Common Mistakes to Avoid During Divorce Proceedings

Divorce is a complex and emotionally challenging process that requires careful consideration and strategic decision-making. From navigating legal intricacies to managing the emotional turmoil, divorcing couples often find themselves overwhelmed and prone to making critical mistakes that can impact their future. In the following article, diligent San Diego lawyers shed light on the common [...]

fotex2023-12-12T23:47:17-08:00June 30th, 2023|Divorce, Divorce settlement, Legal Separation, Mediation, Uncategorized|

The Difference Between an Annulment and a Divorce

Ending a marriage is never a thing that someone wants to go through, but sometimes it is the best solution for couples who are struggling. There are a couple ways to end a marriage, including an annulment and divorce. In this article, we will discuss the difference between an annulment and a divorce to help [...]

fotex2023-12-12T22:46:35-08:00January 28th, 2021|Divorce, Legal Separation, Mediation|

Should I File for Divorce Before the Holidays?

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you are seriously considering filing for a divorce, you may be asking, "Should I file for divorce before the holidays?" While there is no good time to file for divorce, there are pros and cons to filing before vs. after the holidays. Some situations in [...]

fotex2023-12-12T22:15:32-08:00November 10th, 2020|Divorce, Legal Separation, Mediation|

Should You File For Legal Separation or Divorce?

Should you file for legal separation or divorce? In this article, we talk about legal separation, how it differs from divorce, and if it might be the best course of action for you and your spouse.  Many people leave their partners on a trial basis and are living separately; however, they want a trial [...]

fotex2023-12-12T22:12:31-08:00October 27th, 2020|Divorce, Legal Separation, Mediation|

Is There Such a Thing as a “Low-Cost Divorce?”

Maybe you’ve seen the ads online for a low-cost divorce. But in the end, is there such a thing as a "low-cost divorce?" You know the cheap option isn’t always the best, but you’d like to cut costs where you can. This blog will talk through some ways to keep costs manageable during a [...]

fotex2023-12-12T19:59:02-08:00August 1st, 2019|Divorce, Divorce settlement, Legal Separation|

Divorce Restraining Orders and Proving Your Spouse is a Danger

Domestic violence is an all-too-common situation in the United States. If your spouse is dangerous, what steps can you take to prove that to the court? This blog will talk through what’s necessary to obtain divorce restraining orders and proving your spouse is a danger. Under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) in California, [...]

fotex2023-12-12T19:55:16-08:00July 18th, 2019|Divorce, Domestic Violence, Legal Separation|

Making Sense of Divorce Paperwork

You’re filing for divorce, or you’ve been filed on. It’s all so confusing! First things first is making sense of divorce paperwork and the documents you need to have on hand to get started. If you want to file for a divorce (in California it’s called a Dissolution of Marriage), the first bit of [...]

fotex2023-12-12T19:38:46-08:00June 20th, 2019|Divorce, Legal Separation|

California Grounds for Divorce and Residency Requirements

Divorce is a legal process that has been left up to each individual state to determine. There are different requirements put in place for people to get divorced within a particular state. If you have made the difficult decision to get divorced in California, you must first meet certain residency requirements. California grounds for [...]

What Is the Difference Between Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support?

Spousal support, sometimes referred to as spousal maintenance or by the traditional term alimony, comes in two different forms in California. Spousal support can either be temporary or it can be permanent. In this article we'll answer the question, "What is the difference between temporary and permanent spousal support?" so you will know how to [...]

fotex2023-12-11T17:45:39-08:00August 11th, 2016|Child and spousal support, Divorce, Divorce settlement, Legal Separation|

When Do You Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement, known as a premarital agreement in California, is an agreement between two people intending to marry that helps govern the terms of the marriage as well as potential dissolution of the union. For many years, prenuptial agreements have had a bad reputation as instruments used only to protect the money one spouse [...]

fotex2023-12-11T17:34:35-08:00July 20th, 2016|Asset and property division, Divorce, Divorce settlement, Legal Separation|
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