LEGAL ALLIES, TRUSTED PARTNERS

Should I try for sole custody?

If you have a difficult relationship with your ex-spouse, the idea of spending the next decade co-parenting with him or her may seem cruel. In this situation, it is natural for you to think about pursuing sole custody. However, in the majority of cases trying to get...

What is palimony?

If you and your significant other live together in unwedded bliss, you may wish to consider what happens if and when your relationship ends. Do you have the same rights as a married person to receive property and spousal support from your partner? Not necessarily....

How do California courts divide marital property?

Each state takes a slightly different approach to dividing property when married couples divorce. In California, courts generally treat all of the property acquired during a marriage as community property. If divorcing spouses cannot agree about how to divide their...