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Accident at intersection leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges

A car accident can occur at any given moment and being involved in a collision can be a daunting experience. Those who suffer serious injuries in an accident may also face extensive medical bills and a lengthy period of recovery, which is a combination that can have a substantial impact on a person's future. Unfortunately, a recent accident in California has also left a 23-year-old woman accused of drunk driving.

Finding ways to help the kids cope with the changes of divorce

When parents in California make the decisions to take separate paths in life, one of their immediate concerns could pertain to how the process might affect the kids. Parents may wish to reduce the impact divorce will have on their children, but they might not be certain how best to approach the situation. While divorce can be hard on kids, there are certain steps parents can take that might help their children adjust to the changes in their lives.

1 accused of drunk driving in accident that injured pedestrian

Pedestrian-related collisions can have devastating consequences, and being involved in such an accident can be a daunting experience. Those who hit and cause injuries to a pedestrian may carry the experience with them for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, a recent collision involving similar circumstances has left a 48-year-old man facing drunk driving charges in California.

Divorce: Wealthy couples at greater risk of arguing over finances

When it comes to issues within a relationship, disagreements can arise over a variety of topics. However, finances continue to be one of the most common areas of conflict for married couples in California, especially the wealthy. Recent studies indicate that financial disputes among couples with considerable wealth may have a higher chance of leaving one or both parties considering divorce.

How debts impact asset division in California divorces

The eventual outcome of your divorce will depend on many factors, including the number of assets you acquired during marriage, as well as the amount of debt you incurred. Unless you have a prenuptial agreement in place, you will either have to come to terms with your spouse or rely on the courts to handle the process of splitting up your assets and debts.

Spousal support can be one of the toughest topics of divorce

There are a variety of aspects involved in the process of ending a marriage. While the division of property and child custody can be two of the most vital topics to address, individuals who are going through a divorce in California may also find it helpful to consider the possible presence of spousal support. Since negotiations pertaining to alimony can be highly contested matters, knowing the factors to address concerning this aspect of divorce could be vital.

New bill will provide pets with additional privileges in divorce

When it comes to pets, many couples may consider their dogs or cats as members of the family. Should a couple make the decision to divorce, reaching a decision on who gets custody of the family pet can be a highly-debatable matter. A new law in California that will take effect at the beginning of next year will reportedly give the court the authority to make decisions concerning the custody of pets based on a variety of factors.

Addressing child-related expenses during divorce in California

Upon making the decision to end a marriage, it might not be uncommon for parents in California to have concerns about how the process will impact their kids. Following a divorce, parents may wish to continue to provide their children with the necessary financial support, but agreeing on how they will achieve this goal can be challenging. However, by gaining a better understanding of the expenses that might be necessary to the growth of their kids, parents may be more capable of reaching an acceptable arrangement during negotiations.

3 choices for the family home in a divorce

Marriage is extremely difficult and no matter how hard you fight for it, it could be a losing battle and divorce might be your best option. However, ending a marriage comes with its own set of complications. For example, it is often an extremely emotional and stressful time during which you will have to make decisions that will affect the rest of your life. You probably already know that you will have to make choices concerning custody and visitation for your children as well as which assets you should fight for during the settlement process.

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