Many people are confused when it comes to 'temporary orders' and 'permanent orders'. When a Divorce is filed, the parties may need or want 'temporary orders' while the Divorce proceeds through the court. A Divorce may take more than a year to get to the trial phase (if the parties are not in … Read more about Divorce and Temporary Orders
Divorce When You Can’t Find your Spouse
Filing for Divorce necessitates serving the spouse. However, if you do not know where your spouse is, how do you proceed? The answer, in California, is to file for a 'Publication Divorce'. A Publication Divorce is a procedure that involves a number of steps. Here is a list of the steps needed: … Read more about Divorce When You Can’t Find your Spouse
5 Surprising Divorce Facts
It is important to be aware that Divorce is not handled in the same way in every state. Often when searching for information online, the facts displayed are not state-specific. Here are 5 surprising Divorce facts that pertain to California: Divorce takes a minimum of 6 months and one day from … Read more about 5 Surprising Divorce Facts
Divorce or Annulment?
In California, Divorce and Annulment are very different legal matters. Here are five main differences: The most often used legal ground for Divorce does not have to be proven but simply stated i.e. 'irreconcilable differences' which simply means that the parties do not get along. 'Incurable … Read more about Divorce or Annulment?
When a Spouse leaves the Home & takes the Child
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
When it’s Divorce for the First Time
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
What to Do When Child Custody is Contested
Often parents do not agree on a custody/visitation arrangement when they separate and no longer live together. This can happen in a Divorce or when parents are not married and may be filing a Paternity Action. Complex custody litigation can be pricey as it can involve expert witnesses and … Read more about What to Do When Child Custody is Contested
To Respond or Not to Respond when Served with Divorce?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JO0Szp1ZjTs Length: 01:48 Read more: To Respond or Not to Respond when Served with Divorce? When you are served with Divorce, you will receive a packet with a blank Response form. Your first step is to speak with one of our experienced … Read more about To Respond or Not to Respond when Served with Divorce?