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3 Reasons You Should NEVER Involve Your Kids in Your Divorce

Like most parents, you want the best for your children – and that includes making sure they come out of your divorce as healthy and happy as possible. To help ensure that, there’s one thing you should never do. You should never involve your children in your divorce. So what does that mean? How can you avoid involving your kids? …

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3 Things You Can Do to Make Your Divorce Easier

Divorce is never easy. In fact, it’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever go through – and unfortunately, there’s no magic wand that can chase away all your stress and make the whole process a breeze. While working with the right attorney can make your whole experience better, the bottom line is that it’s going to be stressful and …

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Should Your Kids See a Therapist During Your Divorce?

If you’re like most parents, your main concern during divorce is your children. You want them to come out of the divorce as happy and healthy as possible – and sometimes that means taking them to see a therapist. So how can you tell if your children need to talk to someone besides you or their peers during your split? …

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3 Tips to Help You De-Stress During Divorce

If you’re like most people going through divorce, you already know how stressful it is. In fact, it’s tough before you even file – so even if you’re still in the planning stages, you’re probably experiencing a fair amount of stress. So what can you do to make it easier on yourself? Use these three tips to help yourself de-stress …

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What is the Best Interest of the Child in California?

What is the best interest of the child in California? If you’re like many people, you’ve heard that phrase before – but what does it mean, and how does it apply? Here’s what you need to know. What is the Best Interest of the Child in California? When you hear the term the best interest of the child, it’s generally …

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Is Adultery Illegal in California?

Is adultery illegal in California? Many people whose spouses have cheated ask us that question – and the short answer is no. Adultery isn’t illegal in California, but it can affect some aspects of your divorce. Here’s what you need to know. Related: Should you divorce a cheating spouse? Is Adultery Illegal in California When it Comes to Divorce? Divorce …

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13 Co-Parenting Rules to Live By

Many people feel more comfortable working with their former spouses when they have co-parenting rules in place. Co-parenting with your ex isn’t always easy to do, but if you’re like most parents, your children are your main concern. When you and your ex have decided to co-parent – meaning, you’ve agreed to work together to raise your children – you’ve …

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About the California Divorce Waiting Period

California divorce – and the waiting period to get one – are often very misunderstood topics. The bottom line is that to get a divorce in California, you must wait at least 6 months and a day from the date you start the case. About the California Divorce Waiting Period The California divorce waiting period is mandatory, even if your …

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LGBTQ Divorce: 5 Things You Need to Know

If you’re like many people, there’s a lot you don’t know about LGBTQ divorce. Is it the same as every other divorce, or are there nuances that make it different (or that would make your case harder)? These are five things you need to know about LGBTQ divorce – but if you have more questions, or if you need to …

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What is Collaborative Divorce in California?

If you’re considering collaborative divorce in California, here’s what you need to know. What is Collaborative Divorce in California? Collaborative divorce is the same across the board, whether you’re in California or another state. A collaborative divorce is one in which both parties work together to reach a settlement that everyone finds reasonably satisfying. It’s a give-and-take negotiation process that …