J, a Santa Barbara county attorney was held in contempt and was ordered to pay $5310 in sanctions to the other side's attorney for his lack of candor with the court about the fact that settlement funds have been paid.
Here in California, the laws in different California Codes such as Family Code or Civil Code or any other Code are passed by the State Legislature.
If you own a business, whether a tax paying entity or a pass-through entity, and find yourself in Family court on the issue of Child Support, whether as a payor or payee, your business tax returns (or Schedule C) will be examined for certain deductions that Family Court will not allow in determining the amount of income available for child support.
Husband met Wife in Israel in 2010. Wife followed Husband to San Diego and married him. They had a child in 2014. They filed for divorce in 2018. Wife decided to return to Israel. She filed a Request for move-away order allowing her to move to Israel with their child.
Whether an interest rate charged is legal or usury, is to be found in California Constitution, Article 15, Section 1, the California Usury law.
Husband and Wife were in a polyamorous relationship with a 3rd person for many years (15 years), all living in the same home. They agreed that the married couple would have a Child but all 3 of them would help raise the child. California legislatures codified the holding in the case of Sharon S. v. Superior Court (2003) 31 Cal. 4th 417 allowing a child to have 3 parents.
If you own a business before marriage [separate], and if after marriage your personal efforts [community] increases the value of that business, then it becomes necessary to quantify the contributions of separate capital and community effort to the increase, because the community is entitled to the increase in profits attributable to the community endeavor.
A woman sued her X for domestic violence, stalking, assault, emotional distress stating that after they ended their romantic relationship, the X shot arrows and discharged a firearm through her office window.
A few custody related laws are changing starting 1/1/23. Some statutes are amended and some new ones are added. They all pertain to minors who want to seek gender-affirming treatment or mental healthcare.
Here are some things that spouses and families need to consider and prepare for when it comes to dividing assets in divorce in the state of California.