Posts by Evie Jeang

MARITAL PROPERTY: The Difference Between Joint Tenancy and Community Property

What is the most favorable title between spouses? Joint tenancy and community property have much in common but there are some notable differences.   Joint Tenancy Joint tenancy is a type of co-ownership where two or more people, oftentimes spouses, individually own an undivided whole of the property and together are regarded as a single…

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Why You Should Finalize Your Divorce in 2018

If you are going through the divorce process, timing may be an important factor for your pocketbook. New tax laws concerning divorce have been recently enacted. Read on to learn how these new laws could impact you. Alimony tax laws will undergo noteworthy changes on January 1, 2019. Under present codes, alimony is deductible for the…

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International Child Custody and Abduction

Transnational or intercultural marriage is more prevailing; thus, it is common that parents have different nationality and reside in different places. However, when the marriage of a transnational couple comes to be unstable and inclines to rupture, this may result in the relocation of a child with a parent. As a result, during the time…

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Steps and Requirements to file a Workers Compensation Claim in California

If you experience an injury at your work place, it is important for you to file a worker’s compensation claim in order to receive justice from your employer. Typically there are three fundamental eligibility requirements that you must have: You must be an employee, your employer must carry workers compensation insurance, and you must have…

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Psychological Impacts on Children going through a Divorce

It is imperative to understand that each divorce situation is unique. The causes and impacts are divergent by cases and that includes the effects on children. The emotional impacts that children experience vary from age. For instance, younger children may be affected differently than say a teenager. Teenagers may be more prone to lashing out…

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How to Approach Social Media During Divorce?

Social media allows people to share their lives and feelings to a public space. It also has functions that enable users to meet new people or search for a romantic partner. On the other hand, your social media activity can turn into an allegation in your marriage and be held against you. This is because…

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Family Heirlooms and Divorce

Family heirlooms, which include antiques, photos, jewelry, or other collectibles, can be at the center of attention during divorce. The following tips can be used in order to facilitate the legal rights surrounding valuable items. 1. Personal Property v. Marital Assets Anything acquired before marriage is considered personal property, while anything acquired after marriage is…

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Explaining Shared Custody to your Children

Shared custody between parents occurs when a judge allows guardianship and care for a child to both divorcing parents. Shared custody can be distinguished either by shared legal custody -such as religion or academics- and shared physical custody -which is how the child divides his time between both parents’ homes. Once the shared custody has…

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Adding Virtual Currency to Divorces

Divorces are infamous for being complex when it comes to defining which asset should be divided to which partner. Virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin or Litecoin, pose an increase in complexity when calculating their worth and deciding how to divide them between each party. In addition, the lack of paper trails when using the currency…

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Surrogacy and Paid Family Leave

In New Delhi, India, female employees of the federal government can now apply for paid family leave if they have a child through surrogacy. The new decision from the personnel ministry came when a mother had twins through the assisted family planning process, yet was denied paid family leave because she was not the biological mother.

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