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Menlo Park
San Ramon

May 2019 Archives

Addiction can complicate child custody issues

Perhaps you knew when you married that your spouse had a substance abuse issue. On the other hand, you may have watched the problem develop and worsen as years passed. Addiction affects the entire family, and you certainly dealt with your share of the burden. You may have lost count of the times you rescued your spouse, made excuses or wondered how you would pay the bills after your spouse lost yet another job.

Negotiating can help you get the assets you want in divorce

With cases of property division in divorce, there can be many complexities to consider. You might have physical and digital assets, investments and unique property that you don't want to divide with your spouse. Under California's community property laws, spouses are intended to divide their marital property equally. Doing so is a necessity unless you can come up with your own agreement outside court.