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Top 20 Financial & Legal Steps To Take After Your Divorce Is Done

In most divorce cases in most states, you cannot charge estate plans, life insurance beneficiaries, etc., until after your divorce case has been resolved and your divorce judgment has been entered by the court.  However, once your divorce is final, you need to take immediate financial and legal steps to reflect your new reality.  The following is a…

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Top 5 Things You Need To Know To File For a California Divorce

1.  In California, there are only two legal reasons for ending a marriage: [1] “Irreconcilable Differences” or [2] incurable insanity. Irreconcilable differences means that no amount of marital counseling will save your marriage. 2.  California is a “no-fault” divorce state, meaning that you do not have to give the court any other reason for filing for divorce.   You are,…

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Grandparent Rights are Relevant in California Child Custody Cases

Grandparents are entitled to have quality time with their grandchildren, even if their son or daughter is getting a divorce. Grandparent rights are not to intrude on the parents rights, as they still have authority over their kids’ lives. If a spouse is trying to prevent or ignores a request for grandparent to be involved,…

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Legal Counsel Needed in Divorces After 20 or More Years of Togetherness

An increase in marriages ending after 20 to 40 years is making news headlines and being dubbed “gray divorce”. Many psychologists are attributing divorces after long-term marriages to the kids leaving home for college or life on their own, and a spouse who has felt trapped or unhappy finally has the drive to begin a…

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High Levels of Domestic Violence and Divorce in California Prompt Legal Action

Sadly, one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. Each year, 1.3 million women will be victims of physical assault, according to the Alternatives to Domestic Violence organization in Riverside, Calif. California’s domestic violence shelters had more hotline calls in 2010, with an average of 5,261 individuals needing their services and support.…

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Child Custody is Decided Through Several Methods

Before understanding how child custody is decided, it is important to know the types of child custody there are. Types of custody include the following: Legal Custody Sole Custody Physical Custody Joint Custody Legal custody means a parent has the right to make decisions on the how to bring up the child In sole custody,…

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