Divorce Blog

  • How is Debt Divided in a California Divorce?

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 9-Dec-2016

    Community property division might understandably be the focus of your divorce proceedings in California, especially if you don't share any children or dependents with your ex-spouse. But while deciding who gets to keep what is important, you must also realize that who pays what debts is just as crucial, if not more so. Without proper planning, debt division in divorce can become a nightmare, ...
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  • Tips on Coping with Divorce during the Holidays

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 9-Nov-2016

    Once again the holiday season is here, bringing with it the seemingly inescapable message that this is a time for family and celebrations. While the holidays and family gatherings can be chaotic even in the best situations, they can be especially difficult following a divorce. Managing family expectations and responsibilities all while in a volatile emotional state can result in tremendous stress. ...
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  • How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 5-Oct-2016

    If you are like 90% of the population in 2016, you have come to enjoy social media applications on a daily, or hourly, basis. Uploading photographs, creating new posts, and sharing content is a fun, easy way to interact with friends, families, and total strangers. However, if you are going through a divorce, you may want to put away your smartphone for as long as you can and avoid social media at ...
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  • Divorce can be a traumatic time of transition from one phase of life to the next. In many cases, spouses may wish to relocate to a new location after a divorce as a means to start fresh or distance themselves from people and places that remind them of their past relationship. While this is completely understandable, this can introduce difficulty in situations where ex-spouses share children under ...
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  • Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Facing Harsh Disapproval

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 22-Jul-2015

    Ever since the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages in late June 2015, the media world has been abuzz with news stories and controversies. To see if the debates and arguments have swayed peoples' opinions on the matter one way or another, the Associated Press conducted an online survey that included 1,004 Americans between the days of July 9 th and July 13 th. The results ...
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  • Best Interests of the Child in Determining Custody

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 28-Oct-2014

    In California, either parent can have custody of the children, or the parents can share custody. While the judge makes the final decision about custody and visitation, he or she will usually approve the parenting plan that both parents agree on. If the parents are not able to reach an agreement, the judge will make a decision at a court hearing. Most of the time, a judge will not make a decision ...
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  • Top Mistakes Made During a High Net Worth Divorce

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 14-Oct-2014

    Divorce has a well-deserved reputation for being stressful, emotional, and unpleasant. Considering you have invested so much time, energy and effort into building a marriage, there are so many factors to consider when dissolving it, such as dividing marital assets, dividing marital debt, child custody, visitation, and so much more. Often, divorcing couples have points of contention and each side ...
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  • How Child Support is Calculated in California

    Posted By Sherman Oaks Divorce Attorney || 24-Feb-2014

    In California, child support payments are generally made until the children turn 18, or 19 if the child is still in high school full time, living at home, and cannot support themselves. A mother or a father can ask the judge to make a child support order as a part of the following types of cases: Annulment, divorce or legal separation A Petition to Establish Parental Relationship (unmarried ...
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  • Community Property & Pension Plans

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 11-Jul-2013

    When it comes to a divorce, the division of property can often be one of the main areas that need to be addressed. States divide up their property in different manners and in California the division is done on the basis of community property. This generally views property that was acquired during the marriage as community property, or belonging to both parties. Separate property will typically ...
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  • Divorce and Real Estate: Who Gets the House?

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 26-Jun-2013

    In property division in a divorce, the laws differ from state to state. With California being a community property state, property will be divided in this manner. Assets, property and debts incurred prior to the marriage are commonly classified as separate property, whereas all assets, property and debts incurred during the term of the marriage will be classified as community property. There will ...
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  • Do You Have to Pay Child Support?

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 30-May-2013

    Every parent has a duty to provide financial support for their child. Child support in California is calculated based upon the monthly gross income of both parents and the amount of parenting time each parent has with the child. Simply put, the more time you spend with your child the less you pay in child support, because the law presumes that you provide financial support for your child during ...
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  • Should You Make the Move?

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 28-Mar-2013

    The question of whether one person should move out of the marital home during a pending divorce can be extremely difficult to resolve. There are certain considerations that are unique to each situation. It is often best to discuss your case with an attorney early on in the process so that they can start you off on the right path. First, is there abuse? If there is any type of domestic violence in ...
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  • Spousal Support Increased for Our Client

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 26-Feb-2013

    Our firm takes on a wealth of cases from all areas of family law. We deal with divorces, dividing assets, seeking spousal support outcomes and child custody matters. One case that we handled dealt with a client that was ordered to pay spousal support to their former spouse for a temporary period of time. The individual responsible for providing support claimed that they themselves were struggling ...
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  • Results of Our Clients Custody Case

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 22-Feb-2013

    Here at Taub & Taub, P.C. , the client is always our main concern. We look for the best results in each case and tailor our service to fit your needs. We are continually gaining successful outcomes in the cases of those we represent, and this is true of one recent case that we handled. A client of ours faced trouble when the other parent that they share custody of their child with decided they ...
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  • Sherman Oaks Divorce Blog

    Posted By Taub & Taub, P.C. || 13-Dec-2012

    Welcome to the Woodland Hills divorce blog of Taub & Taub, P.C. Our firm is pleased to announce our legal blog which will be continually updated with relevant stories regarding family law. Keep checking back on our blog and read news stories, facts and advice on how to deal with a related legal matter such as child support, property division and child custody. Divorce is an important area of ...
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