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Getting a divorce when children are involved can be a complex process. Sometimes, the complexities don’t necessarily end once a divorce has been finalized. For example, at some point in the future, you or your ex may wish to move out-of-state. This will naturally impact custody and visitation arrangements. How this scenario plays out will […]

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When you enter into a child custody or visitation arrangement with a spouse before finalizing your divorce in California, you should understand that the terms of the arrangement may not be permanent. Various factors can result in the terms being modified in the future. For example, perhaps you have custody of your children, and your […]

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Westlake Village

If you’re getting a divorce in California, the court may determine you need to pay alimony to your soon-to-be ex. This might be the case if you earn substantially more than they do. The amount of alimony you could have to pay and how long you may need to pay it can vary depending on […]

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Child Custody

A child custody case in Westlake Village, California can be difficult to resolve. The court considers many factors to determine the best course of action. It may weigh the arguments of both parents in the case. The court must also figure out what action represents the best interest of the child. At the Law Offices […]

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Visitation Rights

Visitation is a topic that is discussed during a child custody hearing in California. Divorces can be emotionally draining for children, so even if they have to live apart, California law encourages both parents to be able to spend time with their children and have a relationship with them. The Law Offices of Stephanie L. […]

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Divorce

Business assets can be divided in one of two ways during a divorce: the couples can reach an amicable arrangement, or the judge can make the decision on how the business assets and control are divided. The first choice is usually the better of the two, but it is not always possible for the spouses […]

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High Asset Divorce

Any divorce proceeding can be difficult and complex. However, when a larger amount of assets are on the table, it can make the division more complicated. When partners cannot agree on their asset division during a divorce, then they will fall into some sort of default division—like equitable distribution, which can be even more stressful. […]

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Family Law

When a couple without children divorce, each is usually free to go wherever they please with no further obligations or need for contact. But a divorced couple with minor children is required to prioritize the needs of those children and where they go and how a move will affect the children becomes an important consideration. […]

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Child Custody

The children should be the primary focus when determining child custody. The children need to be placed in a safe, loving, and respectful environment. Taking a look at which parent can give the children the healthiest lifestyle is essential in determining which parent gets primary custody. A Westlake Village child custody attorney can fight for […]

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Child Custody

Child custody issues are one of the biggest points of contention in California family law. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS), as of 2020, only 70% of children under the age of eighteen live in a two-parent household. That is a drop from approximately 60 million in 1968 to 51 million […]

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