In Mendoza v. Cuelar a recent divorce case in Southern California a Wife’s request to the family law court to order permanent spousal support retroactive to the filing date of her petition for marriage dissolution was denied.
In a recent family law case, the trial judge sanctioned the wife $767,781.23 pursuant to Family Code § 271. The Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part, stating: “We conclude sanctions awarded pursuant to Family Code Section 271 are limited to “attorney’s fees and costs.”
The most common asset transferred to a Living Trust (also known as an intervivos trust) is the residence of the person creating a trust. Here is a checklist of the steps to transfer real property into the Living Trust.