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Honor Thy Mother: No Matter Your Circumstances

Each year, we can count on Mother’s Day falling on the second Sunday of May. This is a day we celebrate the women who have nurtured children and given of themselves to no end. The second Sunday of every month of May can also be a point of contention for some if they are in […]

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Fewer Sex Partners = Happier Marriages, Study Finds

La Jolla – A study conducted by an organization that focuses on strengthening marriage and family life has found that men and women who have fewer sexual partners prior to getting hitched tend to have happier marriages. Image source The Institute of Family Studies found that 65 percent of women who have just one sexual […]

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Couples Use Relationship Agreements, Lifestyle Clauses to Outline Desires

Source San Diego, CA – Some of the country’s most well-known power couples have gotten creative with how they place parameters on their relationships. Between relationship agreements, lifestyle clauses and dating terms of engagement, it is as though the standard prenuptial agreement has become practically passé in some circles. Almost. We combed the Internet in […]

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Things to Consider when Dividing a Business During Divorce

Solana Beach, CA – When it comes to finances and divorce, there’s often no ideal outcome for both parties. If you and your spouse owned a business together, things can get even trickier. San Marcos Family Attorney John Griffith notes, “It can be very difficult to ensure a fair division of property, especially if you’re […]

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Spousal Support in California: Lump Sum Alimony or Regular Payments?

San Diego, CA – When a couple divorces, the higher earner will sometimes be ordered to pay the lower earning spouse “spousal support” or alimony. California alimony laws are at the heart of many divorce cases, and there is much to consider. One question lower earning spouses may wonder is whether lump sum alimony or […]

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Can Cohabitating with a Lover Affect Spousal Support in California?

Spousal support is often awarded to the lower-earning spouse to help maintain the lifestyle the couple built and shared as a married union. Whether the support was granted before the divorce or after, the support (if it is temporary) will end at a particular date and time; unless the supported spouse remarries. What if, then, […]

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Spousal Support: How Much and for How Long?

For the most part, calculating child support in California is as simple as plugging the appropriate numbers into a computer program. The number that the program (Dissomaster) spits out is generally the amount that one can expect to pay or receive in child support. Spousal support isn’t that simple. Determining the amount of Spousal Support using […]

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