In a heavily contested "date of separation" trial, our client prevailed in securing his claimed date of separation vs. the other party's claimed date. Mr. Buscemi was able to use the wife's own words which had previously been submitted to the court as an attempt to deflect any shared community property debts, against her in trial. Those same words used by the spouse were found to be inconsistent by the court and the court agreed with Mr. Buscemi's client's version of the "date of separation."
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California family law courts typically look at each spouse's living situation and whether or not the two of them are truly separated. Some of the factors the family court takes into consideration include whether the spouses