Alimony may be a dirty word to many Californians, and for the traditional Vietnamese household, it carries the same connotations as the word “divorce.” But it serves a purpose, one that aims to balance the scales when a couple breaks up and each person strikes out in a different direction. Whether you parted on speaking terms or had a knock-down, drag-out fight in court, alimony payments are not so much about your feelings for your ex-spouse as they are about your income. As a factor in both ex-partners' standard of living, these payments deserve the same attention as any other source of income.
The blood, sweat and tears you poured into your business have helped build its prosperity. As you are ready to enter retirement and pass ownership to your children, it is important to be sure the transition is successful.
'Divorce' is a word few welcome with open arms. Yet depending on the culture, some may not agree with the process whatsoever. That attitude toward ending marriage seems to be changing for the Vietnamese community in California, where at one time divorce was seen as taboo. Many are putting an end to a life they would rather forget, and starting fresh with new and exciting path.
Car accidents occurring on Westminster's roads and highways can often produce deadly consequences, particularly when they happen at high speeds. Many of the clients that we here at The Law Firm of Lan Quoc Nguyen & Associates have worked with who have lost loved one's car crashes have faced the difficult decision of pursuing liability claims against the responsible drivers. If you or a family member has been involved in a similar event, you could be forced to deal with the same seemingly impossible choice.