
    Is It a Gift or a Loan?

    During a marriage, it’s common for the couple to receive funds from relatives or friends. Spouses receive these “family-and-friend” funds for wedding expenses, to make ends meet during economic ...

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  • Do Verbal Agreements Made During Marriage Hold Any Weight in Court?
    Do Verbal Agreements Made During Marriage Hold Any Weight in Court?

    Many clients come into our office wondering if verbal agreements made during the marriage have any value in court. Most divorcing spouses, particularly those with children, have discussed divorce ...

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  • What Are the Elements of a California Divorce?
    What Are the Elements of a California Divorce?

    These days, divorces is a relatively common, yet despite this, every divorce is different. These differences notwithstanding, there are some common elements that are common to all divorces. PROPERTY ...

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  • Divorce Law Considers Intent to Separate for Purposes of Fixing Date of Separation
    Divorce Law Considers Intent to Separate for Purposes of Fixing Date of Separation

    MARITAL VS. NON-MARITAL Divorcing couples often encounter issues in the distribution of marital assets, particularly in identifying which properties are marital and non-marital. The distinction is ...

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  • Brad Pitt Requesting Joint Custody of Children
    Brad Pitt Requesting Joint Custody of Children

    The entertainment world was shocked in mid-September 2016 when power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt announced their divorce. Jolie filed a petition for divorce from Pitt citing “irreconcilable ...

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