Legal Insanity

Legal Insanity Mental Health and Grounds for Divorce In California, a spouse seeking a divorce doesn’t have to prove that the other spouse caused the divorce; this is called “no-fault divorce.” However, in specific circumstances, a spouse can seek a divorce based on...

Financial Orders: Child and Spousal Support

Financial Orders: Child and Spousal Support Unfortunately, expenses go up when a couple gets divorced, and this often places an additional burden on top of the emotional strain. Not only do you each have individual expenses to pay, but you may also have to pay your...

Finalizing Your Agreement: Property and Finances

Finalizing Your Agreement: Property and Finances Often, by the time the parties sign their final separation agreement they have already divvied up their bank accounts and other assets. In many cases, spouses will keep their finances separate throughout the entirety of...

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence What Is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is abuse or threats of abuse when the person being abused and the abuser are or have been in an intimate relationship (married or domestic partners, are dating or used to date, live or lived together, or...

Divorce vs. Separation: What You Need to Know

Divorce vs. Separation: What you need to know There’s often some confusion about the differences between divorce, legal separation, and practical separation. These things have some significant differences that should be understood before you file your initial...