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How Quarantine Impacts Child Custody

Many parents are expressing concern and anxiety about how strict quarantine measures may impact their custody arrangements. Communication with your ex-spouse is critical in deciding what visitation schedule works best for the safety of your family. If this issue creates conflict it’s important to remember that the custody laws are clear and
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The Emotional Stages of Divorce

Written by Debra Schoenberg If you’re going through a divorce, you may be feeling a rollercoaster of emotions. The decision to end a relationship can be traumatic and depressing not only because you have to deal with the legal and financial aspects of the process itself, but also the fact that life
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When Your Divorce Goes to Court

By Debra Schoenberg The divorce process is difficult in different ways for every separating couple. It’s estimated that 95% of all divorces end in a settlement agreement but for unusually contentious or financially complex divorces, the only way to resolve these disputes is by going to court. The prospect of a court
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Relationships in Quarantine

Relationships in Quarantine:  The coronavirus pandemic is creating special challenges for millions of Americans as they begin to self-quarantine to stop the spread of COVID-19. Bay Area leaders took the step of placing a mandatory “shelter in place” order affecting six counties and nearly 7 million people. The order is in place
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New Tax Laws Will Impact Alimony Payments

New tax laws will impact alimony payments. If you or someone you know is in the midst of a divorce, they should be equipped with a basic understanding of how the new laws affect them. SFLG’s Debra Schoenberg shares her expert insight with the California Business Journal. https://calbizjournal.com/new-tax-laws-impact-divorce/
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Should You And Your Spouse Keep Your Bank Accounts Separate?

Historically, when couples get married, they tended to merge their lives completely, moving into the same home and merging finances. However, a Bank of America study shows a trend among “millennials” (roughly those born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s) to keep separate bank accounts. According to the study, more than a
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Issues To Consider With Shared Custody

A number of states are moving toward some form of “shared” or “joint” custody as a baseline when determining parental arrangements after divorce. In other states, these may be arrangements that a judge decides upon or which parents agree to. Either way, the trend is toward some kind of shared parenting arrangement.
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What are Mandatory Divorce Classes?

by Debra Schoenberg Going through the divorce can be a grueling process for both parents and their children, who at times can be caught in the middle.  It can be hard to maintain a positive attitude for the benefit of the kids, but attending parent education classes can help parents learn how
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Digital Spying On Your Spouse Is A Bad Idea

There’s a lot of cutting-edge technology available today that makes it easy to spy on someone — or for someone to spy on you. Some programs enable people to “jailbreak” your phone and get past your anti-spyware protection. Once that protection is gone, other programs can give someone access to emails, text
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