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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How to Obtain a California Ex Parte Child Custody Order

How to Obtain a California Ex Parte Child Custody Order Ex parte divorce proceedings frequently occur in California.  California Rules of Court 5.151 states that the purpose of an emergency order is to address a matter that cannot be heard on the court’s regular hearing calendar. The sole purpose of an ex parte Request [...]

How to Obtain a California Ex Parte Child Custody Order 2018-05-28T16:35:34+00:00

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 2018-05-28T16:36:04+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 2018-05-28T16:36:37+00:00

California QDRO & Gilmore Rights

California QDRO & Gilmore Rights If a spouse has obtained a defined benefit plan while married, upon divorce, both spouses will have certain rights to such benefits. Federal law requires a non-employee spouse to obtain a Qualified Domestic Relations Order to receive retirement benefits upon divorce. Read on to learn more about Gilmore rights and [...]

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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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California Child Custody Timeshare Arrangements

California Child Custody Timeshare Arrangements California child custody timeshare arrangements works best when parents work together. Children need both parents to actively be involved with their lives. Unless there is a serious threat of domestic violence or child abuse, both parents should develop a flexible California child custody timeshare arrangement. Determining child custody and [...]

California Child Custody Timeshare Arrangements 2018-05-28T16:38:01+00:00