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Making the prenuptial agreement drafting process a positive one

You believe that you and your spouse-to-be should have a solid prenuptial agreement in place before you tie the knot. You know that prenups are becoming increasingly common among couples whether they have a lot of money going into the marriage or not.

New law provides guidance regarding pets in California divorces

We Californians pride ourselves in being ahead of other states in many areas. However, one of those hasn't been the way that pets are viewed under the law in a divorce. That has changed thanks to legislation that Gov. Jerry Brown just signed into law. Illinois and Alaska have similar laws on the books already.

What are your choices when presented with divorce papers?

Your spouse has served you with divorce papers. Maybe the two of you have been discussing ending your marriage, and you agreed to let them be the one to proceed with the summons and petition. Maybe you weren't expecting it. Either way, now you have to decide how to respond.

Is collaborative divorce the right choice for you?

Not all divorces end up in a courtroom with bickering spouses and attorneys pleading their cases in front of judges. In fact, many couples are able to avoid the time, money and stress involved in litigated divorces. They work together to amicably negotiate the end of their marriages with the guidance of their attorneys. This is often referred to as "collaborative divorce."

Former TV star says he can't pay overdue alimony

Most people who get behind on their spousal and child support don't serve jail time as a result. It's rarer still for someone to request time behind bars. However, that's just what John Schneider did. Schneider is best known as one of the stars of the popular television show "The Dukes of Hazzard."

Leaked court order provides look into Jolie-Pitt custody battle

Almost two years after Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie broke up, the two are still sparring over custody of their six children. Although the superstar couple has sought to keep their divorce out of the media, a court order issued this month has made its way into the hands of CNN. It provides some insight into the couple's legal battle.

International child abduction: How the Hague Convention applies

Not all love unions end in "happily ever after." When children are involved, parents may struggle to come to agreement on which parent their children should live with and how they should organize their parenting time. When the parents are from two different countries, though, the issues become even more complicated when the foreign parent wants to take the child back to his or her home country.

What is a prenuptial agreement?

Engaged couples should consider the unpleasant and unromantic but prudent step of entering a contract before marriage that will govern property division and resolve other legal and financial issues if they ever divorce. California family law governs these prenuptial agreements.

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