March 2014

Basic Information about Uncontested California Divorces

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on March 31, 2014

The simplest (and fastest) types of divorces are uncontested divorces.   In this kind of divorce, both parties agree that it’s time for the marriage to be over. California law uses a very specific term — “irreconcilable differences” — to define the idea of no fault divorce. As we’ve discussed in previous posts, you can […]

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What are the Residency Requirements for Golden State Divorces?

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on March 28, 2014

If the California Supreme Court lacks jurisdiction over your divorce, you cannot petition to dissolve your California marriage. How can you make sure that you are eligible? There are many ways to demonstrate that you’ve met residency requirements. Normally, this only becomes a problem if you or your husband or wife just moved to (or […]

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Let’s dive a little deeper into the law that governs California prenuptial and premarital agreements. As we discussed last time, the important California Family Code Sections are sections 1600 through 1617. Section 1613 says that premarital agreements go into affect once a couple gets married. 1614 sets the conditions for when such agreements can be […]

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