Divorce and Family Law Blog: Los Angeles & Ventura County

Pro Athlete Divorce Issues

Professional athletes and their spouses face a number of complex legal issues when going through a divorce. In addition to the routine issues that arise in lower profile divorces, professional athletes have a number of other circumstances that need to be addressed. Division of Marital Assets in a Professional Athlete Divorce Whether the athlete plays [...] (more…)

Parental Alienation

In the aftermath of a custody battle where one parent was awarded sole or primary custody of the child, the noncustodial parent often feels devastated. Moreover, the custodial parent may use the custody award to reinforce their superiority over their former spouse. These misguided aspirations can be taken to the extreme by taking actions to [...] (more…)

How Are Marital Assets Valued In California?

When going through a divorce it is necessary to place a value on items deemed to be community property, which includes all assets and debts acquired by either spouse during the course of the marriage. There are some exceptions, such as property acquired by gift or inheritance, or property acquired prior to the marriage or [...] (more…)

High Net-Worth Divorce Issues

High net-worth couples often have unique special circumstances that need to be addressed during divorce. In a typical divorce, the question of support usually centers on how two separate households can be supported when the single-family unit struggled financially. In high net-worth divorce cases, the question is not how basic living expenses will be met, [...] (more…)