Fast. Fair. Thorough.

California Family Law Blog

Who files as head-of-household after a divorce?

If you are separated or divorced from your child’s other parent, it is likely you will want to file your federal income taxes as head of household. This filing status has many benefits for parents. But if you are divorced, only one of you can claim this filing status....

More information on separate and community property

Readers of this legal blog know that we discuss property division regularly. In a recent blog post, we discussed how property is treated in the property division process. In this post, we will expand on the differences between separate and community property in...

To prenup or not to prenup?

When two people get engaged to be married, probably the last thing they want to contemplate is divorce. A prenup (or prenuptial agreement) is a legal contract entered into prior to marriage that does exactly that. It contemplates divorce, and spells out how the...

Getting to know the basics about child custody

When our readers in California are going through a child custody family law issue, they probably hear the phrase “best interests of the child” quite often. It is one of those legal phrases that seemingly sets the tone for the whole case, like “beyond a reasonable...

Archives

FindLaw Network