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Do I Need to Disclose My Bonus to My Wife if a Divorce Is Pending?

Is There An Obligation to Tell My Husband About the Year-End Bonus I Am About to Receive? This is a tough topic, because if you've found yourself here it is because you are struggling with your ...
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Navigating the Minefields of Divorce From a Narcissist - One Path Out of the Swath of Destruction!

"Will I Ever Be Free of You? How to Navigate a High-Conflict Divorce from a Narcissist, and Heal Your Family " by Karyl McBride Ph.D A Book Review by Thurman W. Arnold, III CFLS "Help! ...
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SANCTIONS for Failure to Disclose SEPARATE PROPERTY As Breach of Fiduciary Duty - Marriage of Simmons

Marriage of Simmons (April 18, 2013) 215 Cal.App.4th 584 Q. Does a spouse have the obligation to disclose separate property assets in the course of a dissolution proceeding and, if so, what are the ...
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A REVIEW of the Top California Marriage Based FIDUCIARY DUTY STATUTES

What Are the Key California Fiduciary Duty Statutes, and How Are They Applied ? Part I - Introduction to Fiduciary Duties Given the large number of reversals of fiduciary duty claims at the trial ...
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Marriage of Kahn - Self-Represented Parties, Discovery Sanctions and Indio Divorce Attorneys

Marriage of Kahn (2013) 215 Cal.App.4th 1113 - Don't Think You Can Get Away With Discovery Game Playing By Becoming Self-Represented! Or "How to Avoid Divorce Trance for Lawyers Who Represent ...
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Marriage of Georgiou: The Time To File Fiduciary Duty Set Aside Motions Is Limited!

Marriage of Georgiou and Leslie: If Your Attorney(s) Fails to Ask the Right Questions, and You Have Some Information About the Nature of a Potential Community Property Asset, You Had Better Act Fast! ...
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Does the FIFTH AMENDMENT Apply to Perjury in Family Law | Divorce Cases?

Q. Can I assert the Fifth Amendment in my divorce | family law proceedings? Asserting the Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in Family Law Cases in California: Severe Adverse ...
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Divorce and Family Law HORROR STORIES - How the System Is Broken! SHARE Yours With Us?

Share Your Family Law Horror Story ? I want to thank all of you who write me about the difficult circumstances and horror stories surrounding your divorce and other family law matters, both in and out ...
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Court Upholds PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT Where Wife Alleged Husband Falsely Stated Net Worth

In Re Marriage of Hill and Dittmer (1/18/12), B226017 While prenuptial agreements were once viewed with suspicion by trial courts, a recent decision reflects the current trend to uphold them ...
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Marriage of MARGULIS - Fiduciary Duties of MANAGING SPOUSES

Marriage of Margulis, Part 2 - Duties of Managing Spouses Please see Part I of my evaluation of IRMO Margulis as the launching point for understanding the appellate court's outline of interspousal ...
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Divorce and Family Lawyers Who LIE - EQUANIMITY and DIVORCE PRACTICE

Divorce Lawyers Who Lie Some lawyers, like some people, lie to the Court - particularly in the more contentious of family law cases where emotions run highest. Our culture (and our lower natures) ...
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Overcoming the PRESUMPTION Against SPOUSAL SUPPORT in DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Cases

Q. My wife obtained domestic violence restraining orders against me. I was not guilty of what she claimed I did, but the judge said that all he needed was a 'preponderance of the evidence' to ...
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How Can I STOP My Spouse From LIQUIDATING OUR COMMUNITY PENSION?

Q. I am afraid my husband may liquidate our 401k and IRA's that are in his name. Is there anything I can to do freeze the accounts or make sure he can't empty them out before I can hire a ...
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My Ex Has Been EXCLUSIVELY USING Our RESIDENCE - Is There an EPSTEIN CREDIT For This?

Q. I have been occupying the home after my wife left over a year ago. I pay all the interest-only mortgage, property taxes, and insurance with no help from her. Does she owe me half of any of this? A. ...
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What are EPSTEIN REIMBURSEMENTS?

Q. My wife and I are getting our divorce with the assistance of a paralegal. That person has prepared a Marital Settlement Agreement. The paralegal says she cannot give us legal advice. There is a ...
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How Do I Defend a Request by My (Former) Spouse to SET ASIDE our Support Orders?

Q. My former spouse claims that I lied on my Income and Expense Declaration and has filed a motion to set aside that order, seeking more money. How do I oppose this? A. This type of support ...
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What Are My Rights When I Believe My Spouse Committed Fraud in Their Income & Expense Statement?

Q. What remedies do you have if you believe your spouse concealed income or lied about assets in their Income and Expense Declaration [Form FL-150]? What If He Lied to You and the Court In His Income ...
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Am I LIABLE for my husband's GAMBLING DEBTS?

Q. My husband won't stop gambling. Am I liable for his gambling debts? Janet, Lake Havasu, AZ The community property that the two of you own is liable as to satisfy his gambling obligations, ...
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What are interspousal FIDUCIARY DUTIES?

Q. I keep hearing the phrase "interspousal fiduciary duties". What does it mean? A. Few areas of California divorce and family law is changing as rapidly, or is having as great an impact ...
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