Divorce

Uncovering hidden assets

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 18, 2014

In previous blog posts we have addressed prenups, postnups, and the legally recognized fiduciary duty between spouses in a marriage. For high net worth couples that decide to divorce, the process of reaching a mutually agreed-upon settlement can be complex, even when both partners are on good terms and the effort is collaborative. However, when […]

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Why “gray divorce” is booming

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 11, 2014

“Gray divorce” is a term that came into use n the early 21st century.  It refers to divorce among people aged 50 and over. Books and studies on the subject have been published, and according to the AARP, the rate of 50+ divorces appears to be increasing. Is grey divorce simply a function of the […]

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Children, divorce, and court appearances

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 9, 2014

California law recognizes that in some instances, a child or children must appear in court during divorce proceedings.  Sometimes they must even testify. However, state statutes describe in detail the rules and limitations regarding the treatment of child witnesses under the age of 14.  The well-being and safety of the child is foremost in such […]

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