In 2020, the CARES Act permitted anyone under the age of fifty-nine and a half to withdraw up to $100,000 from an IRA or other defined employer plans like a 401(k), 403(b), or 457(b) without incurring a ten percent early withdrawal penalty (retroactive to January 1, 2020 if they … [Read more...]
Should you rely on divorce laws?
Did you read family laws before your wedding? Did you review court opinions when you bought your cars, house, or business together? If not, why rely on divorce laws to determine how to dissolve your marriage or domestic partnership? If your soon to be ex is angry, narcissistic … [Read more...]
How to make divorce eco-friendly
"...Society must radically decarbonize to spare the future from the worst consequences of climate change. The next few years are probably the most important in our history." Debra Roberts 3 ways divorce impacts the environment First, most legal proceedings for annulment, … [Read more...]
How to Find Understanding Through Conflict in Divorce with Gary Friedman
People often misunderstand the things other people say during a conflict in divorce. Especially when they disagree with one another. Some level of understanding has to do with how we communicate and some with hearing things through our filters --what we want to hear or what we … [Read more...]
What’s the first thing to do in divorce?
After twenty years of marriage, the best family vacation ever, or one of your usual fights, your spouse says, "I want a divorce." You feel a thump in your chest, like your heart just hit your rib cage. The blood coursing through your veins feels cold. Your head hurts, stomach … [Read more...]
Did your spouse acquire a community property interest in your separate property house? (Moore-Marsden)
You inherited or received real estate as a gift before or during marriage, or bought a house before getting married. You used your salaries, bonuses, commissions, or other income earned during marriage to make improvements or pay the mortgage principal on the property. You don't … [Read more...]
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