California divorce law news, tips, and resources for couples seeking information about divorce law issues such as legal separation. child custody, child support, marital settlement agreement, uncontested divorce, contested divorce, spousal support, family support, and child support.

California Spousal Support Basics

California Spousal Support Basics Issues regarding California spousal support usually arises in every divorce. Spousal support allows a lower earning spouse to maintain the marital standard of living post-divorce. The goal of spousal support is to make sure the lower earning spouse maintains financial security during and after a divorce. The higher earning spouse [...]

California Spousal Support Basics 2018-01-07T18:47:48+00:00

California Quick Divorce

California Quick Divorce A California quick divorce rarely occurs. Most divorces take over a year to settle or go to trial. However, some divorces are finalized within six to eight months of filling the Dissolution of Marriage Petition. Here are some key factors to consider when seeking a California quick divorce. How to Obtain [...]

California Quick Divorce 2018-01-07T18:50:37+00:00

San Diego Divorce Lawyer

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Finding a San Diego divorce lawyer can be challenging. Most people are concerned with legal fees and court costs when searching for an attorney. Below are a few things you should consider before hiring a San Diego divorce lawyer. Read on to learn more. California Divorce Overview Divorce matters are [...]

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My Top 5 Tips Before You File for Divorce in California

My Top 5 Tips Before You File for Divorce in California Filing for divorce is not an easy decision. From deciding child custody and visitation, to dividing community assets and debts, divorce can make you feel emotionally drained. There are a few things you should consider before you file for divorce in California. Read [...]

My Top 5 Tips Before You File for Divorce in California 2018-01-07T18:57:38+00:00

California Divorce Community Property vs Separate Property

California Divorce Community Property vs Separate Property When you file for divorce in California, issues regarding community and separate property will arise. California is one of nine states with community property laws. Such laws dictate how community property is divided upon filing for divorce. Understanding how California divides community property vs separate property is [...]

California Divorce Community Property vs Separate Property 2018-01-07T19:00:23+00:00

California Spousal Support Duration

California Spousal Support Duration  Spousal support disputes often arise in divorces of long-term marriages. Most people believe that if they are married for more than ten years, they will receive spousal support for the rest of their lives. This common belief is not true. Although the length of marriage has a significant impact [...]

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