In observance of World Adoption Day adoption attorney Nathalie Paluch, of the Law Office of Peter A. Lauzon, offers tips for passing the home study and interview required for many international adoptions this November 9, 2018.
With adoption rates declining or remaining low, the Law Office of Peter A. Lauzon attorney Nathalie Amir attributes this decline to the legal complexities of adoption, many times which can make adoption feel very difficult or overwhelming for families to navigate.
A common adage is that half of all marriages end in divorce. That is actually not quite true. The divorce rate in the United States is actually the lowest it has been in decades, according to a report in Time Magazine.
If you believe your marriage is nearing its end, the trust between you and your spouse may have already dissipated. Maybe you believe your partner has been unfaithful, or maybe you have other reasons to believe he or she is not being entirely truthful with you.
You may be no stranger to a prenuptial agreement. This legal document serves to eliminate a lot of the conflict in the event of a divorce by deciding on matters, such as property division, before the marriage takes place.
Some assets are fairly simple to divide during divorce, like selling your car and splitting the profits. If you are dividing more complex assets such as stock options, you face unique challenges. Stock options that cannot be sold off to a third party or do not have a fair market value can be particularly confusing to divide.
When you and your spouse divorce in California, you must find a way to divide all your properties equally, or else the court does it for you. Real estate can be tricky to split, and your vacation home may come with even more challenges.