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What do I need to know about Spousal Support in my Divorce?

What do I need to know about Spousal Support in my Divorce?

When you are going through a divorce, it’s important to educate yourself as much as possible to expect the best possible outcome. Here are 9 facts that can help you prepare for your Spousal Support case.   #1 - Spousal support is money that is paid by one former...

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How to File and Survive a Divorce in California

How to File and Survive a Divorce in California

I am so excited to present to you my new book, How to File and Survive a Divorce in California. I wanted to be able to help people that were going through the divorce process. Much of what is contained in the book is from my years of experience and information that...

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How does the Soldiers and Sailors Act impact my divorce?

How does the Soldiers and Sailors Act impact my divorce?

The Soldiers and Sailors Relief Act provides protection to those in the Armed Forces. When service members are involved in court proceedings, it may be difficult for them to participate while they are involved with their military duties therefore they are provided...

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How is Jurisdiction Determined in a Military Divorce?

How is Jurisdiction Determined in a Military Divorce?

Generally, before filing for divorce in California, you must meet residency requirements. This means that you must be a resident of California for at least six months prior to filing for divorce and you must also be a resident of the county that you're filing for in...

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Am I entitled to Survivor’s Benefits When I Get Divorced?

Am I entitled to Survivor’s Benefits When I Get Divorced?

“Am I entitled to survivor's benefits when I get divorced?" is a common question, and certainly an important one to educate yourself about. Death terminates military pension payments to a former spouse unless there has been an election made to obtain survivor’s...

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How does the Court divide a military retirement?

How does the Court divide a military retirement?

Military retirement can be treated as community property if the Jurisdiction is in a Community Property State. All armed forces participate in a unified retirement system. This means the Marines and the Navy, all utilize the same type of retirement. Service members...

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Will I lose my military benefits after I divorce?

Will I lose my military benefits after I divorce?

Will I lose my military benefits after I divorce? It’s not only a common question for spouses of service members, but it is a question you should be seeking the answer to. Clients will come in and ask, "Can I receive the life insurance benefits of my spouse if we...

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How is support calculated in a Military Divorce?

How is support calculated in a Military Divorce?

A common question I receive is how support is calculated in a military divorce. It’s a great question and you should be educated about it as much as possible before going forward with your divorce.   The Biggest Factors You Should Keep in Mind    The key to...

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