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What Happens if the Spouse does not Respond to Divorce Papers in California?

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?

What is a Petitioner in a Divorce?

A ‘petitioner’ in a Divorce is the one who files for Divorce. In this case one spouse (the petitioner) will complete the information required on the ‘petition’. This is then filed with the court. Sometimes both parties file for Divorce and when this happens the first person who files will be … Read more about What is a Petitioner in a Divorce?

What is the Cost of a CA Divorce?

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?

How Much does a Divorce Attorney Cost?

Most people think that using a lawyer for divorce is too expensive.  They may opt to handle their divorce on their own or try a document service or paralegal. However, a much better solution is to opt for a 'flat fee' divorce lawyer. Lawyers who charge flat fees are usually comparable in fee … Read more about How Much does a Divorce Attorney Cost?

A Cooperative Spouse Makes for an Easy Divorce

The best way to divorce in California is with cooperation. That's right, when your spouse is cooperative you will spend less money on your divorce! It will also take less time. Further, you won't need to take time off work in most instances. You will not have to provide a babysitter for children! … Read more about A Cooperative Spouse Makes for an Easy Divorce

What if My Spouse Won’t Cooperate in a California Divorce?

Anyone going through a Divorce can attest to how stressful and complicated the process can be. This much is obvious.Time and time again, studies have shown that getting a divorce is often one of the most stressful life events. To make matters worse, many find themselves in a less than amicable … Read more about What if My Spouse Won’t Cooperate in a California Divorce?

What does In Pro Per Mean for a California Divorce?

Legal terminology can be confusing. In order to understand the term 'in pro per' it is important to understand what 'representation' means as it applies to divorce.The term 'representation' in a Divorce typically means 'full representation' which is explained as follows:The Attorney will … Read more about What does In Pro Per Mean for a California Divorce?

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