How Escrow Credits Can Help You and Your Spouse Pay for Pre-Sale Repairs on Your Home

We all grow up on similar myths: find the love of your life, ride home to your castle, and live happily ever after. However, like all myths, this rarely translates perfectly to real life. In Silicon Valley, work has become many people’s primary marriage, so after awhile, your proverbial castle could be in a state … More How Escrow Credits Can Help You and Your Spouse Pay for Pre-Sale Repairs on Your Home

Your Spouse May Have Signed Over the Deed But You Still Don’t Own the House

It’s sad when marriages end, but for many people, it’s an unavoidable fact of life. If you and your spouse are among those who have decided to call it quits, make sure you both take steps to navigate the dissolution of your relationship responsibly and with minimal impact to your financial health. … More Your Spouse May Have Signed Over the Deed But You Still Don’t Own the House

Keeping The House After A Divorce: How The 6/36 Rule Affects Your Ability To Qualify

Once you and your spouse decide to split, you’ll have many issues to work out: not the least of which is deciding what to do with the family home. If you have children together, one of you could make a strong argument for staying on and raising the kids in what is possibly the only home they’ve ever known. As long as you both agree to the arrangement, the process should be as simple as informing each attorney that one spouse plans to stay in the home, right? … More Keeping The House After A Divorce: How The 6/36 Rule Affects Your Ability To Qualify

Advocating For Your Divorcing Client: Can The CDRE Represent Opposing Counsel’s Client Too?

As a successful Bay Area divorce attorney, you’d never violate the State Bar’s Rules of Professional Conduct by trying to represent both spouses during a divorce case. It’s a decision you simply wouldn’t make. Real estate agents, however, abide by a slightly different set of rules. … More Advocating For Your Divorcing Client: Can The CDRE Represent Opposing Counsel’s Client Too?