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Aaron Dishon

Aaron Dishon’s Legal Guides

13 total


  • Revising Estate Planning Documents During Divorce

    When you begin the divorce process your estate planning documents are probably the last thing on your mind, but your will, trust, and power of attorney need to be addressed without delay.

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  • Facebook and Your Divorce

    What you say on Facebook could hurt you in a divorce. What your friends and family say on Facebook could hurt you in a divorce, too. Practice responsible Facebook posting and update your privacy settings to make sure this doesn't happen. How Does it Happen? Your spouse and his or...

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  • Reducing and Terminating Spousal Support in California

    In California, there is a presumption that the supported spouse has to make reasonable good faith efforts to become self sufficient in a reasonable period of time. You should consider going into court often and early after your divorce to see if its possible to reduce or terminat...

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  • Bankruptcy and Divorce - Don't Assume Your Spouse's Debt!

    Bankruptcy and financial difficulties can throw a divorce off course. For example, when a divorcing couple is in the process of dividing property, a bankruptcy filing by either spouse would put the division on hold through what is called an automatic stay. An automatic stay prev...

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  • How to Tell Your Family, Friends, and Co-Workers You're Getting a Divorce

    Tell your children about the divorce first Your children need to hear about the divorce from both you and your spouse. Make sure they do not hear about it from anyone else first. Sit down with your c

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  • Hire an Accountant and Divorce Lawyer to Work Together

    In a divorce, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) can calculate your net worth and your spouse's net worth. This helps your attorney provide bulletproof figures to the courts. Look to the Department of Consumer Affairs in California for a list of accountants with experience in ma...

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  • Common Law Marriage Myths

    Myth #1 - Common law marriage occurs when you live together for seven years Many believe that after you live with a boyfriend or girlfriend for a certain number of years that you automatically become

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  • Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for the Wealthy

    Not every soon-to-be married couple who signs a prenuptial agreement has millions of dollars in the bank. Yes, many do have high earning jobs or family wealth, but that's not the only reason to sign a prenuptial agreement. Reason for a prenuptial agreement: Children from a previ...

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  • Child Custody - Keeping Track of Custodial Time

    What Specifically Will an Online Time Tracker Do? After you’ve created an account on an online parenting time tracking site, update the calendar to reflect the dates/times each parent will look after

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  • Divorce Property - Steps to Dividing Marital Property in California

    Decide What Belongs to You Only First things first, you must sit down and decide what property belonged to each of you individually before the marriage. If you owned significant property or had signi

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