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September 2019 Archives

How to discuss changes to custody or visitation

There may come a point when a child of divorce wants to live with his or her other parent. This can be difficult to hear even if a California parent has been expecting to hear it. It is important to have a calm and rational discussion about the matter even if it can be hurtful for a mother or father to discuss. However, it is a good idea to set ground rules and expectations as to how to talk about a change of residency.

Which co-parent pays for extracurricular activities?

Now that school is in full swing, the young one in your family may plan to play sports, join a dance group or participate in some other type of extracurricular activity. Because these endeavors can be pricey, you may wonder whether you or the child’s other parent bears responsibility for covering extracurricular expenses. 

More millennials seeking prenups than previous generations

California millennials might be requesting prenuptial agreements in greater numbers than their parents did. According to a survey by the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers, more than 60% of attorneys say requests for prenups are on the rise, and of those attorneys, 51% report that more millennials have asked for them.

Is socioeconomic status linked to marital unhappiness?

People in California might expect that people who are less well-off financially might also face more difficulties in their marriages. After all, conflicts over money can be a major part of marital stress and an eventual decision to divorce or separate. During the divorce process itself, financial conflicts can be particularly challenging and difficult to resolve. However, some research indicates that other issues may be more strongly linked to a likelihood of divorce although the jury is still out on marital conflict related to new financial stresses, sudden spending or economic crisis.

HAVEN Act offers protection to veterans filing for bankruptcy

Veterans in California may be at a disproportionate risk for having to file bankruptcy. While veterans are only around 10% of the overall population, they make up 15% of bankruptcy filers. In 2017, there were around 125,000 bankruptcies filed by veterans. However, the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 may offer additional protection to veterans.

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