If you need help adopting, at Mendes Weed, we feel adoption is a joyous occasion. We would love to share in your joy. Please allow us to help you adopt.
Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse At Mendes Weed, LLP, we assist a variety of clients. Some of our clients are very vulnerable or at risk of neglect. We assist elderly persons in financial elder abuse cases. We assist parents with their children,...
Tax Relief in Wake of Corona Virus Pandemic The IRS has extended the April 15, 2020, 2019 tax return filing deadline in the wake of the Corona Virus pandemic. The deadline is now July 15, 2020. See...
https://youtu.be/VBSv5EVe4XY Spring is right around the corner and summer is not far behind that. It's not too late to think about who will have the kids during these vacation periods. Avoiding conflict in front of the children is very important, so you need to plan...
When you divorce, state law requires you and your partner to divide the marital assets in a manner that is reasonable and acceptable to both parties. In the best case, both parties will cooperate and be fair about the division of assets. In the worst case, one or...
Regardless of your opinions about divorce, the common consensus is that a divorce is expensive. The cost of a divorce can be increased for a community estate which has high income earner(s), and/or significant assets. At times in high asset cases, some or much of a...
As you likely already know, after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), alimony will not be deductible for the payor spouse, or reportable as income to the payee spouse, for divorce decrees entered after 2018. But what about California, do these new rules still apply?...
Upon filing for a divorce in California, Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders (often referred to as “ATROS”) kick in. You will see these on Page 2 of your Summons. These restraining orders are mutual and become effective on the Respondent upon service of the...
The comment I often hear from many of my divorce clients is, “Well, I want to stay in the house.” This is completely understandable-it is where your kids are comfortable, it is where you are comfortable, you don’t want to relocate yourself, your kids, etc., during...
In California, it is anticipated that the elderly population will grow twice as fast as the rest of the population. Unfortunately, as the population of elderly persons or “Baby Boomers” continues to grow, so do the number of incidents of elder abuse. Financial elder...
The End of the Spousal Support Silver Lining: The New Tax Laws and What They Mean for Your Spousal Support
If you are planning to get a divorce, and you are worried about your spousal support you may want to consider racing to the courthouse. It is likely that among friendly discussions at the neighbors’ backyard BBQ, you have swapped stories about someone who is paying...
The IRS has announced that the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program is coming to an end September 28, 2018. https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-to-end-offshore-voluntary-disclosure-program-taxpayers-with-undisclosed-foreign-assets-urged-to-come-forward-now Taxpayers...
Mendes Weed, LLP is located in Walnut Creek and serves clients around the Bay Area. For your convenience, we also have offices in OAKLAND and Sacramento by appointment only.
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