You asked: “I used my inheritance to make the down payment on our home during marriage but the house title is only in my spouse’s name. What happens to my down payment in the divorce? I answered: If you and your spouse negotiate the terms of your California divorce, legal separation or dissolution of a […]
If you want to remarry or find a partner, you’ll probably need to re-enter the dating pool. If the thought of doing this makes you shudder, consider these things before getting your toes wet while dating after divorce.
Ordinarily, the hands-on process of filing for divorce in California is simple. It’s accomplished by preparing and filing a Petition and Summons and if you have children, a Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA). And all of the court forms are on the California court’s website for everyone’s use. Where it […]
Depositions can be unnerving, but the truth is that you have significant control over the experience. You hold information your spouse wants and you can determine how and when it’s delivered. Exercise control, but keep these dos and don’ts in mind. Your nerves will thank you. DO: Insist that your lawyer meet with you and […]