How Long Can I Expect to Pay Alimony?

Designed to help one spouse continue living the same lifestyle as when they were married, alimony payments are a common element negotiated and settled upon during a divorce proceeding. However, just because it’s common doesn’t mean that it’s not contentious. In most divorces, the subject of alimony or spousal support […]

Four Key Steps in the Mediation Process

If you and your spouse have decided to divorce but you wish to remain on relatively good terms, divorce mediation might be the best approach for settling your differences and finalizing your divorce. Our experienced team of Irvine family mediation lawyers can assist you with navigating your proceedings. There are […]

Jewelry: Gift or Marital Property?

When a couple gets divorced in California, their assets will be considered marital property and distributed equally. This will be the case for all the property they share unless that property was acquired before the marriage. In that case, the spouse who owned that property before or after the marriage […]

Understanding Mediation in California

If you’re considering a divorce in Orange County and believe you and your spouse have the emotional and intellectual maturity to settle your differences amicably, then a divorce mediation might be right for you. Unlike litigation, which requires couples to go to court and argue their case before a judge, […]