The Role of Life Insurance in Divorce Settlements

Life Insurance in Divorce

Although it depends on the individual’s age, gender, and health, the average monthly cost for life insurance is $26 a month – a small cost for an eventual payout can provide security for the family after their loved one passes on. However, in the realm of divorce and financial stability, comprehending the importance of life

Legal Considerations for LGBTQ+ Families in California Family Law

LGBTQ Family Law

2023 has been a significant year for LGBTQ+ celebrity divorces, including soccer stars Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger, pop star Ricky Martin and painter Jwan Josef, and Broadway actors Billy Porter and Adam Smith.  In recent years, the legal landscape has seen significant changes in terms of marriage rights for LGBTQ+ couples. This transformation has

Same-Sex Divorce: Legal Considerations and Rights in California

Same Sex Divorce

Robin Tyler and Diane Olsen were icons in the struggle for marriage equality, and made history in 2008 as the first same-sex couple to marry in Los Angeles. The couple had bravely attempted to obtain a marriage license for years before same-sex marriage was legalized in the state – so it was surprising when after

Grey Divorce: Unique Challenges and Considerations for Couples Over 50

Grey Divorce Law

Baby boomers have been attributed to various cultural shifts throughout history, such as counterculture and consumerism. Driving a phenomenon known as “gray divorce,” which refers to couples deciding to end their marriage in middle age or beyond, often after being together for many years. Research published in the Journals of Gerontology in September 2022 reveals

How to Protect Your Business During a Divorce: Strategies and Precautions

Business during Divorce

Understanding community property laws in California is key to protecting businesses during a divorce. In the Golden State, these laws regard all assets acquired during the marriage as joint or “community” property. This includes the growth and profit of a business started or run during the marriage. However, it’s not a simple fifty-fifty split. Factors