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How Might Remarriage Affect My Divorce Settlement?

When you or your ex-spouse remarry, some of the agreements from your divorce may change. After a divorce, especially one involving children, one party may have a financial duty to the other through ...
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Who Gets the Pet in a Divorce?

When a couple decides to divorce, some of their biggest concerns may be who will get the house, or how custody of their children will work out. However, for some couples, another big topic might be ...
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Reasons Why a Prenuptial Agreement Might be Invalid

For those about to enter a marriage, a prenuptial agreement can be a valuable way for couples to establish and protect their financial rights in the event of a divorce. A prenuptial or postnuptial ...
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How to Choose the Right Divorce Attorney

When your marriage comes to an end and you are faced with the task of having to go through with the process of a divorce, deciding how to choose the right divorce attorney might seem difficult or ...
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How Retirement Assets Are Divided in Divorce

Retirement asset division is required if couples contributed to a retirement account during the course of their marriage. Accounts such as IRAs, 401ks, 403 plans, stock options, pension plans, and ...
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Dividing the Family Home During Divorce

When couples divorce, one of the biggest challenges is deciding what to do with the family home. Real estate is perhaps one of the most valuable assets for a family as well as one that holds countless ...
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Tips on Communicating with Your Spouse During Divorce

For many couples, maintaining open and respectful communication is often difficult, especially if they struggled for years to communicate effectively during the marriage. During your divorce, ...
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Stay off Social Media during Your Divorce

Incriminating yourself has never been easier with the advent of social media. From people admitting crimes on Facebook, to tweeting out their location in the midst of an investigation, so many ...
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Moving Out During Divorce

When couples file for divorce, both parties may feel uncomfortable living together under the same roof. But is it a good idea for one person to move out? Who should be the one to move? The decision ...
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Signs Your Spouse May Be Hiding Assets in a Divorce

Property division is one of the most contentious topics in a divorce case. Some people even go to great lengths in order to conceal assets in order to avoid giving them up to their spouses. If you are ...
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Divorce Preparation Checklist

You’ve made the decision to file for divorce – or you have just been served with divorce papers – now what? Below we have outlined some simple steps to help you get started. Although ...
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Should You Date Before a Divorce Is Final?

Now that your marriage is coming to an end, you may feel that you’re ready to get back into the dating scene again. But not so fast – you haven’t signed your divorce settlement yet, ...
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Tips on Surviving Divorce After 50

“Gray divorce” is a relatively recent phenomenon that describes the surge in divorce rates among older couples who usually over the age of 50 and have been married for several decades. ...
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Common Mistakes Dads Make During Divorce

In the past, courts were more likely to award primary custody to the mother rather than the father. But today, judges do not presume that the mother will be the primary caretaker. Rather, courts are ...
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Child Custody Mistakes to Avoid During Divorce

Child custody case outcomes can have a deep effect on a child’s future and the family’s dynamics. One small mistake could mean the difference between primary custody and supervised ...
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January is Divorce Month

Family law firms and divorce attorneys all across the country generally see a rise in divorce consultations and filings in January. Some experts estimate that divorce filings increase around 10% in ...
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What Rights Do I Have as a Stepparent?

Stepparents have historically had few rights in regards to their spouse’s children. After the year 2000, however, many states began to pass legislation that recognized the role of stepparents in ...
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What are the Main Steps in a Divorce Case?

Many clients often come to us confused about what to expect in a divorce. While divorce laws in California can be complicated and involve extensive paperwork, having an experienced attorney guide you ...
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How to Balance Parenting Time & Visitation During the Summer Months

California requires divorcing parents to come up with a parenting plan, sometimes called a parenting agreement, to determine a basic routine for child custody and visitation schedules. Most parents ...
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Social Connections to Arnold Law Group, APC

Social networking is not just one way to get the information you need these days, but it is one of the best ways to get to know the team you are choosing to represent you. Before you choose a family ...
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Ways to Help Children Cope with Divorce

Divorce can be an extremely emotionally taxing experience for all involved parties, especially the kids. Children of separating parents tend to have a particularly difficult time dealing with the ...
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Holiday Child Custody Plans

Bringing the entire family together for the holidays can be a tricky endeavor for anyone. Matters are sure to only get more complicated if you are divorced and share children with your ex-spouse, ...
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What Determines the "Best Interests of the Child?"

In child custody and visitation cases, couples are encouraged to reach an agreement on how the child will divide his/her time, with whom the child will live, and other issues regarding the child's ...
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How to Solve Property Division Issues

If divorcing spouses are unwilling to cooperate with each other, then the distribution of marital property can become a contentious issue. As each side tries its best to secure more assets than the ...
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Child Custody Issues When a Same-Sex Couple Gets Divorced

When the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages nationwide, it was an historic moment for same-sex couples. Although it was a groundbreaking victory for marriage equality, same-sex ...
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