Unpacking The Enhanced California Homestead

On January 1, 2021, California’s homestead exemption grew from a prior low of $75,000 to a minimum of $300,000, to as much as $600,000, depending on county wide home prices. A big part of the change is that the increased homestead is available to homeowners regardless of age, health, or marital status. But with the […]

Bankruptcy & Divorce: A Disruption In The Force

When bankruptcy law and family law intersect, the result can be liberating or disruptive, depending on the timing of a bankruptcy filing and the goals of  the parties. An infinite number of combinations lead to infinite different outcomes. The variables start with whether bankruptcy occurs before or after status is altered; before or after the […]