The first question on the minds of those who wish to file for Divorce is, 'What is the cost?'. Legal Action Workshop, a Flat Fee Law Firm, offers 2 prices, namely $725 or $999 depending on whether you have children and/or property or not. However, there are other factors that may impact the price … Read more about What is the Cost of a CA Divorce?
An 'uncontested Divorce' is simply a Divorce in which the parties agree to cooperate. If the parties have no issues, then they agree as to the Divorce process. If they have issues, then they will agree on all the issues and have the necessary paperwork prepared so that a court appearance would not, … Read more about Five Steps to an Uncontested Divorce
It is very upsetting when a spouse decides to vacate the home without telling the other party where he/she is going. It's even worse when the spouse takes a child as well! There are several recommended steps when confronted with a situation like this: Try to locate the spouse by contacting … Read more about When a Spouse leaves the Home & takes the Child
For most people, Divorce is a 'first time' occurrence and as with any 'first time' experience, there are some things that you should know before you even start! Don't panic! There are already laws in place to handle almost every conceivable Divorce situation. Get sound legal advice from an … Read more about When it’s Divorce for the First Time
Most people want to know how long it will take to finalize a Divorce in California. The answer to this question is not simple. In California the minimum time frame is 6 months and 1 day from the date of service. However, this is not the maximum time frame. There are a number of factors that … Read more about How Fast can a California Divorce be Finalized?
There are times when a parent abandons the home and disappears with a child i.e. not saying where he/she will be living and/or how contact can be made. This is extremely stressful and may occur for a number of reasons. One reason that a woman may do this is due to a Domestic Violence situation in … Read more about When a Parent Disappears with Child
Notification of fatherhood may come to you from the Family Court in the form of a Petition to Establish Parental Relationship, or from Child Support Services. No matter how it comes, it is best to take action right away. In some instances you may not know who the mom is and are certain you are not … Read more about Not Sure if You are the Father?
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