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26 07, 2016

Why Should You Read Your Divorce Agreement?

By |2019-08-22T21:33:40-07:00July 26th, 2016|Divorce Agreement|0 Comments

Divorce agreement exist : To protect both parties, their children, and their property from various factors up to, throughout, and after a divorce. When it comes to important aspects of a relationship like resources, residences, children, and other crucial parts of life, it is important to have a plan in place, so that they may be [...]

23 06, 2016

You’re Thinking About Divorce? Now What?

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00June 23rd, 2016|CONTEMPLATING DIVORCE|0 Comments

You are thinking about divorce but you do not know exactly what to do, or where to start and you do not even know how to bring yourself to talk to your spouse about it, not to mention the kids. Hopefully the situation is not so bad at home that the process, should you [...]

21 06, 2016

How Effective Is Your Parenting Plan?

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00June 21st, 2016|DIVORCE ADVOCACY|0 Comments

Divorcing is challenging and time consuming and often times the parenting plan is left to “happen what may”, not by lack of genuine concern, but because it seems this at least should be ok. Divorcing parents think “we’ll do what’s best” without always realizing that the situation puts a different meaning on “best” than normal. [...]

30 05, 2016

How to Save Money on Your Divorce: Divorce Mediation

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00May 30th, 2016|DIVORCE MEDIATION|0 Comments

On top of draining you emotionally, divorce can drain your finances and leave you in a precarious situation, unless you go for divorce mediation. A dramatic outcome is avoidable with a few precautions and by asking the right questions. Understand your situation Rather than wait until the divorce is almost finalized to see what you may [...]

29 04, 2016

Lawyers and Divorce Mediation: Do You Need Them?

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00April 29th, 2016|DIVORCE MEDIATION|0 Comments

Not to take anything away from a legal advisor... During the process of divorce mediation, an attorney can bring expertise and experience to the table. Because lawyers are used to handling entire cases, they can be of great help in an amicable split. Mediation is becoming a popular solution to dissolution of marriage, and more [...]

21 04, 2016

Will Divorce Mediation Work for You?

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00April 21st, 2016|DIVORCE MEDIATION|0 Comments

Does divorce mediation work for all separating couples? Mediation is the legal process allowing you to go through a separation and a divorce without litigation and without going to court. Besides the legal aspects (and in some cases necessity to go through Court proceedings), this solution may not fit your needs, expectations or the circumstances [...]

12 04, 2016

How to Ensure Positive Parenting Through Divorce

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00April 12th, 2016|DIVORCE ADVOCACY|0 Comments

Divorce is a very challenging time, not only for you but also for the whole family, especially your children and the most difficult part may be to keep parenting through divorce as positive as possible. As the emotions are flying high, the balance and self esteem of your children is at stake. The way the [...]

5 04, 2016

Legal Separation and Separation by Agreement

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00April 5th, 2016|LEGAL INFORMATION|0 Comments

While most states use the two terms indifferently, legal separation and separation by agreement are different in the state of California. Similar in essence, a couple agrees to separate while staying married, one is an agreement, the other a judgment. What is legal separation? A legal separation is a court order that determines the rights [...]

29 03, 2016

All You Need To Know About Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00March 29th, 2016|DIVORCE ADVOCACY|0 Comments

Article written by Keeley Landes, Financial Adviser and Legal Document Assistant extraordinaire. What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (Otherwise known as a QDRO [pronounced Quad-row] on the street)? And more importantly (because let’s be honest, you don’t really care, except for the fact that you need one) why do I need one?According to the [...]

22 03, 2016

Get a fair dissolution with San Diego divorce mediation

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00March 22nd, 2016|DIVORCE MEDIATION|0 Comments

You are thinking a San Diego divorce mediation might be the best option for you,  knowing that in a traditional divorce things can get ugly and costly.  The parties involved are not focused on being fair, they are are trying to get even and want to get the most out of the dissolution of marriage. [...]