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How Long Does It Take To Get Spousal Support In California?

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In a California divorce, how long does it take to begin receiving spousal support (commonly known as alimony)? Like everything else in the law, the answer is “it’s complicated” and “it depends.” Every couple and every divorce is unique, of course, so anyone seeking or anticipating a divorce in southern…

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Top Ten FAQs About California Child Support

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In California, when the parents of minor children get divorced, the non-custodial parent may be ordered by the court to make child support payments to the custodial parent. Supporting a child is a parent’s legal obligation whether that parent is single, married, divorced, or remarried. Here are the answers to…

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Who Gets The House In A Divorce in Orange County?

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We all know how contentious divorce can be in California. Especially in Orange County, where there is so much on the line as far as the family home is concerned. In most cases, one of the main items that hold up the proceedings, as well as bring out the worst…

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Different Types of Child Custody

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If you are separated with your partner or you are planning to file for divorce, deciding child custody will be one of the issues that you will have to deal with during the divorce process. In some cases, child custody is usually decided by both parents with no input from…

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Child Custody and Domestic Violence

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Does either party involved in your child custody case have a history domestic violence? Are you aware how this can affect a child custody case? If not, then you need to know more about the legal process of child custody cases in Orange County. Domestic violence can have some adverse…

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All About Child Custody Evaluations in Orange County

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Whenever a divorce petition is taken up, it is not just about separation of the spouses. There are many other things which need to be taken into account including the actual divorce petition. This is followed by the division of property and additionally there is the big issue of child…

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Can Hidden Assets Affect A Divorce In Orange County?

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When it comes to divorce, there is no doubt that there are quite a few things which need to be considered. On the one hand, there is the need to overcome the emotional turmoil associated with the breakup and eventual dissolution of a marriage which could have been quite a…

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Alternatives to Divorce in Orange County

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Many people in Orange County initiate a divorce without knowing that there are alternatives available to resolve the matter. If you are not satisfied with your relationship and are contemplating a separation, then instead of considering a divorce, there might be some alternatives that may meet your needs. A divorce…

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Does A Child’s Preference Matter in Orange County Child Custody Proceedings?

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When two parents are in the middle of a divorce, the most affected person is usually the child. In most cases, both parents are usually unable to make a decision on who will get custody of the child. As a result, the court usually ends up deciding who will take…

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Divorce Settlement Mistakes To Avoid in Orange County

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Orange County, like most of the regions of the country, sees its fair share of divorce cases. During these settlements, however, either party often tries to out-play the other so as not to end up with the short end of the stick. What most people do not realize, especially men,…