Category: Family Law

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Spousal Support (or Alimony) Laws In California

September 04, 2021

Types of Spousal Support in California California law permits several types of support for spouses going through a divorce – temporary, rehabilitative, and permanent support. A spouse may request temporary support, which may be awarded until the divorce is finalized.  The purpose of this type of support is to allow a lower income-earning spouse to […]

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

August 27, 2021

For many Bay Area couples, a prenuptial agreement can be a smart choice. A prenuptial agreement can help protect premarital assets and plan for unexpected events, as you enter your marriage. The attorneys at Tierney Law Group, PC draft and review both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements are often considered by people who own […]

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California Divorce Guide – Starting Out

August 21, 2021

The Divorce Process Divorces in California include not only ending the marital status, but also, custody, support, debt  division, asset division,  and property division. How to choose the right family law attorney for you Every family law attorney is different and unique. While the bones of your matter might stay the same, choosing the best […]

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Maintaining Your Lifestyle After Divorce

August 13, 2021

Maintaining Your Lifestyle After Divorce Maintaining the standard of living forms the backdrop of a majority of negotiations, with spouses seeking the same level of support they were used to before their separation. Like numerous legal matters, divorce cases are handled differently in each state, with Pleasanton divorce attorney highlighting the status quo as one […]

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Modification to Spousal Support

July 23, 2021

Modification to Spousal Support Many people who are getting divorced will have to make decisions about child support and spousal support. The non-custodial parent pays child support, and it is meant to help cover the cost of raising a child that they do not live with. Spousal support, also known as alimony or maintenance, is […]

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Same-Sex Divorce: What You Should Know

July 09, 2021

Same-Sex Divorce: What You Should Know Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land through the United States, and it has been for a number of years at this point. It is hardly any surprise then that plenty of same-sex couples have found themselves in need of a Pleasanton divorce attorney at some point. […]

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Divorce and Business Ownership

June 18, 2021

According to California laws, any business built in the course of a marriage is regarded as marital property. In such circumstances, when you are about to divorce, the spouse who does not own the business is entitled to half its value. Such divorces get complicated really fast, and that is why you may need the […]

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Later Life Divorce

June 04, 2021

When a couple has been married for a prolonged period, their properties and finances become more tangled as time passes on. There are many issues and challenges associated with the end of a long-term marriage. Besides causing psychological and emotional problems, these divorces can also affect someone’s retirement plans. After living together for decades, it […]