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Family Law Matters

Family law is an area of law that can encompass various different elements. Divorces are a category of family law. In a divorce there are many intricate matters that can occur throughout the process. It is important to know the process of a divorce and each parties individual rights. Often  it is beneficial to converse…
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What is Separate Property?

Separate property is property that during a divorce does not need to be divided. At times, although property was acquired during marriage it can still be considered separate property. In addition, if something was a gift or inherited it is also separate property. Therefore, these types of property obtained would not need to be divided…
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Helping Kids Through a Divorce

When you are going through a divorce or a separation, you can still be a good parent to your child and support them emotionally through this difficult ordeal. There are several things to keep in mind when you are trying to parent your child, remembering that he'she is probably confused and stressed by your separation. Most children…
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Discussing Divorce with Your Kids

Talking about divorce with your kids can be difficult no matter what their age but here are several phrases that you should never use when approaching this topic with your children. -Your Mother/Father is..... -I don't want to get a divorce from your Mom/Dad, but your Mom/Dad doesn't want to work on it with me... -If you…
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Dividing Property

Once you are divorced from your spouse or separated from your domestic partner, the property that was acquired during your union will need to be fairly divided. Even if this issue was decided upon outside of the court, the judge will need to make a formal order to avoid any legal confusion in the future.…
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Collaborative Divorce

Defined as: A process for resolving divorce and other similar family issues by good faith negotiation on a cooperative, voluntary basis without litigation. One way of handling your divorce or separation is to get a collaborative divorce or 'collaborative law'. This is when you and your spouse or domestic partner, each with your own legal counsel, sit and…
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What is “custody and visitation”? | legal custody | physical custody | visitation order

When you separate or divorce from a marriage or domestic partnership where there are children involved, you and your partner will need to decide on who will have custody of your children and how they will be taken cared of  now that your relationship has ended. Visitation rights (sometimes called 'timeshare') will also need to…
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Divorce or Separation in Orange County: Understanding Community Property

Community property usually means everything that the spouses or domestic partners own together. This means everything that you bought or got while you were together in marriage or a domestic partnership — including debt — that is not a gift or inheritance. Community property also includes all the earnings that either spouse or partner (or both of you)…
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Divorce or Separation in Orange County: Understanding Property and Debt

The property and debts part of a divorce or legal separation is often so complicated and the cost of making a mistake is so high that you should talk to a lawyer before you file your papers, especially if you have anything of value (or if you have significant debt). NOTE! If you signed a prenuptial…
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