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Spousal Support

What if My Spouse Spends Too Much Money?

By Marcus Morales on Mar 13, 2018 in Spousal Support, Articles, Divorce

Ordinarily, to the extent martial expenses reflect marital lifestyle, the focus should be on actual expenditures during the marriage- NOT ON THE APPLICANT SPOUSE’S “ESTIMATED” EXPENSES BASED ON THE “WISHES AND DESIRES” FOR A PARTICULAR LIFESTYLE.

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Mortgage Payments After Separation

By Marcus Morales on Mar 08, 2018 in Spousal Support, Articles, Business Valuation, Divorce, Legal Separation, Property Division

If the spouse is using separate property to pay the community debt, i.e. wages earned after separation, then the payer spouse may be entitled to reimbursement from the community for paying the community debt. Beware, a spouse who resided in the community home exclusively may have to reimburse the community for the rental value of the home during the period of exclusive use.

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California Length of Spousal Support: Gavron Warnings

By Marcus Morales on Mar 08, 2018 in Spousal Support, Articles, Divorce, Legal Separation, Property Division

If the court deems it appropriate, the court will issue a warning to the supported spouse that they must makes efforts to find work and support themselves, as the court intends to terminate or modify spousal support at a future date.

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Preliminary Disclosures

By Marcus Morales on Mar 08, 2018 in Spousal Support, Articles, Business Valuation, Divorce, Legal Separation, Property Division

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Saving Money During The Marriage

By Marcus Morales on Mar 08, 2018 in Spousal Support, Articles, Divorce, Legal Separation, Property Division

When determining the amount of spousal support (alimony), one spouse will receive, the court will attempt to determine what the martial standard of living was during the marriage.

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Tax Dependency Exemption in California Divorce

By Marcus Morales on Mar 01, 2018 in Spousal Support, Articles, Child Custody , Child Support

Who gets to the claim the tax dependency exemption in California during a divorce case? The parent with whom the child resided with for the longest period of time during the taxable year gets the exemption.

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Bitcoin and Divorce - Cryptocurrency Is the New Frontier For Divorce Cases, And Some Lawyers Are Crypto Ignorant

By Marcus Morales on Feb 13, 2018 in Spousal Support, Articles, Business Valuation, Child Support, Divorce, Featured Articles, Prenuptial Agreements, Property Division

When looking over bank statements and financial records the past couple of years in California divorce cases, we have noticed a couple of key words popping up in regards to cryptocurrency which signals red flags. One term is "coinbase". Coinbase is a digital exchange and wallet where cryptocurrency can be stored, purchased, sold and received. Think of coinbase like an online bank for cryptocurrencies.

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