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Evidence and Documentation: Establishing the Start of a Relationship

Evidence and Documentation: Establishing the Start of a Relationship Establishing the Start of a Relationship The timing of the beginning of a common-law relationship can have significant implications, especially in cases where substantial assets are involved. Proving the start date of a common-law relationship can be crucial for determining the division of assets, particularly if […]

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Furniture Division

Furniture Division Furniture Division I wanted to address an issue that often arises during separation agreements but is frequently overlooked until the last minute: furniture division. It’s remarkable how frequently this aspect carries not just a monetary value but also an emotional one. Despite seeming straightforward, dividing furniture can present unexpected complexities. Today, I’d like […]

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Crafting a Sturdy Separation Agreement

Crafting a Sturdy Separation Agreement Separation agreement I want to explain and to emphasize the critical importance of ensuring that your separation agreement is crafted with care and precision. Often, I receive calls from clients who have attempted to draft their own separation agreements without the guidance of legal professionals. While their intentions are undoubtedly […]

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Benefits of a Separation Agreement

What is the separation agreement Separation agreement and court order, what are they? Is important to clarify the differences between a Separation Agreement and a Court Order, as they often play significant roles in legal proceedings involving separation or divorce. A Separation Agreement is essentially a written contract negotiated between separating spouses. A Separation Agreement […]

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Spousal Support in Adult Couples

Spousal support in adult couples To make very short, how much or for how long? I am writing to provide clarity on spousal support considerations for adult couples, particularly in navigating the complexities surrounding its calculation and duration. In general, my approach adheres to federal guidelines, with the primary focus on determining the appropriate amount […]

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