Checklist Before Filing For Divorce

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. […]

Helping Your Children Through A Prolonged Divorce

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 […]

Can We Get A Quick, Easy Divorce?

There is such a thing as an easy (or easier) divorce. When people refer to an easy divorce, they are usually referring to either an uncontested divorce or a summary dissolution. An uncontested divorce is “easy” in that both parties are in agreement as to all of the issues—property division, child custody, etc. A summary […]

Are There Different Types of Divorces?

There are technically different types of divorce. In addition to a “regular” dissolution of marriage (the legal term for divorce), there is a “summary” dissolution. A summary dissolution is a simple, faster process that applies to a short-term marriage. In addition to divorce, there are other methods to ending a marriage or marital-type relationship. The […]