In the last few weeks there have already been significant changes that affect the Divorce and Family Law process. With temporary court closures, it means our efforts now focus on alternative methods of dispute resolution such as Mediation, or binding Arbitration.
Military service complicates many relationships. It also complicates the divorce process. One area that often gets twisted is military pensions.
Recreational marijuana has been legal in California for a year and a half, how does this newfound status impact child custody disputes?
Divorce, child custody, and child support battles can boil over into heated, contentious affairs, but military service often complicates matters further.
Do-it-Yourself divorce has never been more accessible than it is now. But just because you can, doesn’t always mean you should.
A “divorce decree” simply refers to the court’s final ruling and judgment order that makes the termination of a marriage official.
Step 1: File petition. 2: Serve spouse. 3: Respond to summons. 4: Discovery. 5: Temporary orders. 6: Settlement /negotiation. 7: Sign and file final papers.
There are two options to end a marriage. Divorce or annulment. Divorce is by far the more common choice because qualifying for an annulment is not easy.
Pensions are less and less common these days as fewer companies offer them to employees, but they do still show up during divorce. The attached question usually runs along the lines of, “I worked my whole life, can my ex really take part of my pension in the divorce?” The …
“So my wife is filing for divorce, I work, she doesn’t. Her lawyer is telling her that I have to pay all the legal fees. Is that true?”
Everyone from certified experts to celebrities have talked about vaccines. The fallout from this conflict is everywhere, even in child custody disputes.
While divorce is the most common way to end a marital relationship, it’s not the only one. In some cases, legal separation may be an option.
Divorce doesn’t mean we stop caring for our kids. It certainly doesn’t mean we stop providing for their care. This most often takes the form of child support.
Pet custody is evolving and catching up, however. A few states have passed legislation to distinguish pets from other assets and to protect their rights.
Bankruptcy impacts every facet of your life. Your marriage feels the brunt, and so does the process of ending it. Does bankruptcy change divorce?
Mudslinging is common in ending a marriage, but unfounded abuse allegations all too often have a negative impact on divorce cases.
The paparazzi probably doesn’t hound you and follow your every move, but that doesn’t mean privacy during divorce is important to you.
Meeting with a divorce lawyer for the first time can be intimidating and overwhelming, but here are some ways to prepare for your initial consultation.
Divorce doesn’t necessarily need to take place in court, there are other options, and two popular choices are mediation and arbitration.
The steps to getting divorced in CA are relatively simple; establish residency on a state/county level, file the forms, serve your spouse, and finalize your agreement.