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
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
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
All legal matters, including divorce, will be affected by the coronavirus--some more than others. As of March 23, 2020, the California courts have decided to restrict entry to only authorized personnel. This will last until June 22, 2020. Jury trials (criminal and civil) will be delayed for 60 days … Read more about Divorce and Coronavirus
The divorce process can be difficult and confusing. These steps to divorce will help explain the process and relieve your frustration! Step Number 1: The first step in a divorce is to file the petition with the court. Before paperwork is filled out, it's best to get legal advice so you … Read more about Steps to Divorce
Your Divorce could be free: It is no secret that divorce forms can easily be found online for free. In addition, most courts offer free help with regard to forms. This does not, however, include legal advice which only a lawyer can offer. In effect, the forms are free and help from the court is … Read more about Your Divorce could be Free!
Yes, you do need a lawyer when you are considering a divorce. The reason for this is that you need legal advice which can only be given by an attorney. A Flat Fee Attorney is Cost Effective for Divorce: You may be thinking that a divorce lawyer is too expensive. However, not all divorce … Read more about Do You Need a Lawyer to File for Divorce?
When the spouse is served in a Divorce matter, he/she has 30 days to ‘respond’. Sometimes people confuse the ‘proof of service’ papers with the ‘response’ document. These two actions are not the same! A ‘proof of service’ is needed for all Divorce petitions. The ‘proof of service’ needs to be filed … Read more about What Happens if the Spouse does not Respond to Divorce Papers in California?