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
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?
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?
Serving Someone in Prison
The problem of serving someone in prison is understandable. Many who are filing for divorce, or other legal matters, or who are filing for a change to an existing court order may not know where to start. First, you would need to know in which facility the person is located. He/she may be … Read more about Serving Someone in Prison
Five Steps to an Uncontested 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
Don’t File for Divorce without Legal Advice
By attempting to Divorce without legal advice, you risk being stuck in 'Divorce limbo', having your Divorce paperwork rejected by the court or getting a settlement that is not legally appropriate. Here are 5 reasons why 'not getting legal advice' is bad for you: Without legal advice, you will … Read more about Don’t File for Divorce without Legal Advice