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What Is Tracing In A Family Law Case?

“What Is Tracing In A Family Law Case?” Tracing is a technique used to prove that comingled separate and community money or value in property really belongs to one spouse. […]

“Can You Get Punitive Damages In A Divorce?”

“Can You Get Punitive Damages In A Divorce?” Punitive damages, which are money damages meant to punish a party for bad conduct, are not generally allowed in family law. This […]

Fiduciary Duty During Marriage To Other Spouse

“Fiduciary Duty During Marriage To Other Spouse” During a marriage, both parties have an equal right to control community property and incur debt. For instance, a credit card in one […]

Can A Minor Or Mental Incapacitated Person Represent Themselves in Family Law Cases?

“Can A Minor Or Mental Incapacitated Person Represent Themselves in Family Law Cases?” Minors can represent themselves in family law court IF they are a party to a divorce or […]

“Can My Family Law Judgment Be Set Aside for Fraud?”

“Can My Family Law Judgment Be Set Aside for Fraud?” Normally, a judgment which is agreed to (stipulated) or issued by a judge cannot be overturned. Judgments are meant to […]

“How Are Family Law Judges Chosen In California?”

“How Are Family Law Judges Chosen In California?” For most people, family law procedure can be confusing. Many times, litigants are unhappy with the judge, and I often get questions […]

“How Do The New Tax Law Changes Affect Spousal and Child Support?”

“How Do The New Tax Law Changes Affect Spousal and Child Support?” The new tax reform has made several changes which affect child and spousal support, including one prospective change […]

“Does My Ex-Spouse Have A Right To The Business I Started Before We Were Married?”

“Does My Ex-Spouse Have A Right To The Business I Started Before We Were Married?” It is fairly common for one partner to bring a business with them into a […]

“When Can You Appeal A Family Law Decision?”

“When Can You Appeal A Family Law Decision?” So you had a family law contested hearing or trial…and you lost on an issue that is very important to you. What […]

“Why There Is So Much Anger In Family Law: The Fear Factor”

“Why There Is So Much Anger In Family Law: The Fear Factor” Getting through a contested family law matter can be very traumatic, psychologically speaking. It is not just emotional […]

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