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I Smell a Rat! When A Spouse Cheats the Other Spouse

Wife [W] and Husband [H] married in 1996 in Provo Utah. In 1998, the couple moved to California. A year later, the couple purchased a condominium in El Monte – initially purchased as joint ...
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Financial Duty of Spouses to Each Other

Husband [H] and Wife [W] were married in 1990 and had four children together. For the first ten years of their marriage, W stayed home with the children, and H successfully created numerous ...
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What to Do About Marital Financial Cheating

Discovering a spouse has been financially cheating in a marriage can cause numerous ill feelings including anger, guilt, fear, betrayal, embarrassment and helplessness. Letting your spouse know how ...
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Is Your Spouse Financially Cheating on You?

According to Forbes Magazine, "…over half of all [financially cheating spouses] admitted hiding cash (58%) or minor purchases (54%). Of the offenders, 30% have hidden a bill, 16% have ...
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Types of Marital Agreements

Whether prior to marriage, after the marriage occurs, or as a result of divorce proceedings, marital agreements often come in to play. In California, there are three types of marital agreements: 1. ...
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Disability Alone Will Not Negate Custody

Mother and Father lived together and had a child together. Mother was severely disabled after an automobile accident. Although she could understand, she could not speak and had no control over her ...
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Shelly Sterling vs. V. Staviano: Return the Community Property!

In 1955, Donald Sterling (nee Tokowitz) married Rochelle “Shelly” Stein in Los Angeles County, California. They had three children and proceeded to build an empire based mostly on ...
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Innocent Victim or Willing Participant?

Thirty-four-year-old Ricci Jones gave birth to a daughter on January 20, 1995. Nathaniel J, the child's father, was 15 years old at the time of conception. Ricci immediately filed for Aid to ...
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Offshore Accounts

Practicing family law in a large metropolitan area like Los Angeles provides a wealth of unique and interesting cases with parties from all over the world. We've worked with clients from Central ...
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