Reentering the workforce after a long absence can be tough under the best of circumstances, but if you are trying to do so in the aftermath of a recent divorce, it can prove even more difficult. Often, one party in a marriage sacrifices his or her own education or career advancement for the sake of the other partner or the children, but long lapses outside of work can leave you lacking in terms of marketable skills.
Chances are, you are not going to propose to someone, or accept a proposal, if you have any doubts about having a successful, lifelong marriage, but modern divorce rates suggest that not all marriages last for the long haul. You may think that you do not need a prenuptial agreement because your relationship is strong, or because you two have only minimal assets, but there are many arguments for creating one, even if both of these assertions hold true.
Today, one sees an increasing push for alternatives to litigation in many types of cases, including California divorces. It is true that resolving disagreements through means such as mediation can yield many benefits for you such as decreased stress levels, shorter timelines and fewer costs.
Are you looking to sign a prenuptial agreement? If so, you are not alone. Many couples these days are looking to protect their financial interests in marriage. Talking about finances with your fiance may be challenging, but it is a beneficial endeavor if you ever get a divorce in the future.
Pursuing surrogacy is one option for starting or expanding your family. If you are considering getting a surrogate mother during your journey of parenthood, you may find the process exciting yet overwhelming. The choice to have a child through surrogacy is a huge decision that can lead to a wide array of emotions.
Going through a child custody battle may be one of the most stressful experiences of your life. You may feel like everything is on the line. In your heart, you feel like you deserve as much custody or visitation as possible. But how you conduct yourself during child custody litigation is a significant determining factor in how the cards fall.
A postnuptial agreement, also known as a postnup, is a marital contract that outlines the division of assets in the event of divorce. But if you did not sign a prenuptial (prenup) agreement before marriage, why would you consider signing something similar after marriage?
When a California court issues a child custody and/or visitation order, it generally does so after a thorough consideration of relevant statutory factors. The main object of its deliberations is to decide what arrangement will best meet the interests of the child.
A valid, well-written prenuptial agreement can save a lot of trouble for California couples in the event of a divorce. While some people still feel reluctant to contemplate the possibility their marriage will not last, an increasing number of Americans sees prenups as a prudent measure.
Alimony ranks among the top hot-button issues in many California divorces. Spouses with high incomes worry about burdensome payments, while lower-earning spouses worry about not getting enough.