What’s the Difference Between Divorce, Dissolution, and Legal Separation?

California family law provides several avenues for couples to end their relationship. They may choose a traditional divorce proceeding. Couples may also choose to file for summary dissolution or legal separation. The main difference between the three avenues is that a summary dissolution and a divorce end a marriage. However, a legal separation does not… read more

Divorcing A Narcissist: Tips, Tools, And What To Expect

If you are married to a narcissist, the thought of going through a divorce proceeding may be worse than the thought of staying in the marriage. However, divorcing a narcissist is possible with the help of a talented divorce attorney. It also helps to know what to expect and learn some tips and tools to… read more

Everything You Need to Know About Filing Bankruptcy After Divorce

Wedding vows usually include a promise that the couple will remain together until death. This is a very romantic sentiment. But it is not realistic for most marital relationships. Romantic relationships — and marriages specifically — can end for a variety of reasons. More than 800,000 people go through the divorce process in the United… read more

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Divorce – What to Learn from It

We often hear news stories about celebrity divorces. These stories are usually released strategically by the celebrities’ representatives. This allows the involved parties to try and frame the story to their advantage.  In February 2021, Kim Kardashian West announced her divorce from Kanye West. The two were married for nearly seven years. Throughout their relationship,… read more

How To Find Cheap Divorce Lawyers?

The average California divorce costs $14,000. In cases with contentious child support disputes or complicated joint property to divide, costs can get even higher.  It makes sense that individuals worried about the cost of starting a divorce in California would search for low-cost solutions to their legal problems. What’s the problem with cheap divorce lawyers?… read more

What is the Difference Between Divorce and Legal Separation?

Most people are aware that there is a difference between divorce and separation in romantic relationships. When a couple is considering a divorce, but they haven’t decided for certain, they might undergo a “trial” separation.  But these days, more and more couples are making the decision to stay separated without filing for divorce. In doing… read more

How to File a Restraining Order in California

Domestic abuse and assaults are extremely dangerous for the victim. In many cases, the victim cannot stop the abuser without court assistance. A restraining order or protective order is issued by the court to protect a person from being abused, harassed, stalked, or threatened. The person committing the offense is the restrained person. The victim… read more

Four Things to Remember If You’re Being Falsely Accused in Court

It is a serious matter when someone makes a false accusation in court. People make false accusations for a number of reasons, especially those dealing with family law matters like contentious divorces or child custody battles. It is important to know what to do next if you find yourself in this type of situation.   False… read more

Modifying Custody and Visitation Orders

Modifying Custody and Visitation Orders If you and your former spouse had children together, an important part of your divorce proceeding likely involved determining custody and visitation arrangements that would be in each child’s best interest. Of course, things change over time, so what made sense at the time of your divorce might no longer be the… read more

Getting Back on Solid Financial Ground After a Divorce

Getting Back on Solid Financial Ground After a Divorce It’s no secret that a divorce can wreak havoc on your finances. That’s true whether the divorce was contentious or amicable. Even if you had a prenuptial agreement, you are still separating households, dividing assets and liabilities, and incurring the necessary expenses that come with the… read more