February 2013

When is a value assigned to assets in my divorce case?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on February 11, 2013

California Family Code Section 2552 generally requires that for purposes of dividing community property that assets and debts be valued “as near as practicable to the time of trial”. If you are settling a case this usually amounts to as close as possible to the date the case is settled. There are a few exceptions […]

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Just because she is asking for sole custody does not mean that the court will order it. It sounds like you have been an active father and involved in your children’s lives. Assuming no other facts, the court should order that your contact with your daughter continues on the same schedule you have been following. […]

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What Protection Immediately Results When Filing For Divorce?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on February 6, 2013

In the State of California, immediately upon filing a divorce, both spouses or domestic partners are restrained from: 1.  Removing the minor child or children of the parties, if any, from the state without the prior written consent of the other party or an order of the court; 2.  Cashing, borrowing against, canceling, transferring, disposing […]

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