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Blog Posts in January, 2016

  • Mental Abuse Can Be Considered Domestic Violence

    || 29-Jan-2016

    Domestic violence is the abuse of someone in a close or intimate relationship. The abuse can be verbal, physical or a combination of both. A party being abused can seek Domestic Violence Restraining Order to protect himself or herself from another party. California Courts have described verbal/emotional abuse as “acts that destroy the mental or emotional calm of the other party” and ...
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  • Dividing a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

    || 13-Jan-2016

    Who Is Responsible for the Debt? A Home Equity Line of Credit, or “HELOC” as they are popularly known, is a revolving line of credit that uses your home as collateral. HELOC’s may factor into family law cases. For example, if spouses have an open HELOC acquired during their marriage, but do not take out credit until after separation, then both spouses may risk being responsible ...
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