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PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS: They can be good for everyone.


The dress, the location, the florist, what else is there to do before the big day? If you are like many recent newlyweds, it’s the Prenuptial Agreement. With today’s couples delaying marriage much longer and well into their careers, Prenuptial Agreements are on the rise. Most think that they pro... Read more

blog The practice of family law encompasses difficult relationship problems that can seem intractable. Various factors and complexities may come into play that can affect the outcome of each case differently. Such intricacies of the law coupled with each individual’s set of unique facts requires the as... Read More

blog Los Angeles couples who have been married less than five (5) years may qualify for a Summary Dissolution, a much more simple divorce process set forth in the California Family Code. To qualify you must at least meet the following criteria. 1) Less than five (5) years between the date of marriage and... Read More

Although common law marriage is not recognized in California, unmarried parties who live together and have a relationship over long a period of time may have rights to financial support and property. These unmarried parties may be able to enforce promises of support or property rights through a civi... Read More

blog Common law marriage is not recognized in California. However, unmarried parties who live together and have a relationship over long a period of time may have rights to financial support and property. These unmarried parties may be able to enforce promises of support or property rights through a civi... Read More

blog A lot of divorce cases start with hotly-contested issues; however, approximately 95% of divorce cases actually settle. The quicker that you and your ex-spouse can separate your feelings about the divorce from what you both know is fair, the smoother your path to settlement will be. Keep in mind, tho... Read More

blog As a parent going through a divorce, it will be virtually impossible for you to know when a particular subject might arise or what type of parenting issues will come up to disrupt the divorce process. However, one thing is for sure–you should address the problem as soon as possible. There are ... Read More

blog Creating a budget is a crucial part of the valuation of a marital estate and dissolving a marriage. Accordingly, both parties and their Los Angeles family law attorneys should develop one (or more) budgets. The budget should consist of historical, current and future costs. Historical costs include t... Read More

blog In general, investigators who work on divorce cases or the lawyers who handle divorces will need certain documentation prior to starting an investigation into a person’s hidden assets.  This documentation can include things such as the financial disclosures and tax returns of the parties.  Y... Read More

blog The records that are related to credit card transactions can be quite voluminous, and just the thought of having to look through all of them can be overwhelming.  However, as any experienced Los Angeles family law lawyer  will advise you, a thorough study of these records will often unveil charges... Read More