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March 2014 Archives

Charlie Sheen in child support battle with Denise Richards

In some divorce situations, the couple are able to agree on how to address major issues such as property division and asset distribution. However, when it comes to issues such as child support, both parties might be in a stalemate in California. The custodial parent may want more than the other parent is willing to pay. Child support problems certainly can cause further division between two divorcing individuals, but a willingness to negotiate may increase both people's chances of securing an outcome they both can appreciate.

Managing emotions helpful during divorce in California

It's hard to think logically when one is filled with emotions, such as grief, anger and frustration. However, although it is easy to be overcome with these feelings during a divorce, making decisions based on emotions can be detrimental long-term in California. This is why it is necessary to be in control of one's emotions, channeling them in a positive way during the dissolution of a marriage.

California divorce may not be result of cohabitation

People get divorced for a variety of reasons; many times, it's because the pair has irreconcilable differences they cannot overcome. Some people blame their divorce on the fact that they cohabitated before getting married; after all, cohabitation traditionally has been viewed as having a negative impact on relationships in California. However, recent research shows that this actually may be untrue.

Divorce can impact what happens to one's business in California

People may feel as though their world is turned upside down when they get a divorce. Not only do they have to part ways with their spouse, but also they may incur financial losses for which they were not prepared. This is especially true for someone who owns a business, which may be viewed as community property during a divorce proceeding in California. Even if the couple never executed a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, an individual can still take a few steps to properly address his or her business.