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Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada, LLP
Menlo Park
San Ramon

November 2019 Archives

What should you remember about divorcing with children?

As a married couple, you and your spouse simply did not work well together. You had different ideas about how to raise your children, when to spend and save money and your roles in the household. As a result, you've both decided to get a divorce.

Avoid these 2 issues when raising your children after divorce

There are plenty of issues that children may have as they go through divorce. They may struggle with their parents not loving each other anymore. They may have a hard time living in a new home or going to a new school. At the end of the day, parents have their hands full while they try to guide their children through all the changes that are happening because of their divorce case.

If you have a complex divorce case, get the right help

When you're working on dividing your marital property, the best thing you can do is think of the situation like a business deal. California requires a 50-50 split of marital assets, but that doesn't mean that you and your spouse can't negotiate and come up with different terms.

How will your divorce affect plans for your kids' college?

While you certainly want to obtain your fair share of marital assets from your divorce, if you are parents, your primary concern is how your children will fare through the breakup of your marriage. In fact, it is likely that most of the decisions and compromises you make are directly related to the welfare of the kids. Even though it may be years down the road, it is important to include college planning in your divorce settlement.

Your recreational pot use can affect custody

If you are in the middle of a contested custody battle with your ex, you should expect that they may decide to play dirty. While that can mean all sorts of different things, here in California where recreational marijuana use is now legal, the bud you smoke could become a legal sticking point.