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What is the Difference Between Separate, Marital, and Commingled Property?

What is the Difference Between Separate, Marital, and Commingled Property?

When it comes to the distribution of property in divorce, the most important identification is whether property is labeled as marital, separate, or commingled property. In a divorce, only marital property is split between spouses, whereas each spouse gets to keep his or her separate property. Failure to properly identify property could mean leaving thousands..

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What is a QDRO and who needs one?

What is a QDRO and Who Needs One?

Part of every divorce is the splitting of marital assets between spouses. This includes real estate, cars, furniture, jewelry, art, and other personal property items. Marital assets can also include retirement accounts, pension plans, and other accounts. For some, it may be necessary to include a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) as part of the..

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Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Have 50/50 Custody?

Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Have 50/50 Custody?

California family courts prefer that in divorce cases involving a minor child, the parents share joint custody of that child. The best possible scenario is that the child spends time equally, 50/50, with each parent and the parents share legal decision-making responsibility regarding the child’s well-being. How does an equal split in custody affect child..

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