In California, Divorce begins at the date of service. This means that the date of filing a divorce is not the beginning timeframe. A Divorce in California takes a minimum of 6 months and 1 day from the date of service. Service is the formal notification that a Divorce has been filed. Service is … Read more about Divorce Service in CA
When Someone Passes Away in California
When someone passes away in California, family members and/or friends will need to consider a number of steps. If the person passes away in their own home or under their own supervision (i.e. not hospitalized or in a facility) the first step would be to call the police or 911. The second step would … Read more about When Someone Passes Away in California
Probate and a Reverse Mortgage
A Probate usually occurs when there is a Reverse Mortgage: A Probate is usually needed when there is a Reverse Mortgage. This occurs when assets, such as a house or a condominium, are worth over $184,500 and the homeowner does not have a Trust. Why a homeowner would want a Reverse … Read more about Probate and a Reverse Mortgage
California Spousal Support
Either the petitioner or the respondent can request spousal support in California. Spousal support, also known as alimony, is based on a number of factors. Some factors are the gross income of both parties, the number of dependents, annual child support payments and healthcare premiums paid. … Read more about California Spousal Support
Can You Afford a Divorce Lawyer?
Often people think that they cannot afford a divorce lawyer. They may feel that divorce fees are too high and that attorneys charge too much money on an hourly basis. They may also feel that their case is easy and doesn't require an attorney. However, an affordable divorce lawyer can be found! In … Read more about Can You Afford a Divorce Lawyer?
Administrator of an Estate
An administrator of an estate is the person appointed by the court to handle all aspects of the estate. Be advised, the title of 'administrator' is also called 'executor' when named in a Will. When there is a Will, it is typically probated once it is admitted by the court and not contested. The … Read more about Administrator of an Estate
How to Begin the Divorce Process
Marriage for Immigration Reasons: Marriage fraud may occur when a person marries another for reasons other than love and the desire to be with that person. The most common type of fraud occurs when one party marries another in order to become an American citizen. The other party may be unaware of … Read more about Marriage Fraud
10 Steps to a Cheap Divorce
Everyone wants a cheap divorce. The question is--how to get a low cost divorce that is both easy and gives you the desired outcome? Follow these 10 steps which will almost certainly assure success. 1.) Resist the temptation to sign up for a divorce initially as this is the time when your … Read more about 10 Steps to a Cheap Divorce