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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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5 Tips for Navigating Post-Divorce Holidays

The first holidays after a divorce can be particularly hard and stressful on everyone in your life, including yourself, your ex, your children, your in-laws, family, and friends. New rules are being created about where to be, who to be

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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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Divorce or Separation

There are 3 main ways to end a marriage or registered domestic partnership in California: divorce, legal separation, and annulment. It is not necessary for both spouses or domestic partners to agree to end the marriage. Either spouse or partner

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10 Tips for Surviving the Post-Holiday Divorce Season

By Joslin Davis ALTRENDO IMAGES VIA GETTY IMAGES After the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, there is a trend most matrimonial attorneys have become very familiar with — a post-holiday season surge in divorce filings. Marriages end for many

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How Hiking Helped Me Move Past The Pain Of Divorce

By Brittany Wong If there’s ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it’s during the divorce process. That’s why we launched our Divorce Care Package series. With each post, we’ll show you what things — books,

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Avoiding a Costly Cohabitation ‘Divorce’

By Joslin Davis As an increasing number of couples agree to live together rather than marry, attorneys are seeing more and more cases involving break-ups leading to the courtroom. According a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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