Most people have heard of alimony, which is when one spouse is court-ordered to make financial payments to the other spouse for a designated length of time. Alimony was created to fairly allow two parties to go their separate ways. Palimony is a similar concept; however, it’s only for partners who aren’t married. California does … Continue reading Who Can Receive “Palimony” in California?
If you’ve come to the conclusion that it’s time for a divorce, you may be overwhelmed at the thought of the process. Separating your life from your spouse’s is not an easy thing to do, especially when children are involved. You may also be worried about how your spouse will react to the news. Will … Continue reading Should I Call a Lawyer Before I Tell My Spouse I Want a Divorce?
Marriage is a complicated relationship with many ups and downs, and it’s a simple fact of life that marriages don’t always last forever. People change, they grow apart, they find they have different interests years down the line, or they do irreparable harm to one another during moments of weakness. Whatever issues have caused you … Continue reading Getting a Divorce When Your Spouse Doesn’t Want To
Most people have heard of a premarital agreement, but did you know there’s also such a thing as a postmarital agreement? It’s true, but don’t be scared. Postnuptial agreements are designed to help spouses plan for their future. Prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements sometimes get a bad rap, but they can really help you. Read … Continue reading How Can a Postnuptial Agreement Protect You?