If you are interested in a divorce it is important to know what the process is and what rights you have. This decision will not only affect you it will affect your entire family. The divorce process in California takes a minimum of 6 months to make it official.This 6 month period is known as the waiting period this allows the couples time to truly reflect on their decision and decide if this is the appropriate one for themselves and their family.
In a divorce matter their are many issues that can arise such as spousal support, division of property and assets, child custody, child support, and in some cases addressing domestic violence issues. It is important that you speak to a legal professional immediately if their are domestic violence and abuse issues putting yourself or your children in jeopardy. When speaking to a legal professional you can ask them if they can assist you in requesting a restraining order from the judge at court.
For further information regarding divorce and domestic violence please contact the OC Family Law Lawyers at 714-971-8000. Call today for your free 60-minute consultation!