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December 2016 Archives

Caring for family members through estate planning

When it comes to decisions about what will happen with estates after death, one of the most difficult to make is concerning the well-being of any surviving family members. Leaving behind a spouse and/or children in California can be stressful, but making smart decisions during estate planning can make the transition much easier.

What to do if an ex-spouse will not pay child support

After going through the process of divorce in California, it can be very frustrating for parents to find that collecting child support is not always easy. While there are sometimes legitimate reasons why an ex-spouse cannot offer sufficient financial support, there are also cases where resentment or anger are the source of the reluctance to pay. In fact, U.S. News reports that in recent years, the national number for back payments owed hit $108 billion across the country. There are a few things these parents can do as they are struggling to receive the child support payments they were promised.

Parenting after divorce

You've succeeded. You survived your divorce and are ready to move on in life. As a parent, one of your main concerns likely has to do with creating a new lifestyle in keeping with your children's best interests.

Making sense of a power of attorney

In addition to normal wills and living wills, another document that is useful for California residents to have is a power of attorney. According to the Cornell University Law School’s Legal Information Institute, this document gives someone else the power to act in the principal’s place. While it sounds simple, there are many factors that need to be considered.

How to handle the holidays after divorce

Divorce can be difficult any time of year, but often the most painful occasion is the holiday season. While some situations in California may allow ex-spouses to avoid each other, those who have children will have to find ways to get through the holidays and any future events without spoiling the occasion. Psychology Today offers readers some tips on keeping the season joyous after divorce.

How can you help kids through a divorce?

If you are going through a divorce, you are likely experiencing one of the most challenging times of your life. Sadly, the difficult emotions you feel may be magnified in your children. It is often traumatic for children to see their parents split up. Fortunately, there are ways that you and other Oceanside residents might make the transition a little easier.

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