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September 2017 Archives

Final ruling issued by trial judge in high-profile divorce case

California is host to some of the highest profile divorce cases in the country. Such cases occur also in other states. The divorce matter of Richard and Alicia Stephenson has been inching through the family law courts of another state for many years, but a decision by the trial court may signal a final determination. Richard is the multimillionaire founder of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

Rules regarding tax issues must be covered in family law pact

California and federal law make it important for divorcing couples to make sure that their tax issues are settled prior to agreeing to a divorce settlement. An experienced family law attorney will be well versed in the tax issues that come up during the divorce negotiation process. In discussions with one's attorney, the options and preferences will be learned and decisions made accordingly.

Calculating spousal support in California

Amid all the other changes it brings, divorce also means alterations of financial situations. If you are going through a California divorce or legal separation, you or your spouse may have to pay the other party spousal support, also referred to as alimony.

Prenups may prevent property division contention in California

Many people understandably become attached to their possessions. This attachment may form due to sentimental value or due to the symbol of success that the assets represent to a person. No matter what the reason, California residents will likely want to protect those assets, especially in the event of divorce and property division proceedings.

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