Understanding Your Interest in a Spouse’s Business in a California Divorce

If your spouse has full or partial ownership of a business – whether that ownership is based on active participation in running the business or merely a passive investment not involving day-to-day labor or management – you may be entitled to at least some portion of the value of the business in a California divorce…

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Deciding Whether to Pursue Spousal Support (Alimony) in California

For many divorcing spouses in California, determining whether spousal support (also called “alimony”) will be paid, how much will be paid, and for how long is often the most contentious aspect of a divorce, especially if there are not contested custody issues. Why is this the case? Several reasons factor into this. There is some..

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