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Is my Spouse Entitled to my Military Retirement?

Is my Spouse Entitled to my Military Retirement?

Whether you are contemplating a divorce or have already started the process, you may be wondering if your spouse is entitled to your military retirement. In prior years, a military pension was not able to be divided, even though it was earned during the marriage....

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What is considered to be Separate Property?

What is considered to be Separate Property?

Separate Property   It is any property that you owned prior to the marriage or property that you have accumulated after the date of separation. It can also be a property that you obtained through an inheritance or through some gift.    A lot of times, when...

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What is Community Property?

What is Community Property?

Community Property    Community property is any property that was acquired during the date of the marriage of the parties up to the date of separation, unless that property was obtained through an inheritance or a gift. Looking at community property, the...

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What are Financial Disclosures and Why are They Needed?

What are Financial Disclosures and Why are They Needed?

What are financial disclosures and why are they needed and when are they used in my divorce case?    In all marriages, both spouses have a fiduciary duty to each other. They are considered to be business partners in the business of their marriage, which means...

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We Own vehicles, Who Gets to Keep Them if We Divorce?

We Own vehicles, Who Gets to Keep Them if We Divorce?

If the spouses acquire vehicles during the marriage, the vehicles would be considered their community property. Generally, the spouse who uses the vehicle during the marriage would be awarded that vehicle at divorce, however, the value of the vehicle will be offset...

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The 5 Things You MUST Know About Student Loans

The 5 Things You MUST Know About Student Loans

The FIVE Things You Must Know About Student Loans and Education Debt When You're Divorcing                                    In California, the spouse is not obligated to pay the student loans in the name of another spouse. Any loan that's incurred during the...

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