Divorces in California may vary from divorce proceeding in other states. It is important to familiarize yourself with the laws of the specific state in which you are filing for divorce. It may be beneficial to speak with a family law attorney to know your rights when proceeding with a divorce. If their are children involved you will want to make sure to keep your children's best interests at heart.
In California their is a six month waiting period. The six month waiting period is the duration of time you must wait before your divorce is finalized. This may be a benefit in case you and your spouse decide to reconcile. Furthermore, the sixth month waiting period allows for both parties to ensure they are not making an impulsive decision.
Divorces can be costly so it is important to meet with several attorneys to compare prices. In addition, you will want to make sure your personalities are compatible with one another since they will be working closely without you throughout your entire divorce process. Furthermore, certain family law attorneys offer a free initial consultation so you may want to inquire as to whether the initial consultation will be free of charge.
For further information regarding Family Law and Divorce in California please contact Yanez & Associates. Call 714-971-8000 for your free initial consultation!