By Pat Burgess Last Tuesday evening was an interesting session that covered the gamut of jurisdictional questions such as, what happens when you get a divorce in a different country and then the one spouse moves to one US state and the other spouse with the children lives in another US state…who has jurisdiction, particularly […]
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By Pat Burgess Our meeting this month covered a wide variety of very serious issues: The California Supreme Court recently ruled in Marriage of Davis that, for the purposes of dividing community assets and debts, the parties must reside in separate residences to be deemed “separated.” This will have a rippling effect among those getting […]
By Pat Burgess In our last meeting there was a great deal of discussion around “Rights”, particularly if the primary bread-winner has the right to tell the other spouse they have “no rights” to certain marital property because they are the primary bread winners. NOT SO!!! California is a “Community Property” state. The Lawyer in […]
Tammy J. Mercado – Attorney at MercadoLaw – focuses on family law including divorce, marriage/domestic partnership dissolutions, paternity, child custody, child visitation, child support, modifications, domestic violence and other complex family law issues. Should you need assistance with any kind of family law matters you can visit her website at www.Mercado-Law.com or contact her at […]
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