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What is a Legal Separation?

This is similar to a divorce in regards to the process of dividing assets, deciding child custody and visitation, and arranging support. If you are considering a legal separation you will want to know the process and the differences between legal separation and divorce. In a nutshell, with a legal separation you have filed the…
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Orange County California Experienced Community Property Division Attorney

California is a community property state. Community property plays an important part in property distribution in a legal separation or marital dissolution; the law overseeing community property can be complicated. Community property normally comprises of the assets and debts obtained by spouses throughout the marriage without regards to the income or contributions of individual spouses.…
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Legal separation in Orange County California

Not like a divorce, there is no residency prerequisite in order to file for legal separation in California. In other words there is no waiting period. Those who do not meet the jurisdictional or residency requirements for divorce can file for a legal separation, upon satisfying residency requirements they may modify the petition into an…
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Residency Requirements to get a Divorce or Legal Separation

If you are planning on getting divorce or a legal separation in the State of California, there are several residency requirements you must meet. They differ from a divorce and legal separation. Divorce residency and filing requirements for Orange County and Los Angeles - video If you are currently married but wish to get a divorce from…
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Responding to Divorce or Separation Petition in Orange County

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…
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Basics of Divorce, Legal Separation, and Annulment

There are 3 main ways to end a marriage or registered domestic partnership in California: divorce, legal separation, and annulment. It is not necessary for both spouses or domestic partners to agree to end the marriage. Either spouse or partner can decide to end the marriage, and the other spouse/partner, even if he or she…
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