Divorce is always a hot topic, and everyone seems to be an expert with plenty of wisdom to share. The thing is, people just love to talk and they aren’t interested in vetting the facts that they share. Not surprisingly, we at the White Oak Law have heard all sorts of myths and rumors that are widely circulated despite being total falsehoods.
When it comes to child support in California, the law is clear: parents are to provide for their children or face serious consequences. Once an order for child support is in place, an individual needs to comply with all terms of the child support arrangement, and the only way it can be changed is via a formal request for modification or termination.
Alimony continues to be one of those topics that seem to confuse everyone, and the falsehoods that we’ve heard have spread like wildfire. So for this post, we wanted to combat some of these misconceptions and expose a few “facts” about alimony that are inaccurate or not always universally true. Remember, we’re just a phone call away so if you want more in-depth advice, you can always reach out to us directly at the White Oak Law. For now, here are some of the biggest myths about alimony that we continue to hear day after day.
These days, more and more people have jumped on the self-employment bandwagon in order to gain increased financial freedom. Some see this as a response to stagnating wages that don’t keep up with inflation, while others consider this as a byproduct of the internet, which has enabled people to conduct business from just about anywhere.
Whatever the case may be, the thing to remember is that self-employment can impact your divorce proceedings, child custody disputes, and other family law matters in California. This blog post provides a brief rundown of how this works, serving as a guide for self-employed individuals currently involved with any of these types of issues.