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Temporary Alimony In California

Alimony

Alimony can be a point of contention in almost any divorce proceeding. Without a compromise between the divorcing spouses, a dispute over alimony can be lengthy, costly, and exceedingly nerve-wracking. The spouses who request alimony insist that they need it, and the spouses who are ordered to pay alimony usually…

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Pet Custody In California

Divorce

Many pet owners treat their dogs and cats almost as if they were children. The law in the state of California, however, does not. What happens to a pet when divorce splits up a family? In a growing number of California divorces, the fate of the family pet is hotly…

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What To Do When You Want a Divorce, But Your Spouse Doesn’t

Divorce

Getting a divorce in California is always a complicated legal process, and if you want to divorce but your spouse doesn’t, it’s probably going to be even more complicated. In Southern California, if you are divorcing your spouse – or if your spouse is divorcing you – you’ll need to…

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How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Orange County?

Divorce

In the state of California, what is the cost of a divorce? Without any details, it’s just impossible to say. Every couple’s situation is unique, and every divorce is different. In Orange County and throughout Southern California, anyone who is seeking a divorce should consult an experienced Orange County divorce…

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What Are The Rights Of Unwed Fathers In California

Family Law

In the past, the parental rights of unmarried fathers were either ignored or given little consideration by the courts, and few unmarried fathers were prepared to fight for their parental rights. In recent years, however, unmarried fathers have more frequently insisted on exercising their legal rights, and the courts have…

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An Overview Of California’s Family Code 2030

Family Law

California Family Code 2030 is one of the most important laws governing divorce (as well as annulments and legal separations) in this state. Family Code 2030 is designed to make California’s divorce process fair and just for everyone involved by ensuring that both spouses have equal access to the courts…

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The Relationship Between Social Media And Divorce

Divorce

Increasingly for the last quarter-century or so, the internet has profoundly affected the way we live, work, and relate to others. It’s changed the way that we do our shopping and our banking, the way that we keep up with distant friends and loved ones, and the way that we…

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Can I Sell My House During A Divorce?

Divorce

What happens to the house in a California divorce? Can you keep the house? Stay in it? Sell it? When a marriage ends, the fate of the family home is often a central point of dispute. What are your options when you divorce in California and the future of the…

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What Is An Uncontested Divorce And How Does It Work In The State Of California?

Divorce

Whenever you can avoid going to court, spending unnecessary money and time, and getting yourself stressed out, you’re doing well. An uncontested divorce in California may help you avoid court, save money and time, and miss out on some of the stress that comes whenever someone chooses and initiates the…

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Why Are Adoptions So Complicated In California?

Adoption

Adoption became a formal legal process rather than just an informal practice back in the 1850s. For well over a century, adoption has changed, evolved, and grown more complicated. Today, about 135,000 children are adopted every year in the United States. With a heart as big as the Pacific Ocean…