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4 years later, Kate Beckinsale, Len Wiseman finalize divorce

Many California celebrities say they met their spouses on movie sets, which is where Kate Beckinsale met her now-former spouse back in 2003. The couple was together more than a decade when trouble arose in their relationship. Beckinsale's spouse was seen around town with a famous fashion model. It appears that this may have been what led to their divorce.

Former NFL star and ex-wife at odds over child support

While a divorce certainly brings with it a sense of finality, it does not necessarily signal the end of a couple's association with each other. In cases where a couple shares children or one spouse is obliged to pay the other alimony, couples will continue to have to work together to ensure that such obligations are met going forward. Asking a couple that might not have worked so well together while married to continue to do so after their divorce may seem like a tall order, given the emotions that both might still harbor for each other. Those feelings can prompt disputes that can last years beyond a divorce becoming final. 

Has your spouse been hiding money?

California residents like you will have to divide your assets with your spouse upon divorce. But what happens if your spouse doesn't report all of their assets? This is a real issue that some people may face, and you may have seen the warning signs yourself.

How do I address college costs in a divorce?

If you are the parent of a child who is still in high school and you and your spouse are getting divorced, it is important that you address the potential for upcoming college costs as you negotiate your divorce settlement. Even if your student attends a California state college or university, the costs can be very high. As explained by CNBC, without any documented agreement between you and your spouse, you could be on the hook to pay for everything. The worst scenario is that this would prevent your child from getting the education they want.

How can I financially prepare for a divorce?

If you are one of the many California residents who is married but may be contemplating a divorce, you are not alone. You may be wondering what your life would be like after a divorce and your finances may be a big part of this. If you have not been directly involved in all aspects of your marital finances, now is the time to get educated about as much as you can.

Reviewing COBRA coverage guidelines

One of the elements that those preparing for a divorce in Manhattan Beach most often overlook is where will their health insurance coverage come from. Per information compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau, 67.2 percent of those insured in 2017 were covered under a private health insurance plan. Of that group, 56 percent were covered under an employer-sponsored group health plan. In such scenarios, the court will typically order that the parent whose employer offers insurance keep the kids on the plan. Yet what about their ex-spouse? Where are they to get their coverage from? 

Is alimony awarded in every divorce case?

The automatic assumption that many in Manhattan Beach may have going into divorce proceedings is that one said will be required to pay the other alimony. If you follow this same line of thinking, then you should know that spousal support or maintenance (other terms for alimony) is not automatic. The court considers a number of different factors when determining if alimony is truly warranted in your case. 

Financial silence after a divorce

If you are like a lot of people who get divorced in California, you might be hesitant to disclose too many details about your divorce. The end of a marriage can be an emotionally challenging time and can leave individuals feeling embarrassed, even if they have really done nothing wrong. While it can be wise to avoid airing your dirty laundry just anywhere, it can also be helpful to find the right outlets with whom to share some details so that you can receive the level of support and guidance you might need or benefit from.

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