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Attorney Peter Tuann has been a California attorney since 1992. He has bench trial, jury trial and appellate experience. For over a decade Mr. Tuann was an insurance defense litigator handling personal injury, uninsured motorist, subrogation and construction defect litigation. Call 925 831-4878 The Law Office of Peter Tuann provide the following legal services: Business Litigation Criminal Defense Family Law Real Estate The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on or associated with these pages, documents, comments, answers, emails or other communications should be taken as legal advice for any individual case, client or situation.
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Peter Tuann has been a California attorney since 1992. He has bench trial, jury trial and appellate experience. For over a decade Mr. Tuann was an insurance defense litigator handling personal injury, uninsured motorist, subrogation and construction defect litigation. Mr. Tuann is also a licensed California real estate salesperson, #01365961. In the 1990s, Mr. Tuann had his own lawfirm with offices in San Francisco, Oakland and the SouthBay. He handled personal injury litigation, family law, immigration, along with transactional and litigation work for various small businesses. Mr. Tuann grew up in Berkeley, CA. He attended U.C. Berkeley and graduated
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Barry Bond’s Pre-Nupt failed. Here is why.

  Many attorneys refuse to do pre-nupts these days. Their assumption is that they never hold up in an actual divorce. Wrong. First, what are pre-nupts? And, why does anyone need them?  California law assumes that after a couple gets married, all moneys earned by either husband or wife is community property, meaning if there is a divorce all money earned will be shared equally or divided equally.  When baseball star Barry Bonds married, he was earning $8 Million a year, she was earning zero.  Apparently, Barry Bond’s lawyer drafted a pre-nuptial contract where Barry’s fiancee was to give up
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Divorce in CA requires English Documents

One woman called me about her husband’s prior divorce. The ex-wife kept all the divorce documents and they were all in Chinese. This is improper as No California court will grant a divorce without proper pleadings, all in English. Typically, husband, wife and the Superior Court will all have a filed endorsed copy of the final divorce decree. People can use Chinese or Spanish or any language to agree to settle a divorce case, but the pleading documents must be in English. Here, the woman who called me about her husband’s “divorce” may actually not be be married legally as
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