Outstanding student loan debt now stands at a record $1.5 trillion in the United States, and it has been cited as a contributing factor in up to one-third of divorce cases in recent years. In one recent study, up to 13% of divorced couples specifically cited student loan debt as the main reason for their..
Mediation can be an excellent method for reaching a divorce outcome that meets your needs, while generally being faster, less costly, and less contentious than litigating against your spouse in California family law court over your differences. There is no requirement that you work with an attorney in a California divorce mediation, just as..
A common misunderstanding in California divorces, especially for those who have not yet consulted with an attorney, is to believe that each spouse will take the property that they themselves purchased. Specifically, they believe that looking at which spouse’s name is on “the title,” whether that be a physical title as in the case of..