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Will Our Divorce be Fast Since we Have no Children?

Divorce can be complicated when children are involved, including aspects like custody decisions and child support where necessary. If you are going through the divorce process but have no children, you may believe that this takes away one of the layers of a “common” divorce by today’s standards. However, you may find that divorce is… Continue reading →

Remarriage and How Your Custody Case Could be Affected

In most cases, a spouse can get remarried without any other issues calling a new order into question. However, sometimes the new relationship affects the child or their relationship with the other parent based on various factors. In these cases, custody could be affected and you could end up back in court making a new… Continue reading →

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Annulments: Why Are They so Rare? Are They for me?

To understand why annulments are so rare in today’s times, you must understand the difference between an annulment and a divorce. Divorce is the process that officially terminates a previously valid marriage, while an annulment says that a marriage was never valid to begin with. This can happen for many reasons, including: Somebody not being… Continue reading →

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As a Divorcing Wife, Should my Husband Pay Legal Fees?

With divorce accruing fees in many different areas, you may be overwhelmed at legal fees and what effect they are having on your life and finances. Does this mean that you can force your husband to pay for your legal fees throughout the divorce? Unfortunately, no, and if they are unwilling to help, this does… Continue reading →

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When Separation is the Best Option and How the Process Works

It can be a very complicated process to decide whether legal separation or divorce is best for you. Weighing your options will only help you in the end, when you must consider things like custody, assets, and where you want to live. How are the two different? Why will a separation work best for you?… Continue reading →

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What is a Notice of Divorce or Summons, and How Does it Work?

Even though you may wish differently, it is not possible to file for divorce in secret. The process of divorce has to involve both parties to be fair to one another in this delicate time in your life. The other spouse must be notified when you file for divorce so that they can represent themselves… Continue reading →

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What Are All the Different Aspects Prenuptial Agreements Cover?

What is a prenuptial agreement? It is a contract that you and your fiancé sign as a way to communicate specific needs, protect your assets, and ensure that your children receive an inheritance if something happens to you or your spouse. They are very broad as they cover many different topics that could be essential… Continue reading →

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Do’s and Don’ts: Cohabitation and if It’s the Choice for You

If you choose not to get married but you want to live together, cohabitation may sound like the thing for you. There is a deep interest in cohabitation in our modern times because people are afraid that their marriage will collapse, due to the high divorce rates in the U.S. Some people may feel like… Continue reading →

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Does the Length of a Marriage Have an Impact on Alimony?

The circumstances of your case will determine whether or not you will receive alimony, or spousal support, after a divorce. The length of your marriage will help determine many aspects of your case, including how much alimony you will get – if at all. But first, you should understand that there are two types of… Continue reading →

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Does Remarrying Affect Your Chances for Alimony in California?

As you probably already know, alimony is a type of financial support that may be offered to you during a divorce. Usually you will only be paid alimony by your ex-spouse for a short period of time or until other events take place. Courts will usually only order alimony to provide assistance to a spouse… Continue reading →

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