Once you have come to the decision that you are going to file divorce, consider each of the following before actually filing the divorce petition. This list does not include every matter to be considered; every situation is unique. It is wise to seek professional legal counsel prior to filing for divorce. 1. Interview attorneys. […]
In California, a divorce can become official six months after the responding party has been served. Unfortunately, due to a number of factors, the process can often take much longer. As the time drags on, the costs typically go up. But there are some things you can keep in mind that may reduce cost (and […]
A California divorce takes a minimum of six months. More often than not, the divorce process takes many months or years longer. There can be a number of reasons for this, but often the reason is due to conflict. The conflict that caused the marriage to break up continues during the divorce process making it […]
Most of us look so forward to holidays. Holidays mean time to stay home from work and school, time to visit with family and friends, time to travel, cook, and enjoy traditions. But even for the healthiest of families, holidays can be stressful.
A court, therefore, needs to be convinced that a person’s safety truly needs to be protected. Sometimes it can appear that a person is just trying to punish another with threats of a restraining order. A judge must be able to make a decision based on credible evidence that a restraining order is necessary to […]