What Exactly is My Date of Separation?
A Petition for Dissolution must set forth two dates. One is the date of marriage, the other the date of separation. The date of marriage is rarely in question. The date of separation, however, can become a point of contention.
The Significance of the Dates
In general terms, community property is all property acquired during the marriage; that...Read More
When parties cannot come to agreements during a divorce or custody proceeding, one will usually file a request for order. A request for order asks the court to make or change a decision about an issue in your case. Usually, requests for order relate to child custody and visitation, child support, spousal or partner support, property control, and attorneys fees and costs. In Monterey, when you...Read More
California allows some couples to get a “quickie” divorce using a method called “summary dissolution.” (A regular divorce is referred to as a “dissolution” in California.) The summary dissolution procedure is designed for couples who have not been married for long, and who do not have complicated issues to sort out in the divorce. You must meet certain...Read More