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February 2016 Archives

IS SEVERANCE PAY A COMMUNITY ASSET?

Going through job loss can be an incredibly stressful time in an individual's job losses and the resulting economic pressures can sometimes result in a divorce. If you are facing divorce and have been recently laid off and received severance pay from your former employer, you need to be concerned about whether severance pay is considered a community asset subject to marital division upon your divorce. For over 40 years, the Law Office of Steven M. Bishop has been assisting San Diego area residents navigate the complex legal system and divorce laws.

RE-MARRYING YOUR FORMER SPOUSE

Sometimes couples who divorce find their love rekindles later in life at a time when they are in different places in their lives than they were during their marriage and they decide to give their relationship a second chance. Although it is not especially common, it is also not unheard of for former spouses to discover the things that initially drew them together in the first place still exist, drawing them together once again. Some experts estimate that about 10% of all married couples who separate will eventually reconcile at some point in their lives. If you have rekindled a relationship with your former spouse and are contemplating a remarriage, there are a few things you should keep in mind before you say "I do", again.

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