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  • How Long Does it Take for a California Divorce to Become Final?

    It probably took you a long time to come to the decision to get a divorce. However, now that you’ve made the decision, you probably want the matter settled and behind you. It’s natural to want to move on with your life, as many people don’t enjoy being stuck in a state of limbo. I...
  • Things to Include in Your Prenuptial Agreement

    Prenuptial agreements have a poor reputation, but there’s a plethora of misinformation out there about the purposes of prenuptial agreements. Many people believe that the prenup is a document designed to protect the wealthy from those who would seek to make money from a marriage. Yes, a pren...
  • Crossing State Lines When You Have Joint Custody of Your Child

    Custody and visitation can be complex, especially if you have joint custody of the children. Your parenting plan can make traveling much easier if you outline in the agreement when each parent is permitted to cross state lines, or travel in general. If your parenting plan does not specifically out...
  • What's the Difference Between a Divorce and a Legal Separation?

    Making the decision to dissolve a marriage isn’t easy. If you’ve decided that it’s time for you and your spouse to go your separate ways, you may be wondering what the difference is between a divorce and a legal separation. Let’s examine the differences so that you can figure...
  • Asset and Debt Discovery in Divorce

    Divorce is a very difficult time for those involved. Dividing a life into equal and fair parts is not an easy thing to do. Nevertheless, there is no getting around it. You must figure out how to separate your assets and debts in a way that is fair to both parties. A very important step in getting ...
  • Calculating Child Support in California

    Child support in California is determined once a decision has been made on how much time a child will spend with each parent. When calculating child support in California, the court is going to look at a variety of factors, including the gross income of each parent, available tax deductions that par...
  • What Are Grounds for Divorce in California?

    California is a no-fault divorce state, which means that when you file for divorce, you need to have grounds for doing so but that it’s also not necessary to point the finger and make accusations. Even if a spouse has been unfaithful or there has been financial instability, this is not the ti...
  • Pretrial Divorce Case Discovery Process

    If you’ve decided to file for divorce, you may be wondering what the pretrial discovery process for divorce cases is like. Discovery is the process of sharing documentation and information between the two parties on opposing sides of a legal case— a family law case, in this instance. &...
  • Tips for Long Distance Co-Parenting

      Many divorced families live close by each other, so it’s easier to split parenting time equally. Both the mother and father get to see the children a considerable amount. However, parents who live a long distant from one another have a much more difficult time coming up with a parent...
  • What to Expect from the Initial Stages of a Custody Dispute

        Divorces are rarely easy matters, especially when there are children involved. Sometimes it’s necessary to spend a great deal of time determining the best arrangement for the kids in order to ensure that their health and wellbeing are always the focus. Because of this concern...