Remarriage and Alimony Payments In a divorce proceeding, alimony may be granted to one of the spouses. Alimony requires the wealthier partner to financially support the dependent partner through periodic payments. This arrangement often continues until the financial situation of the dependent partner changes. The remarriage of the alimony recipient can alter the conditions of…

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Divorce and Furniture

Divorce and Furniture Furnishing a new home can be very expensive. Thus, when you divorce and are looking to create your own home, you may want ownership of your favorite bookcase, the king-sized mattress, or the glass-top dining room table from your old home. Unfortunately, your ex-spouse may be eying the same pieces of furniture….

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Helping Young Children Cope with Divorce Our team at Fischer & Van Thiel, LLP, recognizes that divorce takes an emotional toll on everyone involved. This can be especially true of young children, who may not possess the cognitive abilities to fully comprehend the situation. Many young children are concerned with different aspects of the divorce…

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Spousal Rape

Spousal Rape In the state of California, committing a sexual act with a non-consenting spouse is handled as a felony rape charge. The main difference between this and other rape charges is that spousal rape also falls under the umbrella of domestic violence, and thus a defendant in a spousal rape case may face the…

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Legal Grounds for Divorce While the laws regarding reasons for divorce can vary greatly from state to state, the state of California recognizes only two reasons as grounds for divorce. Irreconcilable Differences Most divorces are filed based on irreconcilable differences, which means that the couple feels that there are disagreements in the marriage that cannot…

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Considering Divorce

Considering Divorce If you and your spouse are living in California and considering divorce, there may be many things running through your mind. You may be wondering what your life will be like as a single person, how you will make your financial situation work, or how your kids will handle the divorce and how…

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Financial Abuse

Financial Abuse Abusive relationships are a common cause for divorce in the United States. However, when most people think of abuse in a relationship, they think of physical violence or emotional manipulation. In fact, abuse can come in a wide variety of forms. One of the more common but least well-known forms of abuse in…

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Managing the Stress of Divorce In some ways, stress associated with divorce is inevitable. It is the dissolution of what was meant to be a lifelong partnership, and there are both logistical stressors (money, housing, etc.) and emotional ones that individuals will likely have to deal with. Fortunately, by working with an experienced divorce attorney,…

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Keeping Wills Updated

Keeping Wills Updated Many people are aware of the importance of setting up an initial will or trust so that their loved ones will be cared for and their property distributed according to their wishes upon their passing. However, this is only an important first step in taking responsibility for your family and finances when…

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Serious Illness and Divorce Being diagnosed with a grave health concern is devastating enough on its own. Unfortunately, sometimes such a situation overlaps with or leads to a divorce. The causes can be many, but no matter why a couple divorces while dealing with serious illness, it can make the process of going through a…

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