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Filing for Alimony in California

What You Need To Know About Filing For Alimony In California Alimony is meant to correct any unfair financial or economic impact of a divorce. The term alimony, or spousal support, refers to a legal obligation of one spouse to support their ex-partner financially after the conclusion of their divorce. Alimony, although viewed as unfair at times, is basically meant to ensure that both partners in a marriage walk away on stable financial grounding. Any spouse can apply for spousal…

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Divorcing Your Spouse In California

 Divorcing your spouse requires a comprehensive understanding of relevant regulations in the state of California. Before seeking a divorce, it’s important to do your homework so you understand the divorce process, or seek legal assistance to get help understanding the nuances associated with this process. The state of California has specific requirements when it comes to finalizing a divorce and each step has to be followed accordingly. (Download our handy divorce flow chart.) California Requirements to file for a…

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7 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Prevent Struggling Financially After Divorce

As a certified divorce financial planner and certified financial planner in California for eight years, I’ve helped thousands of people get their accounts in order to prevent struggling financially after divorce. I know that right now, there is so much going on in your life, you may not have given much thought to getting your divorce financial picture under control. But, plain and simple: your financial situation is likely going to change dramatically, both during and after divorce.  There are…

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To Finalize Your Divorce, You’ll Need to Make Decisions on These 3 Things

I’m going to give it to you straight: in order to finalize your divorce, you’re going to need to come to agreement with your ex on a few key things. Decisions will need to be made about dividing property and debt, child custody, and child/spousal support – and you’ll both be better off if you can make these decisions yourselves without the court intervening. I know, I know: it might feel right now like you and your ex can’t agree…

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Expert Tips for Negotiating Spousal Support

There are probably a million (or more) things you would rather be doing instead of negotiating spousal support with your ex. I get it. It can be such a hot button issue. So, I reached out to industry experts to get the best tips for how to discuss spousal support, to help you start the conversation on the most solid footing possible. Temporary vs Permanent Support “Some states have formulas which must be used to calculate spousal support (during the…

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Jeff Bezos is getting divorced. Here’s how Hello Divorce can help him (and you).

Today we learned that Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are planning to divorce after 25 years of marriage. My heart always sinks a little when I see news of a prominent couple getting divorced – especially when kids are involved. Yet, I also know that after 25 years of marriage, they likely did not make this decision overnight. There were probably months (if not years) of soulful, heartbreaking efforts and, in the end, they decided they would be better apart. And…

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