The Goal of a California Divorce is the Judgment

Many people forget that filing a Divorce in California is only the first step.  The next step is to serve and then to wait the necessary 30 days and then do whatever is necessary to complete the Divorce.  The Divorce is not finalized until the parties receive the stamped judgment from the court with … Read more about The Goal of a California Divorce is the Judgment

How Important is Service in a California Divorce?

Simply put, service is extremely important in a California Divorce!  If service is done incorrectly, the courts will reject it.  Remember, a Divorce in California takes a minimum of 6 months and 1 day from the date of service.  If service is not done correctly, the time period for the Divorce does … Read more about How Important is Service in a California Divorce?

What is Limited Scope and How is it Used in California?

In California, the 'limited scope' law can be used for both family law and civil matters .  This law basically gives lawyers the ability to help people with partial or specific legal tasks, based on a contractual agreement, and charge a flat fee for the service.  Limited scope can be used for family … Read more about What is Limited Scope and How is it Used in California?

How to Change Child Custody, Visitation and Support

If there is an existing action such as a Divorce, Legal Separation or Paternity Action, you may file an Order to Show Cause for temporary orders for child custody, visitation and support.  These orders can be modified at the Divorce, Legal Separation or Paternity Action trial or by subsequent Orders … Read more about How to Change Child Custody, Visitation and Support

How Do I Get Child Support?

There are several ways to request Child Support: file a Petition to establish child custody, visitation and support if married file a Divorce or Legal Separation and then file an Order to Show Cause for temporary child support if married file a Department of Child Services support case … Read more about How Do I Get Child Support?

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