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Navigating the Holiday Minefield During a Divorce

By Debra Schoenberg  Thanksgiving just passed and now Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years are just around the corner. For divorced or separated couples that means tension, drama, arguments, and more. Children of divorced parents already face a number of challenges, and the holidays only complicate matters further. Even for couples not battling
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Awards & Recognitions Explained

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers In recognition of her work, Debra Schoenberg was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Founded by highly regarded domestic relations attorneys, the AAML provides leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law. To be
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How to Protect Your Assets in a Grey Divorce

Written by Debra Schoenberg November 12, 2019 Grey divorce refers to the split or separation of older couples, usually over the age of 50, who have been in a long-term marriage and maybe going through retirement. According to Forbes, divorce for older couples has increased, while the overall rate of divorce in the
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Legal Obligations to Consider Before Divorcing Your Spouse

In a no-fault state such as California, you may think you have the right to divorce your spouse without any legal repercussions. Yet in specific circumstances, leaving your spouse could constitute marital abandonment. In these cases, you could forfeit the right to have a say in the terms of your divorce. Your
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How Does Division of Property Work in a California Divorce?

Property division is one of the most asked-about matters during California divorce cases. Most couples are curious as to how the courts would divide their property should the spouses be unable to manage asset distribution alone. California is unique in that it is one of just nine community property states in the
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Can I Divorce My Spouse if They Gave Me an STD?

A sexually transmitted disease (STD) can refer to many different viruses an infected person may spread through sexual intercourse. STDs such as HIV and herpes can cause significant health problems for life. An STD can have serious emotional consequences. It could also cause humiliation and damage to a person’s reputation. If your
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U.S. Jobs with the Highest Divorce Rates

Though two people might love each other, certain situations prompt partners to consider the adage that “sometimes, love is not enough”. Though this is a sad sentiment, sometimes life obstacles and bad timing decimate relationships that could have been successful in alternative situations. One huge factor that impacts the longevity of a
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Millennials are Driving Divorce Rates Down in the U.S.

Over recent decades, the concept of what marriage is has evolved to represent an equal front shared by both partners in the relationship. Marriage is a commitment that two people share with each other to support and build each other up even through overcoming obstacles. This definition of marriage has even expanded
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Adele’s Lack of Prenup May Cost Her Millions

Singer Adele had enough faith her marriage to Simon Konecki would work that she did not enter into a prenuptial agreement prior to the marriage. Unfortunately, the couple’s divorce is now pending – with state laws in California potentially entitling Konecki to as much as 50% of Adele’s earnings during their marriage.
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