WHAT HAPPENS IF THE SPOUSE DOES NOT RESPOND TO DIVORCE PAPERS IN CALIFORNIA?

When the spouse is served in a Divorce matter, he/she has 30 days to ‘respond’. Sometimes people confuse the ‘proof of service’ papers with the ‘response’ document. These two actions are not the same!A ‘proof of service’ is needed for all Divorce petitions. The ‘proof of service’ needs to be … Read more about WHAT HAPPENS IF THE SPOUSE DOES NOT RESPOND TO DIVORCE PAPERS IN CALIFORNIA?

WHAT IS A PETITIONER IN A DIVORCE?

A ‘petitioner’ in a Divorce is the one who files for Divorce. In this case one spouse (the petitioner) will complete the information required on the ‘petition’. This is then filed with the court. Sometimes both parties file for Divorce and when this happens the first person who files will be … Read more about WHAT IS A PETITIONER IN A DIVORCE?

WHAT IS A CONTESTED PROBATE?

A contested Probate may occur when heirs or beneficiaries do not agree.In California, when a decedent passes away without a Trust, assets may need to be distributed by a Probate.Probate is the process whereby the property or assets of a deceased person are transferred to heirs or beneficiaries.  If … Read more about WHAT IS A CONTESTED PROBATE?

What is the Cost of a CA Divorce?

The first question on the minds of those who wish to file for Divorce is, 'What is the cost?'. Legal Action Workshop, a Flat Fee Law Firm, offers 2 prices, namely $725 or $999 depending on whether you have children and/or property or not.  However, there are other factors that may impact the price … Read more about What is the Cost of a CA Divorce?

How Much does a Divorce Attorney Cost?

Most people think that using a lawyer for divorce is too expensive.  They may opt to handle their divorce on their own or try a document service or paralegal. However, a much better solution is to opt for a 'flat fee' divorce lawyer. Lawyers who charge flat fees are usually comparable in fee … Read more about How Much does a Divorce Attorney Cost?

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