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Can I Move Out All His Stuff and Change The Locks?

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CALLER: “I am…so over my husband right now. To sum this up, we have no kids. I own the house. I’ve always owned it and lived in it since we’ve been married. He’s rarely home and when he is he’s a train-wreck. Next time he’s on the road for work, can I move out all his stuff and change the locks, because I’m just tired of the whole thing.”

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Child Custody: Relocation After Divorce

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Divorce can be a traumatic event. Ending a marriage may throw your entire world into upheaval. After surviving this experience, many people simply want to get away and a relocation is an option. Some move to a new place to escape negative memories; to be near family, friends, or another …

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10 Divorce Myths Debunked

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With so much information floating around, it’s important to have a good understanding of divorce. Here are ten common divorce myths to be aware of.

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Different Types Of Divorce In California

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It’s important to know the various types of divorce and what each means. There are differences and similarities. Some apply to multiple circumstances, while others have specific criteria and only fit certain cases. Being aware of the types of divorce can help streamline the process and get you on the road to your new life faster and easier.

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“What If I Disagree With My Divorce Attorney?”

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In general, it’s a good idea to have representation during a divorce. The process often gets twisted in short order and having a professional to guide usually you saves time, money, and hassle. That said, it’s also important to trust your divorce attorney. But what happens if you don’t? What …

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How the Outlook On Marriage and Divorce Have Changed

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Marriage may be an institution, but it’s not immune to change. What marriage is, what it means, how important it is; all of this and more have transformed dramatically over time. Some shifts are massive and easily recognizable. Others are subtle, changing across many years, so gradual you hardly notice …

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How Much Does a Divorce Cost In California?

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The average cost of a divorce in California is $17,500. All cases will incur an initial filing fee. In San Diego, this costs $435 and additional motions bring additional fees. This ballpark range is strictly an estimate; significant assets, children, and how contested the divorce is will all add to the expense.   In complex divorces that are highly contentious or go to trial, it is possible for the cost of divorce to exceed $100,000. The cost of a complex divorce will be impacted by the necessity of experts.

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What Is A De Facto Parent?

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Not everyone who cares for a child is a biological parent. In some cases, the courts name a de facto parent. Here’s what that means.That’s not always an option, however. A biological parent usually has the inside track, but in situations where the child’s well-being is in question, a de facto parent may assume custody.

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Social Media And Divorce

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Social media has become such a large part of our lives that it makes sense it’s often a large part of our divorces as well. It’s common for people to use it to flirt online or even to facilitate affairs. Divorce proceedings increasingly include Facebook and other social media-related conflicts.

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Valentine’s Day Ideas For Divorced Dads

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It’s still early in February, but you’ve probably noticed store displays full of various-sized hearts, pink everything, and chocolate as far as the eye can see. A romantic holiday can be lonely for newly divorced dads, but there are still ways to celebrate and have a memorable experience with your …