Divorce and Family Law Blog
Three Common Questions About the New Alimony Tax Law
PUJA SACHDEV | January 22, 2019 | News
Three Common Questions About the New Alimony Tax Law In December 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. All taxpayers will have changes to their 2018 Federal taxes, but if you are divorced, or getting divorced, you probably have some questions about the key changes on alimony. Alimony, or spousal… read more
Puja A. Sachdev, Attorney of the Month
PUJA SACHDEV | January 10, 2019 | News
Puja Sachdev, one of the top divorce lawyers in San Diego, CA, was featured as the Attorney of the Month by San Diego Attorney Journal. Read the article “Altruism Drives Family Law Attorney’s Success”. The article highlights the divorce lawyer’s philosophy in managing her team, working with clients and involvement with the San Diego legal… read more
Considering Divorce? Ask the hard questions.
PUJA SACHDEV | May 31, 2018 | Blog
When a marriage breaks down, emotions and stress can run high. Of course, every marriage has its ups and downs, so knowing whether what you are feeling and experiencing is just a bump in the road or a sign that it’s time to throw in the towel can be a challenge. If you have been… read more
Getting Back on Solid Financial Ground After a Divorce
PUJA SACHDEV | December 20, 2017 | Divorce
Getting Back on Solid Financial Ground After a Divorce It’s no secret that a divorce can wreak havoc on your finances. That’s true whether the divorce was contentious or amicable. Even if you had a prenuptial agreement, you are still separating households, dividing assets and liabilities, and incurring the necessary expenses that come with the… read more
Dealing With the Holidays When Your Divorce is in Transition
PUJA SACHDEV | November 20, 2017 | Divorce
Divorce can be difficult any time of year, but facing the holidays when you are contemplating or have initiated divorce proceedings can be especially challenging. You and your spouse may have established cherished traditions together over the years and you may be worried about how your divorce will affect your children. You may also be… read more
What is a Legal Separation in California?
PUJA SACHDEV | July 26, 2016 | Divorce
There is a misperception held by many people that obtaining a legal separation in California is significantly easier than obtaining a divorce because it is less final than a divorce. In reality, there are more similarities than differences between the two types of proceedings. The similarities In many respects, divorce and legal separation are similar: Property… read more
Puja Sachdev named 2016 Rising Star by Super Lawyers
PUJA SACHDEV | January 20, 2016 | News
Sachdev Legal Group, APC would like to announce that Super Lawyers in San Diego named Puja A. Sachdev to its 2016 Rising Stars List. This is the second year she has received this recognition. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of… read more
Can I Get An Annulment?
PUJA SACHDEV | October 2, 2015 | Divorce
Some couples may want to opt for an annulment rather than a divorce to end their marriage. It is important to know that there is a difference between a civil annulment and a religious annulment. Religious annulments are granted through the church and are not part of the legal process. In California you are able… read more
Puja Sachdev selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine
PUJA SACHDEV | February 18, 2015 | News
Sachdev Legal Group, APC would like to announce that Super Lawyers in San Diego named Puja A. Sachdev to its 2015 Rising Stars List. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers makes its selections through… read more
Why Choose Mediation for Your Divorce?
PUJA SACHDEV | December 23, 2014 | Divorce
Mediation is structured, goal-oriented sessions guided by a trained mediator. The mediator will facilitate the discussions and focus on resolution, not conflict. You will be able to clarify issues and your position to reach an acceptable agreement. Three essential reasons why you should mediate your divorce are maintaining your privacy, creating an enforceable agreement outside… read more