FAQs

How Long will the Divorce Process Take?

That depends on you and your spouse, the complexity of your situation, and your willingness to work toward an amicable resolution. There is a minimum of 6 months that you have to wait after the divorce action has been filed before the court will enter your final judgment and [...]

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Will the Court Dissolve my Marriage if I don’t Agree with Getting Divorced?

You don't have to agree. If your spouse has filed for divorce and insists on proceeding with the process, it will happen with or without you. If you ignore the divorce papers and don't respond, the court may enter a default against you and proceed with the divorce with [...]

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Can I get an Annulment?

It depends. An annulment is when a court says your marriage is NOT legally valid. After an annulment, it's as if your marriage never happened because it was never legal. Annulment isn't an option in all cases, as you have to prove to the court that your marriage qualifies [...]

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Can I sue for Alienation of Affection?

In California, NO. California is a “no fault divorce” state.  As discussed in “What If Divorce Was Impossible?”, This means that the spouse who wants the divorce is not required to prove that the other spouse did something wrong.  In fact, with few exceptions, the courts generally don’t care [...]

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What’s the difference between a Divorce and Legal Separation?

The main difference between a divorce and legal separation is that though you and your spouse will be living separate and apart if legally separated, you will still be legally married. When you divorce, your marriage is terminated. The legal process for a legal separation and divorce is similar. [...]

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What is an Uncontested Divorce?

A divorce is considered "uncontested" if you and your spouse are able to agree on everything related to your divorce and don't need the court to make decisions for you. There are many benefits to an uncontested divorce, the most obvious being that it typically will be completed more [...]

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