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?
How to Find a Good Probate Attorney
A good Probate Attorney is one who is experienced in dealing with a variety of Probates. You may find an experienced Probate Attorney on a legal website, an online search or by a referral. No matter where you find the Lawyer, your first step is to arrange for a consultation. Legal Action Workshop … Read more about How to Find a Good Probate Attorney
What is a Contested Probate?
A contested Probate may occur when heirs or beneficiaries do not agree.In California, when a decedent passes away without a Trust, assets may need to be distributed by a Probate.Probate is the process whereby the property or assets of a deceased person are transferred to heirs or beneficiaries. If … Read more about What is a Contested Probate?
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
Parental Rights to the Unborn Child
If you are not married, and were, or are, in a relationship with a person who is pregnant with your child, you can secure your parental rights! When pregnant either mom or dad can file a 'paternity action' to establish the father and address custody, visitation & support. Specifically, a … Read more about Parental Rights to the Unborn Child