Can and how should you do-it-yourself divorce?

by - October 4, 2014

People are representing themselves in divorce because they believe lawyers don’t offer quality services or they can’t afford lawyers’ fees. Others believe their cases are simple and can be handled with legal information available online, at the courthouse or in print. Filing a divorce and representing yourself in court without a lawyer in California is

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Deposition dos and don’ts

by - October 3, 2014

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

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What you should know about collaborative divorce

by - October 2, 2014

Divorce throws life’s foundations into turmoil. Suddenly, high stakes issues exist in almost every arena: financial, legal and emotional. This creates a “perfect storm” that can cause the couple’s conflict to rage out of control. In this tempest, it becomes difficult to make the good decisions that are the heart of a carefully crafted settlement.

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What are your best divorce solutions?

by - September 30, 2014

Divorce is a process that is essentially the same for anyone going through it. In order to get divorced everyone must: File legal pleadings (documents) with the court Resolve all of the issues in four broad categories: property division, spousal support, child custody and child support Meet the state’s procedural requirements Take the real life

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