Category: Divorce

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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 […]

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How To Handle Hidden Assets During Divorce?

June 12, 2020

When a couple divorces, numerous legal and financial issues must be resolved. One such matter is asset division. In certain instances, spouses might possess individual or hidden assets. The Tierney Law Group, Livermore family law attorneys, invites you to read this brief blog discussing how such holdings should be handled. Definition Of Assets Assets are […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Legal Separation

April 17, 2020

Individuals experiencing marital struggles might opt to enter an agreement known as legal separation. That said, there are certain actions that should be executed and avoided when formalizing this arrangement. The Tierney Law Group, family law attorneys in Livermore CA invite prospective clients to read the following brief blog discussing the legal separation concept and […]

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How do Prenups Work in California?

February 14, 2020

How do Prenups Work in California? Just like other states, California has its own set of rules regarding prenuptial agreements. Also simply known as a prenup, this is a legal document that two people sign before they get married. Essentially, it determines what a spouse is entitled to and what happens with the couple’s debts […]

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Overview of the Divorce Process

October 15, 2019

The number one question clients ask is how long it will take to complete my divorce. Below is an overview of the divorce process and our attempt to answer this is question. The answer largely depends on a number of factors and the actions of the opposing party. The divorce process involves two parties, two […]

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Community Property and Quit Claim Deeds: The Issue of Transmutation of Marital Property

June 15, 2019

Community Property and Quit Claim Deeds: The Transmutation of Marital Property Community Property & Quit Claim Deeds – how does they effect the characterization of property in divorce cases? Quitclaim deeds are used for a variety of purposes in real estate. Commonly, an individual is added or removed from the title. When property is transferred […]

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Top 10 Things to Avoid in Divorce Cases – Family Law

November 28, 2018

As anyone who’s gone through a divorce can tell you, the process is rarely easy. Tensions run high, and couples often make poor decisions in the heat of the moment. Given the mountain of financial, practical and emotional details that have to be sorted, it’s not surprising so many couples wind up making critical mistakes […]