• 03 Apr 2020
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Can One Spouse Be Forced to Pay for the Other’s Attorney’s Fees?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce April 3, 2020 0 Comment
Can One Spouse Be Forced to Pay for the Other’s Attorney’s Fees?

In marriages when one spouse is the primary breadwinner, it is common for that individual’s income to meet both spouses’ needs. Although this is typically acceptable when the couple is happily married, it may not be the case when divorce proceedings begin. It can understandably become less desirable to provide financial support to a soon-to-be …

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  • 03 Apr 2020
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COVID-19: The Impact of the CARES Act on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Bankruptcy April 3, 2020 0 Comment
COVID-19: The Impact of the CARES Act on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

The President signed into law the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act” or “Act”) on March 27, 2020. This $2.2 trillion stimulus package is designed to mitigate the widespread economic impact of the novel coronavirus. The Act includes certain provisions that temporarily modifies chapter 7 section of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. …

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  • 23 Mar 2020
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Getting Custody of a Child If the Custodial Parent is Incarcerated

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce March 23, 2020 0 Comment
Getting Custody of a Child If the Custodial Parent is Incarcerated

https://srailawoffice.com/custody-child-if-custodial-parent-incarcerated/ UPDATE Decisions regarding child custody involve a determination of what is in the best interest of the child involved. The primary concern of the court is the child’s health, safety, and welfare. Child custody cases are especially important if they involve a situation where the other parent is in jail or in prison.  When …

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  • 04 Mar 2020
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What Is a QDRO?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce March 4, 2020 0 Comment
What Is a QDRO?

Divorce proceedings are very fact specific, meaning they significantly differ depending on the specific facts of your case. While certain issues, such as spousal support and division of property, are common in most divorces, other issues, such division of retirement accounts and benefits, may not be. Regardless, it is important that you hire a Central …

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  • 04 Mar 2020
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Domestic Violence Under California Law

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Domestic Violence March 4, 2020 0 Comment
Domestic Violence Under California Law

Domestic violence is explained in California Family Code Section 6200 and the sections that follow it. Domestic Violence differs from Civil Harassment because it involves individuals with a certain type of personal relationship. In order for an action to fall under the laws of Domestic Violence in the family law setting, there must be a …

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  • 04 Mar 2020
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Important Components of a Divorce Plan

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce March 4, 2020 0 Comment
Important Components of a Divorce Plan

Any important decision you make in your life requires careful thought and planning. The same is true when considering to file for divorce. An experienced and compassionate divorce attorney can keep you grounded as you make plans that will no doubt impact you and your children for years to come. Below are four important areas …

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  • 26 Feb 2020
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The 411 on Inheritance & Divorce

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce February 26, 2020 0 Comment
The 411 on Inheritance & Divorce

Aside from the emotional turmoil, the division of assets is one of the most difficult parts of the divorce process. One of the lesser considered parts of the division of assets are items either spouse gained through inheritance. As such, a commonly asked question by divorcing couples is whether inheritance is considered community property that …

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  • 26 Feb 2020
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What Is Gray Divorce?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce February 26, 2020 0 Comment
What Is Gray Divorce?

Gray Divorce is a term that commonly refers to couples getting a divorce after being married for more than 20 to 30 years. In the past, Gray Divorce referred to divorcing couples who had been married for more than 40 years. Divorce at any stage of a marriage can be difficult, and stressful. However, the …

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  • 26 Feb 2020
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Child Custody Move Aways

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Custody February 26, 2020 0 Comment

Child custody is an especially challenging part of divorce proceedings. Joint custody of the children may allow both parents to remain in close contact with their children. But the calm can easily give way to disputes when one parent wants or needs to move away. If you find yourself in a move away situation after …

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