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California is a community property state. According to the law, all of a divorcing couple’s assets are divided so each receives equal value, unless the parties agree otherwise. If one spouse wishes to maintain ownership of a...more
If you own a business, or any asset for that matter, and you intend to marry or divorce, you need to read this.
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I’ve written before about the emotional roller coaster that can come along when it’s time to divide assets during the divorce process. Today my colleague Jen Green offers the first of several tax rules – and their...more
During marriage, a very typical scenario is for spouses to name each other as the beneficiary to each person’s individual life insurance policy. Once a divorce is commenced, a beneficiary designation cannot be changed until...more
Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk's Board Certified Family Law Specialist, Mitchell Reichman discusses best practices in protecting separate property in Arizona. He talks about various family topics such as community...more
Arizona is a community property state which means all property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is, by statute, presumed to be community property. ...more
Wikipedia defines reverse psychology as “a technique involving the advocacy of a belief or behavior that is opposite to the one desired, with the expectation that this approach will encourage the subject of the persuasion to...more
California is a community property state. Under California law, all of the assets and debts belonging to a married couple are divided equally upon divorce. When you are preparing to meet with your divorce lawyer, there are...more
The number one stress factor cited in a majority of marriages is money.
So it should come as no surprise that many divorces are either preceded by a bankruptcy or that one follows soon thereafter....more
In recent years it has become more common for divorcing spouses to agree to jointly engage one expert to value the marital interest in a business or professional practice. ...more
For most folks the decision to separate is hard, and the reality of what separation means can be harder. One of the most important aspects of separating is privacy. Whether you stay in the marital home or get your own new...more
This article explains the potential legal pitfalls facing couples who live together and how to protect assets in the event of separation....more