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Your Rights In California

By Pat Burgess In our last meeting there was a great deal of discussion around “Rights”, particularly if the primary bread-winner has the right to tell the other spouse they have “no rights” to certain marital property because they are the primary bread winners. NOT SO!!! California is a “Community Property” state. The Lawyer in […]

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Managing your Credit Score through a divorce

By Pat Burgess As you divorce, looking at your own credit score is an important thing to do. You  will be needing to separate your credit and establish your own – and possibly clean it up – if necessary. The most important thing you can do to start managing your credit score is to check […]

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Review Your Beneficiaries

Be sure to review the beneficiaries of any life insurance that you may have. You might have policies or assets that you don’t think about such as your employer sponsored life insurance or an investment or savings account such as a 401(k) or Individual Retirement Account. In my Human Resources career I have seen occasions […]

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