Palimony and Marvin claims vs. alimony and divorce

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on January 5, 2015

In a previous post the subject of common law marriage and its recognition or denial by California courts was addressed. How do California courts regard the division of financial assets and property when a cohabitating, but not legally married, couple end their relationship? What is either spouse entitled to by law, especially in regards to […]

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Adultery and alimony

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on October 23, 2014

Orange County Divorce Lawyer

Adultery is on the books in several states as a criminal act, but not in California, as of this post. So here is today’s question: does cheating on a spouse affect the terms of a couple’s divorce, specifically regarding alimony? The answer to that question, for California couples who divorce, is yes. And no. California […]

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Temporary orders

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on September 11, 2014

Before a divorce even comes before the court, there may be circumstances and issues that sometimes require temporary orders.  After the case has been filed, you may proceed with filing the necessary paperwork to obtain orders for more immediate adjustments in such matters as restraining orders, establishing child custody, visitation and/or support. Why are these […]

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