If your partner or spouse is asking the courts for a divorce (dissolution) or a legal separation, they are asking the court to end their relationship with you. Either spouse in a marriage or partner in a domestic relationship can ask for this action. In Orange County, California as long as one person in the relationship requests it, the court can end your marriage or domestic partnership, even if the other spouse or partner opposes it.
A divorce or legal separation can take place and end your marital status as soon as 6 months after the first papers were filed at the courthouse and the copies are served to you.
If you are facing Divorce or Separation issues, contact the divorce attorneys in Orange County California for a free consultation.