January 28, 2022 9:27 AM

January 2022

By Liz B. Gatsby

If you are planning to split your assets, you may be wondering how long after a divorce you can file a QDRO. A QDRO is a document that helps you decide how to divide your assets between the two parties. It provides flexibility and options for the spouses and can...
One of the biggest reasons why divorce law favors women is the fact that the courts place more emphasis on providing for children. When a woman is left unemployed, she will likely not earn nearly as much as a man does. The same is true of men, who will often...
While the name implies that the process is similar to litigation, what sets it apart from litigation is that it is not a courtroom process. This is due to the fact that in this method, both parties negotiate their own terms of divorce, instead of a judge deciding the outcome...
Conversion is a common type of disposition in family law divorce. A legal separation will be considered “disposed” when the parties have separated legally, thereby ending the marriage. Generally, the courts will decide what constitutes “legal separation” in dependency cases. The court may order an annual review of the divorce...
If you are seeking a divorce, you’re probably wondering: What is no fault divorce law? It’s a popular option for couples who don’t have children and don’t want to fight over fault. This type of divorce requires no fault on the part of either party, and is legal in all...
There are several factors that can influence the outcome of a divorce. For instance, the type of property is a big factor in determining the outcome of the case. There are three main categories of property, real property, personal property, and intangible property. Debts and other intangible assets are also...
In California, common law marriages are considered ‘unrecognized’, which means that you cannot file for a divorce on your own. However, there are steps you can take to avoid going through this process and get a divorce as quickly as possible. The first step is to contact a lawyer in...
In 2017, new tax law doubled the standard deduction for single taxpayers, bringing the maximum standard deduction to $12,000 in 2019. This is a big change that will affect divorce settlements and taxes in the future. The standard deduction is no longer deductible for spouses, and the spouse making the...