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California couple celebrates their divorce

It's very easy to feel a little bit jealous of a happy couple when they announce their impending marriage. After all, don't we all a want to find that special someone with whom we can share our life? But on the flip side, when a marriage does not work out, that same once happy couple may endure a very tempestuous divorce, the kind of which we all hope to avoid.

Four behaviors that are a prelude to divorce

When you started out together, it seemed that you and your partner formed a perfect bond. You liked the same restaurants, films, political candidates and you rooted for the same teams. In fact, being with this person made you feel you were part of a team that could face the many challenges that marriage offers.

Getting a fair settlement to help you build your new life

It is dangerous to construct a building on a weak foundation. And building a new life can be extremely difficult without a strong financial foundation. If you are going through a divorce, you want to come out on the other side with enough wealth to sustain yourself and your children. To this end, it is imperative that you get your fair share of the property and assets that are eligible for division.

Where could a spouse hide vast amounts of wealth?

It is not uncommon to feel blindsided if your spouse unexpectedly files for divorce. Perhaps you were aware that your relationship was strained, but you held out hope that it was just a passing phase. Or maybe the divorce took you by total surprise. Regardless, you are now faced with a number of daunting tasks, among which is making sure that you get a fair property settlement.

Five tips to remember when heading into a high net worth divorce

A divorce can easily bring out the worst in you and your spouse as you try to protect yourselves and your assets. To avoid this, you might take a more passive stance, but this can be detrimental to your long-term financial health. Here are five tips to keep in mind when you're starting the divorce process.

Decisive action needed after you opt for divorce

Once the decision has been made and you know for certain that you are getting divorced, then there are many matters that call for swift and decisive action. Even if you are feeling emotionally pummeled by the prospect of ending your relationship, you need to be very proactive in regard to protecting your assets. Simply put, you cannot afford to let your sadness or anxiety cause you to delay doing what is necessary.

One of Hollywood's most famous couples divorces

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie comprised what was likely the most renowned power couple in Hollywood. The two stars, known together in the tabloids as "Brangelina," seemed to be living the most idyllic lives imaginable. But recently, Ms. Jolie filed for divorce, thus ending the pair's two-year marriage and 12-year partnership. The split serves as a reminder that all marriages have their challenges, which sometimes lead to irreconcilable differences.

Property valuation issues in high-end California divorces

Here at The Law Offices of Dorie A. Rogers, APC, we advise our divorce clients in a wide range of legal issues related to dividing their property between themselves and their spouses. When the assets in question are of high value or unique character, it is critical to assign values that are accurate and reasonable for purposes of proper property division.

Frances Bean Cobain involved in complex divorce proceedings

The daughter of rock music legend Kurt Cobain is currently going through a divorce that may prove difficult to resolve. In 2014, Frances Bean Cobain married musician Isaiah Silva. The divorce papers, citing irreconcilable differences, were filed in court earlier this year. Now Mr. Silva is reportedly asking for $25,000 in monthly spousal support payments. Court documents indicate that Mr. Silva wants the money to put toward expenses for clothes, private schooling for a child from a prior relationship, and rent.