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Many people consider their pets family members, but do pets have any rights during a divorce? As of January 1, 2019, California courts can determine the custody of pets in divorce cases. Certain owners could receive physical custody of the animal and gain legal custody, or the...

Divorce is a difficult process with many challenges, and when a divorce crosses state lines, procedural headaches can rise. The first decision is which state court is most appropriate. Unfortunately, either state may bring significant costs or delays. For a specific court to hear a claim,...

Alimony Tax Implications Alimony, “spousal support” or “separate maintenance payments”, could have significant tax implications whether paid or received. Generally, the payer may deduct spousal support from his or her income, and the recipient must report alimony as taxable income. As a result, a divorce attorney...