What is legal separation?

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in divorce on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Some married couples in California may want to be apart from each other, but do not want or cannot undergo a divorce. The state’s family law allows spouses and domestic partners to separate without filing for divorce or dissolving the…

Gaining pet custody during a divorce

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in divorce on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. This year, some states have enacted laws governing custody of a beloved family member: the couple’s pet. Determining pet custody after divorce in California is still somewhat complicated. Traditionally, pets were treated as property. Their well-being and interests were not…

Tax bill has divorce costs

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in divorce on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. The latest version of the tax bill under consideration in Congress eliminates the deduction for alimony payments and may also have other consequences for couples undergoing divorce. Many lawyers believe that these proposed changes will add time and expense to…

How do prenups work in California?

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in divorce on Monday, November 6, 2017. Discussions on prenuptial agreements are probably an unromantic and skeptical part of a couple’s engagement. However, these agreements can help avoid disputes if they ever divorce and even allow couples to learn about the value of their property. California law…

Planning a prenup

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in divorce on Friday, September 22, 2017. Engaged couples in California can avoid some dispute, if they ever divorce, by entering prenuptial agreements. While negotiating these agreements is not the most romantic part of an engagement, proper planning can help couples learn about their finances and lower…