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Bifurcation and divorce-part 2

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on January 23, 2015

An earlier post recognized the role of a request for bifurcation in a California divorce proceeding; here we will discuss the legal requirements that must precede a request to the court for bifurcation. In California: Six months or more must have passed since the non-petitioning spouse, or respondent, was served with the Petition For Dissolution. […]

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Bifurcation and divorce-part 1

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on January 21, 2015

In family law and divorce law, the term “bifurcation” refers to a legal process by which the issues in a divorce are divided into two parts. One part focuses entirely on a single point of law: a request for a separate to restore the parties’ legal martial status from married to single. The other “half” […]

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Midnuptial agreements and California divorce

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on January 19, 2015

Among high net worth couples in the process of divorce, property issues can be considerably complex, and often contentious as well. In a recent post we discussed marital property transfers known as transmutation agreements, and how they may become objects of conflict during divorce proceedings relating to asset division. We have also covered, in previous […]

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