If you find out that your spouse is not divorced from a previous spouse i.e. committed Bigamy, you can: File for Annulment as Bigamy is a legal ground for Annulment If a Divorce is in progress and not completed, your spouse could complete the Divorce then you could remarry if desired If … Read more about Action Steps if your Spouse Committed Bigamy
Los Angeles Child Custody Disputes
Child Custody disputes are the most egregious kinds of disputes. This may be an issue in a Divorce or a Paternity Action (when parents are not married). Parents tend to be very emotional about their children and very attached to their point of view. One parent may feel strongly that the other … Read more about Los Angeles Child Custody Disputes
When It’s the First Time for Divorce
Most people who consider filing for Divorce are doing so for the first time. As in any first time event, they may not understand how Divorce works, their legal rights, the proposed time frame as well as the cost. The first step is to get educated. One can learn about Divorce by visiting court … Read more about When It’s the First Time for Divorce
Is a Male or Female Attorney Better?
Some people ask specifically for a male or female Divorce Attorney. The rationale is that a male may be tougher or conversely a female may be more sympathetic to women. It is certainly important to feel comfortable with the Attorney that is chosen and to feel that there is an understanding as to … Read more about Is a Male or Female Attorney Better?
Is a Child Support Services Case Different?
The simple answer to the question, 'Is a Child Support Services case different?', is YES! When a parent goes to Child Support Services to request Child Support, he/she is agreeing to allow the District Attorney (DA) to take control of the case. This is a free service and, because of the large case … Read more about Is a Child Support Services Case Different?
So Your Spouse won’t Talk to You
There are times when one or both parties wish to Divorce or Legally Separate but one spouse refuses to speak with the other. This situation may involve children or it may not. However, the Divorce or Legal Separation can still be addressed and completed in court. The first step is to file for … Read more about So Your Spouse won’t Talk to You
The Emotional Side of Divorce
Divorce is one of the most difficult and stressful episodes in a person's life. It's very important to understand that although Attorneys are sympathetic to the emotional side of Divorce, they are not counselors or therapists. If you are angry, hurt, vindictive or suffer any other of the … Read more about The Emotional Side of Divorce
Child Support and What You Should NOT Do!
It's very important to understand what you should NOT do when you have a Child Support order in California. Do NOT do the following: Do not address Child Support by a verbal agreement. Any decision regarding child support should be made, or approved, by the court Do not pay Child Support … Read more about Child Support and What You Should NOT Do!