Main Takeaways: There are two basic forms of divorce: contested and uncontested. In a contested divorce, both parties are not able to agree on all (or any) terms. In an uncontested divorce, both parties agree on all terms and don’t require a court to intervene. Filing an uncontested divorce with children can result in issues… [Read More about Filing an Uncontested Divorce with Children in Carlsbad]
How to Fill out a Financial Statement for a California Divorce
Both you and your soon to be former spouse will need to provide financial information to the court as part of your California divorce process. The financial statement you’ll complete will ask about all of your liabilities and assets and you need to complete it as honestly and fully as possible. The court will use… [Read More about How to Fill out a Financial Statement for a California Divorce]
What is a Summary Dissolution in California?
In California, divorce and dissolution are treated differently in the legal realm. Unfortunately, the line may appear thin. While divorce and dissolution may seem similar at first, they’re entirely different when put into motion. Strictly speaking, divorce and dissolution are common in their termination of marriage. It is important to note, however, that both divorce… [Read More about What is a Summary Dissolution in California?]
Does Your Spouse Get Half Your Assets in a Divorce
Aside from disagreements regarding child custody, perhaps the most contentious aspect of a divorce is dividing the assets. It is easy to understand what makes this issue such a combustible one. A couple spends years procuring assets together, and then they must divide said assets after a divorce. In some cases, couples are able to do this on… [Read More about Does Your Spouse Get Half Your Assets in a Divorce]
What are the Grounds for Divorce in California?
In the United States, each state has the right and responsibility to define its own laws surrounding marriage, including separation, divorce, and annulment. This means that the right to define unique and specific ground in which a divorce may be granted by a court of law also falls to each individual state. When seeking a… [Read More about What are the Grounds for Divorce in California?]