• 10 Jan 2020
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Using a Process Server to Serve Divorce Papers

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce January 10, 2020 0 Comment
Using a Process Server to Serve Divorce Papers

If you are about to initiate a legal proceeding, whether it’s filing for divorce or asking the court to grant you custody of your children, you will have to serve notice to the other side to inform them that you are initiating the process. The reason for the notice is to give the other party …

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  • 08 Jan 2020
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5 Important Steps to Take Before Filing for Divorce

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce January 8, 2020 0 Comment
5 Important Steps to Take Before Filing for Divorce

According to the American Psychological Association, approximately half of all marriages end in divorce in the United States. During this stressful and tumultuous time, it is important that you make sure you have considered all options and set a strong foundation for your divorce before you initiate the proceeding. Below are five important steps you …

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  • 20 Dec 2019
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DIY Divorce: Yar or Nay?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce December 20, 2019 0 Comment
DIY Divorce: Yar or Nay?

Divorce is a complicated legal process that must satisfy legal requirements under the applicable laws in California. Many married couples think they can save money by proceeding with a do it yourself (DIY) divorce. Sometimes saving money up front eventually results in causing more problems and losing more money at the end. Below are some …

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  • 18 Dec 2019
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Divorce When You Have a Special Needs Child

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Support December 18, 2019 0 Comment
Divorce When You Have a Special Needs Child

Getting a divorce is difficult enough on its own, without adding the extreme challenges and complexity of having a child with special needs involved. You and your spouse need to pay attention to a lot more details required to plan for your child’s future, well-being, and protection. To ease some of the stress and tension, …

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  • 06 Dec 2019
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What Is a Marvin Claim or Palimony?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Divorce December 6, 2019 0 Comment
What Is a Marvin Claim or Palimony?

California law protects parties who have made agreements that create mutual and financial dependency in a relationship. Although California does not recognize common law marriage, unmarried parties who live together and have a relationship for a long time may have rights to financial support and property. Unmarried couples can enforce promises of support or property …

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  • 06 Dec 2019
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Summary Dissolution: A Cheaper Divorce Alternative

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Support December 6, 2019 0 Comment
Summary Dissolution: A Cheaper Divorce Alternative

Deciding that you want to get a divorce is only the first step in the process. This process is usually long drawn and emotionally driven for all parties involved. It can also get expensive. In California, there is a cheaper alternative to divorce – summary dissolution. Summary dissolution is a way to end a marriage …

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  • 04 Dec 2019
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Dissolution and Divorce of Same-Sex Domestic Partnerships

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Custody December 4, 2019 0 Comment
Dissolution and Divorce of Same-Sex Domestic Partnerships

Under California law, same-sex couples and gay and lesbian couples are permitted to register their domestic partnership. Such same-sex marriages and domestic partnerships have much of the same rights and obligations under the law. Just like any other marriage, domestic partnerships can also fall apart. As such, California law also allows same-sex couples access to …

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  • 20 Nov 2019
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New California Law on Divorce and Pets

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Child Custody November 20, 2019 0 Comment
New California Law on Divorce and Pets

When you’re going through a divorce, you need to think about how you will handle all property division, as we well your children. But where do pets fit into the equation? For most couples, pets are considered family. Pets are especially common in households of the newest generations of married couple. According to the Bureau …

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