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Do I Need a Premarital Agreement?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on April 1, 2014

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The general public seems to think that only the Hollywood stars or mega-wealthy benefit from a Premarital Agreement.  This is not true. Think of a Premarital Agreement as a roadmap or insurance policy in the event that your marriage unfortunately ends in divorce.   Generally speaking, anyone who owns a business, home, or other assets […]

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What are the Residency Requirements for Golden State Divorces?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on March 28, 2014

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If the California Supreme Court lacks jurisdiction over your divorce, you cannot petition to dissolve your California marriage. How can you make sure that you are eligible? There are many ways to demonstrate that you’ve met residency requirements. Normally, this only becomes a problem if you or your husband or wife just moved to (or […]

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Let’s dive a little deeper into the law that governs California prenuptial and premarital agreements. As we discussed last time, the important California Family Code Sections are sections 1600 through 1617. Section 1613 says that premarital agreements go into affect once a couple gets married. 1614 sets the conditions for when such agreements can be […]

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