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How Do I Get Full Custody in California of My Children?

You have a California divorce and you are concerned about your kids. You are asking, “how do I get full custody in California of my child?” and you want answers. We are here to help. First, we have to make sure we

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How Long Does a Divorce Take?

Before you file for divorce, you’ll probably want to know how long it takes to get one. The answer will depend on a number of factors. Changing any one of these factors can affect how long the divorce process takes. How Long

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Uncontested and Contested Divorce: What Are the Differences?

There are two types of divorce available in most states: contested and uncontested divorce. The time required to obtain a divorce, waiting periods between filing an initial petition and receiving a final divorce decree, separation prerequisites, residency requirements, legal costs, and

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The Marriage Divide: How and Why Working-Class Families Are More Fragile Today

Key Points This research brief offers an updated portrait of the class divide in American family life, finding that less than half of poor Americans age 18 to 55 (just 26 percent) and 39 percent of working-class Americans are currently

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Leaving the State After Filing for Divorce

BY BEVERLY BIRD Before any state can grant a divorce, it must have jurisdiction over both spouses. Jurisdiction gives it the right to decide issues between them. When you file for divorce, your petition or complaint attests to the fact

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What does it mean to be a no fault state?

When a car accident involves two vehicles, one of the drivers will most likely be cited by the police as being the cause due to some kind of negligence. Being that California is a “fault” car insurance state, the person

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Are You Entitled to Spousal Support?

How Can I Get Spousal Support (Alimony)? In most states, the court will consider a variety of factors to decide whether a spouse is entitled to spousal support (also called alimony or spousal maintenance). Although there are several factors the

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How Long Does an Uncontested Divorce Take?

A standard question that people who are looking to end their marriage may ask their attorney is, “How long does an uncontested divorce take?” Uncontested Divorce An uncontested divorce is one where the parties have been able to agree about the issues

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Yule Be Okay! Navigating The Holidays After A Divorce

The holidays are a time of family, friends, and traditions, however, this year it won’t be quite the same. You’ve recently gone through a divorce and will have to navigate a new holiday normal. Let’s face it, it won’t be

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Getting Divorced in California

Attorney Emily Doskow June 2012, 4th Edition Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce guides you through all stages of separation and divorce with practical wisdom and compassion. Make the process simpler and reduce your expenses armed with information that will help

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