Is Child Support Considered Income in California?
It is wise to consider future tax implications when you negotiate a divorce settlement. The terms of your settlement agreement could impact your future tax returns. However, most individuals who divorce now in California do not need to worry about support being taxed as income. Is Child Support Taxable as Income in California? According to […]More
What Does It Mean for a Divorce To Be Finalized?
Getting a divorce is complicated. Knowing when your marriage is actually over and what that means for you is equally confusing and supremely important. Fortunately, this blog post has you covered on the topic. Continuing reading to learn about when a divorce is finalized in California, and what exactly that entails. The Divorce Process When […]More
What Happens During an Emergency Child Custody Hearing?
An emergency child custody hearing is a legal proceeding initiated when a child’s safety or well-being is believed to be at risk. This type of hearing can be necessary for a variety of situations, such as when one parent has been abusive or neglectful, has become incapacitated, or has been otherwise unable to care for […]More
Can I Modify My Child Custody Arrangement Without Going to Court?
Depending on the terms of your child custody arrangement, you may be able to modify it without going to court. In some cases, both parents can agree to the change and submit a written agreement to the court. If your situation is more complicated or you can’t agree with the other parent, you may need […]More
Limitations on Spousal Privilege in California
Spouses have the right to refuse to testify against one another in many court proceedings. This right is long held but not absolute. If you’re facing certain legal matters, you may have questions about the spousal privilege and how it might apply to your situation. You can get personalized answers from a trusted family law […]More