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How a prenuptial agreement may affect a future divorce

Right before a wedding is not when an engaged couple wants to think about how the partners will work out their differences in the event that their marriage ends in divorce. However, many California residents engage in just these sorts of considerations when they draft and execute prenuptial agreements. A prenuptial agreement is a contract that two people create to work out matters related to their wealth and property prior to entering into a marriage.

Channing Tatum and wife announce separation

Whether it is an average couple or a celebrity couple, the reality is that issues, disputes and problems can enter into a marriage. This can strain the relationship, causing it to end the marriage. However, when celebrity couples decide to call it quits, the public eye could make an already difficult time more challenging.

Helping Californians work toward favorable divorce resolutions

A divorce is more than just the end of a marriage. It is cutting ties from a spouse, a person he or she may have once believed would be the center of his or her world for the rest of their life. It is the establishment of new parenting rules for parents who must do the same job but without each other's daily support. It is the rewriting of financial plans to ensure that two households may emerge from where there was just once one.

How long must I live in California before I can file for divorce?

Different jurisdictions throughout the nation require individuals to have different durations of residency within their borders before they will grant them divorces. California requires divorcing parties to meet certain time lines before their divorces may be finalized, and this post will discuss those general requirements. However, readers are advised to discuss their divorce plans with their family law attorneys before moving forward in order to obtain the best and most up-to-date information about their pending legal actions.

Popular Hollywood couple splits

Jennifer Aniston has long been America's sweetheart since her run on the astronomically popular sitcom, "Friends". Her subsequent marriage to actor Brad Pitt solidified her status as a Hollywood star, and when their union crumbled, Californians felt the split as if it had occurred between their close friends. Aniston later married her second husband, actor Justin Theroux, in a significantly less public and Hollywood-style affair.

New wealth can be protected through a prenup

Everyone dreams of having a million dollar idea that makes them rich. In this current age of tech and the growth of app development, some young California professionals are experiencing just that aspiration. One great idea that draws in consumers can become a billion dollar entity in the blink of an eye and turn an average incomed individual into a millionaire overnight.

Should you pursue alimony in your divorce?

Not every California divorce will end with one of the parties committed to providing the other with alimony. Previously, this family law blog discussed the amount of time that a person may be required to make alimony payments. However, spouses might wonder whether he or she is a prospective recipient of spousal support and if they should pursue alimony in their divorce.

How long do I have to pay alimony?

Filing for divorce means making major life decisions. Many of these incorporate a spouse's finances and whether they are able to maintain their standard of living post-divorce. Because of that, spouses often request financial support during the divorce process. The amount of time that a Californian will have to provide their former spouse with alimony will depend on the type of alimony that their court awards and a number of factors that are relevant to their particular divorce case.

How long will it take for my divorce to be finalized?

Because every divorce that is filed in the courts of California is based on different facts and involves different litigants, it is impossible to say how long a case will take to reach finalization. However, there are certain requirements that all individuals must meet in order to have their divorce cases reviewed and approved by the courts.

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