When a person decides to divorce, he/she usually wants to do it as quickly as possible. The parties involved may have tried therapy or counseling or they may just realize that the marriage is not working. Sometimes they are already separated and now wish to divorce. Some may want to remarry and … Read more about The Quickest Way to Divorce in California
Most people want to save money on their divorce. In California, there are ways to do this. California is very supportive of those who wish to file their divorce ‘in pro per’ or without legal representation. Although litigants can save money handling their case without a lawyer, they can also waste … Read more about How to Lower your Divorce Costs
In order to be successful at divorce, one should consider the steps in the same way that one would consider the prospect of winning a game of chess. In chess, the first step is to understand the rules of the game. At the very least, if one does not understand the rules, one certainly would not win. … Read more about How Divorce is like a Chess Game
In a divorce, a non-responsive spouse is often a good thing. This means that once a divorce is filed and the spouse is served, he/she does not file a response within the 30 day time period. As a result, the petitioner (or the attorney involved in the case) will enter a ‘default’. Once a ‘default’ is … Read more about When the Spouse does not Respond in a Divorce
When a father knows or suspects that his ex girlfriend is pregnant, he has legal rights—providing he takes certain steps. He can sign a Declaration of Paternity voluntarily stating that he is the father (this would be filed with the Department of Child Support Services) or he can file a ‘paternity … Read more about The Unborn Child and Father’s Rights
Often people wonder if they can get a divorce when their spouse does not agree. The simple answer is ‘YES’! In California if you want a divorce, you will get a divorce. California is a ‘no fault’ state (most states in the union are ‘no fault’) and as such one does not have to prove fault in order … Read more about Is Agreement Necessary in Divorce?
The term ‘In Pro Per’ simply means that a person who is filing for divorce does not have an ‘attorney of record’ for his/her case. An ‘attorney of record’ for a case means that the divorce attorney listed ‘fully represents’ the client. Attorneys that ‘fully represent’ for divorce typically do so … Read more about In Pro Per Divorce
When you’ve made the decision to divorce, your first step should be to arrange for a consultation with an experienced divorce attorney. The attorney will explain the following: Your legal rightsWhat is reasonable The divorce process Legal Rights: California has rules already in place with … Read more about Divorce—Where to Start?