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Preparing for Child Custody Mediation in California

How to Prepare for Child Custody Mediation

One of the most contentious aspects of divorce is often determining child custody arrangements. In many counties in California, anytime either party files a motion for custody with the court, the parties are required to attend mediation with the court’s Family Court Services mediators. Learn how to prepare for mediation in California and make the process as smooth as possible.

Alcoholism & Divorce

How Does Alcoholism Affect Your Divorce?

How Does Alcoholism Affect Your Divorce? Alcoholism affects nearly 15 million people across the United States, and if your spouse is one of those people, you know how destructive and difficult living with someone who is an alcoholic can be, especially if their reckless habits start to affect your children.  If your spouse’s alcohol addiction …

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Divorce Strategies You Should Avoid

Divorce Strategies You Should Avoid

Divorce Strategies You Should Avoid Common Mistakes During Divorce Getting a divorce is one of the most stressful processes you can go through, even if your split is amicable and your assets are easy to manage. If you have an especially combative spouse, or your marital assets are many and various, it will be even …

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What Happens To A Property Held In Joint Tenancy When One Spouse Dies During A Divorce Proceeding?

What Happens To A Property Held In Joint Tenancy When One Spouse Dies During A Divorce Proceeding? Short Answer: If you die during the divorce proceeding, your spouse will receive your one-half of the house unless you sever your interest in the joint tenancy.  Generally, if one party dies after a Petition for Dissolution of …

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