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Taking steps to protect one's credit score during divorce

There may be a multitude of individuals in California and across the nation who feel that maintaining a healthy credit score is an essential part of life. However, it may be difficult to know all the circumstances in which one's financial standing could be placed in jeopardy. For those who are facing a divorce, understanding how the process could affect their credit scores and the steps to take to protect their finances could prove imperative.

Factors to consider concerning child support during a divorce

After making the decision to end a marriage, parents in California and elsewhere may wish to take every possible measure to ensure their children receive the necessary financial support. Unfortunately, matters pertaining to child support can be some of the most hotly-contested topics in divorce. Those who are preparing to enter negotiations may find it helpful to keep certain factors in mind concerning child support, as understanding these factors could prove vital.

Crash leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges in California

A recent incident in which a vehicle crashed into the side of a home in California has reportedly left a 23-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence. A conviction for drunk driving carries severe consequences and those who face similar charges may wish to prepare for what comes next by focusing on their defense. However, without the necessary legal knowledge, the process can be stressful and complex.

Financial questions to ask yourself before filing for divorce

Many people decide to pursue a divorce for emotional reasons: Perhaps they want more freedom to live independently, they feel unhappy with their partner or they want to start a relationship with someone else. But many spouses who are considering divorce fail to look thoroughly into the financial implications of their actions. Of course, material possessions cannot bring happiness like relationships can. But your finances can affect your quality of life and choices. Therefore, they should not be ignored.

Bankruptcy: Debt is the No. 1 use for tax refunds

Some individuals in California and across the nation may be planning to use their recent tax refunds to take a long overdue vacation or purchase an item that has been on their wish list for months. However, others may have alternate plans for their refund, such as using it to catch up on financial obligations. Those who feel that their refunds may do little to solve their existing monetary woes could benefit from exploring the relief provided through outlets such as bankruptcy, but they may have reservations about the process.

Options for business owners during divorce

Most couples in California and elsewhere may enter their marriages with every intention of remaining together throughout life. However, this isn't always the case, and upon making the decision to divorce, many may wonder how best to go about preparing for the subsequent process. One topic that many consider it vital to prepare for pertains to the division of assets, and for business owners, knowing the available options prior to entering property division negotiations could prove imperative.

Bus driver accused of drunk driving in California

When most people think of DUI charges, they may immediately associate the incident with the presence of alcohol. However, there are other factors that can affect a person's ability to operate a motor vehicle, such as the influence of prescription medications. A bus driver is currently facing drunk driving charges in California after crashing the vehicle into a guardrail with passengers on board.

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