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February 2018 Archives

Bankruptcy: Financial concerns can affect a person's health

As the economy grows, many individuals in California may feel less hesitant about taking on heavier debt loads. However, while a credit card balance may appear manageable at first, if an individual falls behind on payments, the consequences can be severe. Not only can similar issues pose a threat to one's financial stability, but studies suggest that they can also have an impact on a person's well-being. Those who wish to prevent such harm could find it beneficial to consult with a bankruptcy attorney for guidance in pursuing relief.

Seeking guidance on how tax changes might affect one's divorce

Upon deciding to take separate paths in life, married couples in California or elsewhere may face difficult decisions, many of which could have a significant impact on their lives. With factors to consider such as property division, those who are facing divorce may already view the process with a certain level of concern. However, changes to how spousal support will be taxed could only add to the difficulty of the situation, and becoming informed on this topic prior to entering negotiations is advisable.

Self improvement is a priority after a divorce

The end of a marriage is the start of a new beginning. It is your time to get out, find things you enjoy and improve yourself. When you are ready to do this, you need to take things slowly. The last thing that you need is to rush forward and end up in a position where you don't want to be.

Adjust your social media use to protect yourself in a divorce

These days, people use social media as a primary means of communicating with friends, family and the world in general. However, you need to carefully consider how you're using social media when going through a divorce. Making the wrong decision or posting the wrong thing to Facebook or Twitter could end up impacting your divorce, from asset division to child custody.

Taking the necessary financial measures following divorce

For individuals in California who are going through the end of a marriage, one of their major concerns may lie in the uncertainty of what happens after the process is finalized. While divorce can be stressful enough in its own right, a person may still need to take certain financial measures even after obtaining a divorce decree. With little experience in the area, one could find it advisable to seek guidance on areas he or she may need to address.

Factors to consider when creating a parenting plan during divorce

Dissolving a marriage can be a difficult decision that will inevitably bring about change in the lives of everyone involved. For parents in California who choose to divorce, many may wonder how these changes will affect their kids. Although parents may experience some level of uncertainty during this period, there might be certain aspects to consider that could prove essential to creating an acceptable parenting plan.

Accident leads to DUI charges for California man

The aftermath of a serious motor vehicle accident has the potential to leave a person somewhat shaken up and disoriented. While this might be a normal reaction to such an incident, in some cases, one's behavior could lead authorities to suspect the presence of impairment. A 70-year-old man has been arrested and accused of DUI after authorities claim he began to show signs of intoxication following a recent collision in California.

4 ways you can protect your finances in a divorce

If things have not been going well in your marriage lately, you might be considering divorce. However, you might be worried about what comes after, where you will live and how you will support yourself. If your husband has been the main breadwinner, your future financial situation might be your biggest concern. This is actually a common fear of many women who face the possibility of divorce.

Uncovering hidden assets prior to divorce proceedings

Many individuals in California and elsewhere place a great deal of importance on maintaining a healthy financial future. For those facing divorce, there may be some concern as to how the outcome will affect this area of life, and what they can to to protect it. Prior to entering divorce proceedings, a person might find it essential to identify all marital assets and ensure that none remain hidden throughout the process.

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