Can divorced couples remain friends?
Couples reach the decision to divorce or separate for various reasons, but no matter the reason, it's often a hard one to make. To stay friends after a divorce might be too big of an ask for some co-parents. But remaining friendly is well within the realm of possibility for many.
How long you have to be married to get half of everything?
Divorce After 10 Years of Marriage The amount of spousal support is not equal to half of the paying spouse's wages. It is instead determined based on each spouse's income and living expenses and a host of other factors. Click here to read more about spousal support in California.
How is equity split in divorce?
Dividing Equity Once the amount of equity is determined, the spouses can come to an agreement about how to divide the equity between them. If both of the spouses worked during the marriage and contributed equal amounts to the mortgage that they acquired after marriage, a 50/50 split is usually reasonable.