Modern life can be hectic, even without complications like divorce and COVID-19. Adult stress levels are at all-time highs right now. But what about our children? How are they handling major lifestyle changes? As a divorced or soon-to-be-divorced parent, helping kids cope with both divorce and COVID-19 may be a high priority. In this article, we offer some tips that may help you and your children. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2020
When Is Separate Property No Longer Separate?
As their divorce proceeded, Frank and Elizabeth had much to talk about – or rather, negotiate. During their 12-year marriage, they had accumulated property and debts together. However, each had also brought separate property in their marriage. A lot had changed in the past 12 years. Property discussions heated up as disagreements over how to classify their property erupted. Frank, Elizabeth, and their respective lawyers had to figure out when separate property is no longer separate before they could finalize their divorce. Continue reading
Where California Stands on the National Parents Organization Annual Report Card
Most parents want the best for their children. However, when you are in the middle of a divorce, the ‘best’ thing for your children can be challenging to determine. For this reason, California Family Courts and lawyers use existing California laws to address child-related issues in a divorce proceeding. Groups like the National Parents Organization are dedicated to reforming child support and custody nationwide. In fact, they issue an annual report card that gives each state a grade based on how they handle parenting issues in divorce. Read on to learn more about how California fared in the most recent annual report – and why it matters. Continue reading
Is Your Spouse Hiding Cryptocurrency Assets?
Angela was worried about the way her divorce was proceeding. Her husband’s financial disclosures seemed incomplete. She was reasonably sure that Dwight was hiding cryptocurrency assets from her but had no idea how to confirm her suspicions. Angela and her divorce lawyer may have a difficult job ahead of them. Continue reading