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Don’t just close your bank account when you file for divorce

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May 09, 2022
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When many people file for divorce, one of the first things they think of is closing down their bank account. They may have a joint bank account with their partner, and they want to protect the money that they already have in it. They also…

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What happens when you’re not truthful about your finances?

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Mar 30, 2022
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Financial infidelity is a serious problem in relationships and can end up leading to divorce. Then, during a divorce, that infidelity may lead to issues as debts or assets that weren’t known about finally come to light. By definition, financial infidelity occurs when couples who…

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3 reasons you may want a pre-marital or postnuptial agreement

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Dec 31, 2020
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You and your spouse have many details to consider when preparing for marriage, from where you will live to what your family will look like. As you plan for the future, it can also be important to consider whether a pre-marital agreement is right for…

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Staying on top of financial issues in a divorce

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Oct 29, 2019
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When people in California get a divorce, there are several financial steps they should take to protect themselves. Spouses who have not been involved in the financial side of the marriage should make sure they are able to gather enough information to understand their finances…

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Can child support be modified if a parent moves of out state?

On Behalf of The Law Offices of Ronda A. Middleton

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Sep 04, 2019
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For some California residents, life after a split can mean big changes that might include a move out of state. However, when children and child support are involved, there can be unique complications as the new places to which people move might have different rules…

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Child support varies case to case, state to state

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Jun 19, 2019
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The specifics of child support arrangements in California vary widely based on the facts of the case, and the amounts of payments also differ from state to state. A typical payment in California, according to a study by Custody X Change, ranges between $530 and…

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Setting the record straight on non-custodial parent myths

On Behalf of The Law Offices of Ronda A. Middleton

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Jun 10, 2019
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A non-custodial California parent is someone who does not have physical custody of their children. Under some circumstances, however, a non-custodial parent still has legal custody. Unfortunately, the image associated with a divorced parent who is not living with their children is sometimes clouded by…

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Financial assets and the odds of divorce

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Oct 29, 2018
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Financial problems are a common reason that many couples in California end up filing for divorce. A statistic that may surprise many people is that couples who are financially doing well may be at a greater risk for divorce than couples who are struggling. A…

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Gender-neutral spousal support laws surprise female breadwinners

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Jun 05, 2018
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When there’s an income disparity among a married California couple, a divorce could lead to an alimony settlement. Although spousal support originally arose during a time when wives lacked the financial means to support themselves, modern laws look at spousal income instead of spousal gender.…

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Misunderstandings can influence child custody decisions

On Behalf of The Law Offices of Ronda A. Middleton

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Feb 28, 2018
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Family law judges in California and around the country base their child custody decisions on what they consider to be in the best interests of the child involved, but the evidence suggests that they may not be relying on the latest scientific research and data.…

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