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Senate Bill 30 in California: New Law on Domestic Partnerships

Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 30 last summer to balance out the law on domestic partnerships – and will soon apply to both same-sex and heterosexual couples. Here’s what you need to know. Senate Bill 30 in California: New Law on Domestic Partnerships Before Gov. Newsom signed Senate Bill 30 into law, domestic partnerships were only available to same-sex …

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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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What is Summary Dissolution in California?

If you’re like most people contemplating a split from your spouse, you think a regular divorce is the way to go – but instead, a summary dissolution might be right for you. What is Summary Dissolution? Summary dissolution is one way to end your marriage or domestic partnership. It’s not for everyone, but for some people, it’s a quicker, less …

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What Are the Legal Requirements for Divorce in California?

In order to file for—and be granted—a divorce in the state of California, you must meet some legal requirements. For most people, it makes sense to talk to a Stockton divorce attorney who understands the law and how it applies in individual situations; every case is different, and what works for someone you know may not be equally effective for …