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Archive for January 2017

Who Can File For A Summary Dissolution in California?

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Summary dissolution is a quick and simple approach to obtaining divorce from your spouse without the intervention of a judge. In other words, it is a shorter and easier way to end a marriage or a registered domestic partnership without the hassles of lengthy and expensive litigation proceedings. However, there are certain limitations that a…

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How Your Spouse Might Be Hiding Assets

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There are several reported cases of divorce wherein a spouse tried to hide his or her assets from the other partner, with the aim of obtaining a favorable verdict in the court of law, and minimizing the amount of property that will be required to share with the latter. However, if an individual has a…

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Does Adultery Affect Spousal Support in California?

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When it comes to dealing with the cases of legal separation or divorce, the California courts follow the no-fault approach that specifically states that an individual is not required to prove the ‘fault’ of another party to obtain a divorce. This implies that a judge in California will not, under any circumstance, consider adultery or…

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Top 3 Things to Do Before Filing for Divorce

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The first thing most people lose when they finally make up their mind to divorce their partner is their ability to rationalize. With all that resentment and anger, it becomes hard for us to deal with the situation in a logical and practical manner. However, it is important to understand that a divorce is an…

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Changing from Legal Separation to Divorce in California

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The terms “divorce” and “legal separation” are distinctly different. Legal separation does not mean the dissolution of marriage while divorce means the end of a marriage. After a divorce, couples can go back to their single status. Legal separation means the couples are still married but do not stay together. There are many reasons why…

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