Proper Service

Marriage involves a shared legal interest in things like property, debt, and child custody, which is why when you file for divorce, you can’t just cross your fingers and hope your spouse gets the memo about when and where to show up. Instead, California courts will require you to notify your spouse of your actions through a specific set of ...

Final Divorce Order

Divorce involves a lot of really important decisions. Which means that—between dividing property, divvying up child custody, and figuring out mortgages (not to mention, family pets)—you’ll have a lot to keep track of, post-divorce.  Luckily, there’s one document that’ll have all the answers: your final divorce order.  A final divorce order is a legal document containing all of the decisions ...

How Much Does Divorce Cost?

So here you are. You’ve decided to get a divorce, but now you’ve got questions—a lot of them. Like, “Where do I even start?” and, “Should I hire an attorney?” and, perhaps the most worrisome of all, “How much does divorce cost, anyway?”  Unfortunately, while a lot of these queries have straight forward responses, the answer as to how much ...

Enforcing a Divorce Order

The last thing anyone wants to do after getting divorced is head back to their attorney’s office for post-divorce services—especially if those services involve enforcing a divorce order.   Unfortunately, that’s exactly what a lot of people have to do.  On the bright side, divorce orders are not optional, so this is one lawsuit you’re likely to win. These directives are ...

Parental Rights

Between tantrums and teenagers, it’s sometimes hard for parents to feel like they have control over anything their child does. However, while there’s only so much you can do to change the tides of an adolescent mood swing, in the legal sphere, your role as your child’s protector and provider actually comes with a lot of rights.  These powers are ...

Dividing Cryptocurrency During Divorce

Marital property is one of the biggest offenders of a lengthy divorce. The classification, valuing, and distribution of a couple’s jointly held assets is a herculean task, even on the best of days. But this complex financial beast becomes even more interesting, once you add cryptocurrency into the mix. But what is cryptocurrency? How does it work? And—more importantly for ...

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