separate property

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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In recent years, California law has seen the addition of a statute relating to fraud in transactions between marital partners. There have also been laws enacted that intensify, or heighten, the fiduciary duty between married people. Previous posts have touched upon the subject of California as a community property state, and how that designation comes […]

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Determining spousal support

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on October 15, 2014

One major aspect of every divorce is the subject of spousal support, which is also known as alimony. Certainly many discussions, negotiations, and yes, disagreements and arguments, may take place on this very subject. But not always. Many divorces are amicable, and in California, there are specific statutes that apply to the determination of permanent spousal […]

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