Category: Divorce

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How to Recognize Hidden Assets During Divorce

March 19, 2021

Divorce is hard on everyone involved in it. The dissolution of your marriage can stir a range of emotions within you, but you cannot allow your feelings to crowd out your interests. If you have a marital estate of considerable wealth, you are entitled to half of it. California is a community property state, which […]

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Dangers of Divorce Self Service

March 12, 2021

There are many reasons to bring a marriage to its end. For some, it’s simply a natural part of a changing relationship. For others, there might be hard feelings or betrayals that make staying married impossible. Regardless of what causes the marriage to stop working, the only reasonable step for the couple to take is […]

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Tips for Making Divorce Easier on Your Kids

February 19, 2021

Divorce is hard on everyone involved in it, especially the children. You and your spouse may no longer be able to live together. But you must both now live for your children, and you must do your utmost to protect them from the consequences of the divorce.  To do right by your children, you must […]

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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

February 12, 2021

When a married couple divorces, there are certain procedures that must be followed in order for the divorce to be valid. A divorce may be contested or uncontested, depending upon whether the parties agree on the terms of the divorce. The processes are different for a contested divorce than in an uncontested divorce. In either […]

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Tips for a Happier New Year after Divorce

January 08, 2021

Your New Year’s celebration may not have been as happy as everyone else’s. You have recently divorced and going through the holiday served only as a reminder that you will begin this year without a family. Or, it may be the first-year anniversary of your divorce, which can be just as painful and hard to […]

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Tips for Divorce During the Holidays

December 18, 2020

Divorce is one of the hardest things to get through. It is especially hard during the holidays. If this is your first Christmas season since the divorce, it is natural to experience feelings of anxiety, sadness, and loneliness. The best way to get through the season with your dignity and mental health is to plan […]

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What is a High Asset Divorce? How a Lawyer can Help

December 11, 2020

Divorce is a difficult thing to get through. Fear, anger, anxiety, and uncertainty may all be feelings you experience during the process. Matters will be even more complex if the divorce involves the division of business assets, multiple homes, wide-ranging investments, and debt. To protect your material interests, you will need to hire a Pleasanton […]

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Most Common Assets to Be Divided in a Divorce

August 21, 2020

Divorce necessitates parting spouses to resolve numerous key issues. Amongst the most pertinent matters in question is asset allocation. The Tierney Law Group requests you continue reading this blog discussing several pertinent aspects of this process and how a Pleasanton CA family law attorney might prove useful in satisfying this mandate. The Community Property Principle […]

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Who Gets the Pet in the Divorce?

June 26, 2020

Going through a divorce is always difficult. Even if you don’t have children, if you share a pet with your spouse, it’s fair to have concerns about who gets them after your marriage is over. In Pleasanton and other areas of California, just like in the country as a whole, pets are treated as property […]