You’ve decided to go through the process of a legal separation with your spouse instead of going through a divorce, which you believe is more permanent and doesn’t offer you the same benefits as you try to figure out where you and your spouse are going to turn next. The thing that you need to… 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 →
What’s Right For You: Divorce, Separation, or Annulment
To understand whether or not a divorce, separation, or annulment is for you will be determined once you understand what each consists of. The divorce process may not be for everyone, which is why the laws in California give you various options when you and your spouse have split. Now you can find out more… Continue reading →
Want to Get a Legal Separation?
For everyone who either doesn’t want to go through with a divorce, or wants to take a substantial amount of time off from their marriage, legal separation is an option. In a legal separation, both spouses are able to live separately but remain married; meanwhile, a court order organizes both spouses’ rights and responsibilities. Couples… Continue reading →
What Should Be said In a Separation Agreement
There are numerous reasons why a couple might pursue a legal separation. Whether those reasons reflect a conscious choice – religious or medical reasons – or are driven by legal technicalities, the inability to attain a tradition marriage, it is important to work with an experienced family law attorney who can guide you through the… Continue reading →
How can I get a legal separation?
My husband and I are not getting along more times than not. I’m not sure if I want a divorce or just want to get away from him for a while. What can I do? If you are unsure whether you want a divorce, you can think about filing for a legal separation instead. However,… Continue reading →
Dissolution Of Domestic Partnership
A domestic partnership is a legal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life, but are not joined by marriage or a civil union. In California, it is almost equivalent to marriage. If the couple has a registered domestic partnership and they want to dissolve it, they need to file… Continue reading →
Do I need an attorney if my divorce is uncontested? Even an uncontested divorce has financial consequences that you may not expect, especially if you and your divorce seem to agree on all of the important issues. You and your spouse may agree that the marriage is over and how to divide your property and… Continue reading →
Divorce – What’s going to happen?
When a couple decides to end their marriage, it can be one of the most difficult and traumatic experiences that ever happens to them. With emotions running high and stress hanging around, sensitive issues like child and/or spousal support, child custody, and parenting plans can make it difficult for the couple to set their differences… Continue reading →
Thinking of a legal separation?
A legal separation does not terminate the marriage. The couple retains their marital status even though their marriage has fallen apart. They choose to live apart. The same issues as in a divorce process needs to be resolved and adjudicated. These issues include child custody, visitation and support, spousal support, division of property and the… Continue reading →