The Law Offices of Thomas Chase Stutzman -Divorce Lawyers


Call : 408 294-4600

San Jose Divorce Lawyers Blog

What Can I Take with Me If I Move Out Before the Divorce Is Finalized?

If you are seeking a Santa Clara County divorce, you are generally not legally obligated to move out of the marital home until the divorce is finalized or your spouse has obtained a restraining order that compels you to find other living accommodations. However, many people choose to move out before the divorce is finalized to avoid the tension created by living under the same roof as their soon-to-be ex spouse.

Read our blog titled  “What Can I Take with Me If I Move Out Before the Divorce Is Finalized?” that discusses the things you can and can’t take with your before your divorce is finalized.

How Do Disability Benefits Affect Your Child Support Obligation?

If you have been given an order to pay child support payments after a San Jose divorce, you need to keep in mind that this obligation is based on your current earnings. If you become disabled and are no longer able to work, you could be eligible for a reduced payment based on your lower monthly income.

Read our blog titled “how do disability benefits affect child support obligation” to answer your questions and consult with a family law attorney.

Divorce and Your Retirement Plan

If it is not handled appropriately, a divorce can have devastating consequences for your retirement plan. Many people going through divorce fail to reevaluate their budget which is a common mistake that can pose major problems.

Read our blog titled “Divorce and your retirement plan” to learn more about the things you need to consider. Also get the assistance of an experienced San Jose divorce attorney can help you win the most favorable divorce settlement.

Dividing an Art Collection After Your Divorce

For couples going through a divorce, an art collection can be one of the most difficult assets to divide. Fine art has both sentimental and financial value, and deciding who gets what piece can exacerbate the already tense process of ending a marriage.

Read our blog article titled “Dividing an Art Collection After Your Divorce” to learn about how the law applies in these situations. If you will be going through a divorce in California, you should contact a qualified California divorce attorney.