What is a Default Divorce?

What is a Default Divorce? Default divorces usually occur when the person who initially files for divorce (the Petitioner) does not receive a response from their spouse (the Respondent) within the statutory deadline. In California, the deadline for filing and serving...

Understanding Your Custody Order

Understanding Your Custody Order Custody and visitation are often the most contentious issues for divorce and paternity cases. In fact, many parents are unable to reach an agreement and need the Court to create an order. However, understanding a custody order, whether...

Who Gets Spousal Support?

Who Gets Spousal Support?  The answer is relatively simple: Spouses! However, it is more complex than that, especially if the question is: can YOU receive spousal support?  Spousal support depends on many factors including, the length of the marriage, and how much...