family law california

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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Understanding Military Divorce Laws in Orange County, California

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on March 24, 2014

California military divorce is often more complicated, legally speaking, than civilian divorce.   This post will address a few of the salient laws and issues. Per the Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act, your divorce can be postponed when a service member is overseas or otherwise on duty. The court has discretion to postpone it. […]

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