Divorce and Family Law Blog

5 Things to Remember If You’re Facing False Accusations in Court

5 Things to Remember If You’re Facing False Accusations in Court Legal proceedings involving couples can become highly contentious. This is certainly true for matters involving divorce. Spouses often have a different recollection of the facts and it’s not uncommon for harsh things to be said to one another in court. Sometimes these statements are… read more

Three Common Questions About the New Alimony Tax Law

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 A. Sachdev, Attorney of the Month 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… read more

Considering Divorce? Ask the hard questions.

Considering Divorce? Ask the hard questions. 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… read more

Getting Back on Solid Financial Ground After a 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

Dealing With the Holidays When Your Divorce is in Transition 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… read more

What is a Legal Separation in California?

What is a Legal Separation in California? 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,… read more

Puja Sachdev named 2016 Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Puja Sachdev named 2016 Rising Star by Super Lawyers 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… read more

Can I Get An Annulment?

Can I Get An Annulment? 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…. read more

Puja Sachdev selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine

Puja Sachdev selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine 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… read more