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Is legal separation right for you?

What is the Difference between Legal Separation and Divorce?

17:52 26 July in Blog by Puja Sachdev

There is a misperception held by many people that obtaining a legal separation in California is significantly easier than obtaining a divorce, because it is less final than a divorce. In reality, there are more similarities than differences between the two types of proceedings. The similarities In many respects, divorce and legal separation are similar: Property division. Assets and liabilities are divided in a legal separation just as they are in a divorce. And, just like in a divorce, if the spouses are not able to come to an agreement on their own or through arbitration or mediation, the court may become involved, which would require...

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Puja Sachdev named 2016 Rising Star by Super Lawyers

21:15 20 January in Blog by Puja Sachdev

Sachdev Legal Group, APC would like to announce that Super Lawyers in San Diego named Puja A. Sachdev to its 2016 Rising Stars List. This is the second year she has received this recognition. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practicing region.   Super Lawyers makes its selections through a patented process of independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.  To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger...

A marriage can end with an annulment.

Can I Get An Annulment?

19:25 02 October in Blog by Puja Sachdev

Some couples may want to opt for an annulment rather than a divorce to end their marriage. It is important to know that there is a difference between a civil annulment and a religious annulment. Religious annulments are granted through the church and are not part of the legal process. In California you are able to seek a legal annulment through the court system. As with divorce, it is best for a person requesting or responding to annulment to seek legal representation from an experienced attorney. What is an Annulment? An annulment is the legal voiding of a marriage. It provides a...

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Puja Sachdev selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine

22:47 18 February in Blog by Puja Sachdev

Sachdev Legal Group, APC would like to announce that Super Lawyers in San Diego named Puja A. Sachdev to its 2015 Rising Stars List. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.   Super Lawyers makes its selections through a patented process of independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.  To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. While up to 5 percent of the...