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Recent Posts in Marriage Category

Solving the Child/Spousal Support Dilemma

If you fall behind on child or spousal support in California, you can be hit by some super aggressive collection actions by your ex-spouse or support enforcement agency. Those actions can't be ...
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In Bankruptcy, Is Jointly Titled Property Community Property?

THE COMMUNITY PROPERTY DILEMMA Let's flesh out the question stated in the title: In California, a community property state, if a married couple buys an asset during their marriage in which the ...
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Filing Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in California, a Community Property State: Property Issues

IF BANKRUPT CY IS A FEDERAL COURT PROCEDURE, WHY DOES CALIFORNIA LAW MATTER? Even though the U.S. Constitution gives the federal government the power "to establish. . . uniform laws on the ...
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The Effect of DOMA Being Struck Down: Same-Sex Marriage and Bankruptcy

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 Decision overturned provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act which defined marriage between a man and a women. The court found that DOMA violated provisions of the 5th ...
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How Bankruptcy Law Defines "Household" Can Have a Huge Effect on Your Chapter 13 Case

The size of your "household" can determine whether you pay into your Chapter 13 case for 3 or 5 years, and how much you pay each month. In a blog last month I told you how the number of people in your ...
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Solving Child and Spousal Support Debt Problems in California through Bankruptcy

Child Support and Spousal Support If you are behind in your support payments, you owe a very special kind of debt. It may surprise you to hear that even this debt can be tamed through bankruptcy. ...
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Discharging Debts from a Divorce - Can You Discharge Them?

Discharging Debt from a Divorce To write off debts owed to your ex-spouse from your divorce you need to meet two conditions: 1) the debts must be about marital property or debt, and not about support; ...
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Does My Husband/Wife Have to File Bankruptcy with Me?

Once of the biggest concerns for married couples is: Does my spouse have to file bankruptcy with me? Do we have to file bankruptcy together? The answer is: No there is no requirement that married ...
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California Bankruptcy Judge Allows Same Sex Marriage to File Jointly

A recent decision from Judge Thomas Donovan in the Central District of California could allow same-sex marriages to file a joint bankruptcy petition in Southern California. Same sex marriages had been ...
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Community Discharge Protects Non-Filing Spouse

One of the greatest benefits that bankruptcy affords a non-filing spouse in California is the community discharge protection. When one spouse files for bankruptcy in California the non-filing spouse ...
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