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Protect Your Rights By Contacting One of the Family Law Attorneys at Cooper-Gordon LLP Today

Understanding the implications of a Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage or Judgment of Paternity is essential for maximizing the quality of life after a divorce or break-up of a relationship. At Cooper-Gordon LLP, our attorneys help clients navigate the many financial and legal issues associated with prenuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support and modifications of such prior orders.

The financial and legal consequences of a family law matter can be far reaching. Understanding how property is divided, child custody is determined and child support and spousal support are awarded may be essential in planning your course of action during the process of your divorce or any other family law related matter. At Cooper-Gordon LLP, our family law attorneys work closely with clients to ensure that the client understands the financial and legal impact of the issues on taxes, closely held businesses, estate plans, marital debt and retirement plans. Our lawyers have the experience and knowledge to handle complex matters related to transmutation issues and distribution of mixed assets, including use of the Moore/Marsden and California Family Code § 2640 reimbursements.When necessary, we consult tax experts, accountants and business evaluators in valuing marital assets and debts and determining ability to pay support. We also often utilize the expertise and calming influence of mental health professionals to assist our clients in determining parenting plans and custody issues that will be primarily focused upon the best interests of the children. Regardless of whether you are involved in a divorce, are facing a child custody dispute, have a support or modification or enforcement of support issue or need counsel to draft a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, our attorneys have the knowledge, skills and resources to help you. To schedule an appointment, contact the family law attorneys at Cooper-Gordon LLP today.

Protect Your Financial Interests - Learn How to Fairly Maximize the Division of Assets and Debts

Under California community property law, assets and debts must be divided equally. As a result, all increases and decreases in values of property, such as the family residence, stock assets, retirement assets and business assets are subject to division.

Likewise, marital debt, including credit card liabilities and various types of loans must also be divided or offset against other assets. Here, it is important to remember that the terms of a divorce Judgment have nothing to do with your contractual obligations to a third party. If your spouse agrees to pay off a credit card and then defaults, the bank can demand payment from you

Protect your interests and assert your rights. Contact the family law attorneys at the Law Firm of Cooper-Gordon LLP today.