A divorce generally begins in California when one party files a divorce petition in the court. There is a filing fee, but if one cannot afford it, one can apply for a waiver. California is a no-fault state, which means one does not have to prove your spouse did anything wrong. You can get a divorce even if your spouse does not want one. There are some steps you must take and requirements you … [Read more...] about What Are the Requirements for a Divorce in California
If you have ever been in a divorce proceeding, you have undoubtedly asked, “How long do I wait until the divorce is finalized?” The answer depends on you and your spouse’s choices of either handling your case collaboratively or dealing with the difficulties of litigation. Whether you are excitedly anticipating “freedom”, ready to move on with your new life, or looking to escape an abusive … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced in California?