How Long Does a Divorce Take in California?

How long does a divorce take in California? The answer to that depends heavily on the level of cooperation between you and your spouse. The more amicable you and your spouse are, the quicker and cheaper the entire process will be. That said, you should keep in mind that even the most amicable of divorces cannot be […]

What Is Collaborative Divorce?

Divorce is tough, no matter how you slice it. But a collaborative divorce can make things a lot easier, both on you and your ex. What is collaborative divorce, and how what are the benefits of going this route? What Is Collaborative Divorce? In a collaborative divorce, both interested parties voluntarily take part in the process […]

How to End Spousal Support in California

Spouses ordered to pay spousal support are often understandably resentful of the court-ordered obligation. After all, a significant portion of their earnings is going to their ex-spouse. But are there ways to end spousal support? Below, we examine when and how to end spousal support in California, and what factors the court will consider. Is There a […]

Understanding How Temporary Spousal Support in California Works

Temporary spousal support is an order that comes during divorce proceedings and ends once divorce terms are agreed upon. California law allows the court to order a spouse to “pay any amount that is necessary” based on the supporting spouse’s income and the supported spouse’s needs. The goal is to maintain the standard of living both parties […]