cost of divorce in california

How Much Does a Divorce Cost In CA?

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This is one of the most common questions we hear. Often people are frustrated when we answer, “That depends”, but it does. Unfortunately, divorce can be a complex issue with a plethora of factors that will drastically affect the cost—making it difficult to estimate the final expense. Average Cost of …

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What is Legal Separation in CA?

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There is a pervasive misconception that a legal separation is the first step in getting divorced. While legal separation can be part of the divorce process, it is not a requirement for dissolving a marriage. What Is A Legal Separation? A legal separation is a formal and legally binding agreement …

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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. It’s rare, but 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.