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When Do I Need a Probate Lawyer?

Probate refers to court processes through which matters pertaining to estates are settled. Depending on the nature of the assets, such cases can be lengthy, drawn-out, and fraught with complex terminologies. While it is true that certain cases can be handled without relying on legal assistance, not everyone is capable or willing to represent themselves in […]

Custody Rights of a Father during a Divorce

Traditionally, child custody rights were always thought to have belonged to the mother. However, there is a growing trend in many states that are forcing lawmakers to reconsider the mother’s right as the sole custodial parent. This is partly due to studies that have shown the importance of a father for the emotional and psychological development of […]

All You Need to Know About Planning a Happy Retirement

Are you one of those people who often find themselves putting out fires even before they start so that their future self doesn’t have to deal with them? If that sounds like you, then you’ve probably already started working toward making your retirement as smooth as possible—and who wouldn’t want a laid-back, care-free retirement where […]

How to Avoid A Messy Divorce

If you’ve been married, you know that marriage isn’t always eternal bliss, as portrayed in fairy tales and all the hit romantic comedies in Hollywood. Marriage is a rollercoaster—sometimes it goes up and sometimes it brings you crashing down. But all that’s okay as long as you know that after a few tough days you […]

How Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Work in California

Domestic violence, or domestic abuse, is a major issue in the U.S. While it affects people of all gender identities, surveys suggest that more than 70 percent of domestic violence victims are women. The problem is more prevalent in California, where about 40 percent of women residents have been abused or threatened by their intimate partners […]

How are Pension Plans and Retirement Savings Divided in a California Divorce?

After a home property, pension plans and retirements savings are usually the most valuable assets involved in a divorce. Learn what the California family law says about dividing these marital assets.    The question of dividing pension plans and retirement savings after divorce is particularly relevant in California, where many employers provide employees with numerous […]

How is Liability Assigned in an Accident with Multiple Cars

Multiple car crashes happen more often than you think. And California is no stranger to these violent crashes. Liability in single and two-car crashes is already confusing enough; it’s a lot more complicated when there are multiple cars involved. The problem, from the point of view of someone who was involved in the car crash or someone […]

Moving on After Wrongful Death

Every year, over 2.5 million people die in the United States. Out of these, 169,936 are unintentional deaths. The astonishingly excessive numbers in no way indicate that the wrongful death of a loved one is in any way easy to grasp. The mourning never ends, the grieving never ends, and the ever-lasting echoes of “what ifs?” […]