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Kathleen K. Reeves & Associates
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California courts generally want divorcing spouses to agree on how issues like child custody and support will be handled as much as possible, so as to alleviate stress on the judicial system and ensure that and arrangements suit the needs of everyone…
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In California, spousal support is a monthly payment made by one former spouse to another following a divorce to help the person maintain a certain level of financial security enjoyed during the marriage. Under the state’s community property system,…
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There are a number of tools that California courts employ in order to streamline family law matters, including an electronic program called DissoMaster that’s used to calculate spousal and child support awards. The system is intended to make the…
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In California child custody cases, courts often turn to psychologists and other independent evaluators to get a better idea of the situation and a deeper understanding of what kind of arrangement might be in the child’s best interests. A recent case out…
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Under California’s community property system, a divorcing couple is generally required to evenly split all property obtained during the course of the marriage. That property includes one spouse’s retirement benefits, which may not actually become…
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Once a California court sets a child support obligation at a certain amount, a person who wants the amount changed has to show that the circumstances have changed in such a way as to support the modification. As a recent decision by the Second District…
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In California, a parent’s obligation to pay child support typically ends when the child becomes an adult in the eyes of the law. That usually means turning 18 or finishing high school. In a recent case out of the state’s Second District Court of Appeals,…
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State law gives a judge the power to appoint a therapist for children involved in custody litigation. As a recent case out of the Second District Court of Appeals shows, judges have broad discretion in appointing a therapist, as well as in replacing the…
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Financial issues often dominate California divorce cases. This means various payments may be ordered and also that future obligations may be imposed. As a recent case out of the Fourth District Court of Appeals makes clear, however, child support…
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A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract under which a couple preparing to marry may decide how their assets will be treated and divided in the event that they divorce. As a recent case out of California’s First Circuit Court of Appeals shows, the…
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