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Do I Need a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

Do I Need a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

The traditional depiction of domestic violence in popular culture is typically a husband beating his wife. While this is a common occurrence of domestic violence, the legal definition of domestic violence is much broader and not limited to only physical abuse or a marital relationship.

Reimbursements - Epstein Credits And Watts Charges (Part 1)

Reimbursements - Epstein Credits And Watts Charges (Part 1)

After divorce, each spouse ideally would shake hands, say “I wish you well,” take his or her share of the community property, and live happily ever after. While possible, the vast majority of divorces are much less cordial, and more complicated regarding the division of community property. One level of complication is the issue of reimbursement.

Divorce and Child Support for Special Needs Children

Divorce and Child Support for Special Needs Children

Divorce is already a tough emotional experience and difficult financially, but it can be even more daunting for spouses who have a child with special needs. Typically, child support ends when a child reaches the age of majority or when he or she graduates from high school. For divorcing parents of a child with special needs, however, this is often not the case, given that certain disabilities involve severe impairments that require life-long care and life-long co-parenting.

Duty to Disclose During Divorce

Duty to Disclose During Divorce

Divorcing spouses owe several obligations to each other during the divorce process. One such obligation is the “continuing duty to disclose.”

What Happens to Your 401(k) Retirement Plan During Divorce?

What Happens to Your 401(k) Retirement Plan During Divorce?

While a divorce is generally very taxing emotionally, it also has very serious financial ramifications. One concern you may have already is how your 401(k) Retirement Plan will be treated in a divorce. Similar to your home, it can be an essential asset of the community estate with significant value. You will need to propose how to handle the nonparticipant spouse’s interest when negotiating how to spilt your community property.