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How to Transfer a Family Law Case to Another California County

By |2020-06-03T13:51:21-07:00June 3rd, 2020|Family Law|

There are a few reasons parties may want to move their family law case to a different California county. For example, maybe the petitioner originally filed the case with the wrong court. On the other hand, perhaps the parties have moved and the current court is no longer convenient. Whatever the reasons for transferring a family law case, there are specific steps you must take to do so. Read on to learn more.

What is Mediation in Family Law and Civil Matters?

By |2018-01-18T15:46:13-08:00June 11th, 2017|Civil litigation, Family Law|

People often ask us about what is mediation and how the mediation process can benefit their legal situation. In a nutshell, mediation is a process in which a neutral third-party, referred to as the mediator, helps disputing parties voluntarily reach an agreement about issues. Mediation is often used by couples who are divorcing. For example, [...]

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Family Law Pricing

By |2018-01-18T15:45:32-08:00September 10th, 2016|

Pricing for Family Law Document Preparation One of the most important questions when considering getting professional help for legal document preparation service is...how much is it going to cost? All of the services offered by A People's Choice are quoted on a flat fee. This fee includes preparing the standard paperwork as [...]

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Low-Cost Resources to Settle Disputed Family Law Issues

By |2018-01-18T15:47:33-08:00June 12th, 2015|Family Law|

There are many divorce lawyers who strongly urge people to hire an attorney when filing for divorce. What most people don’t realize is that they can file for divorce without using a lawyer. Representing yourself is a cost-friendly alternative to hiring a lawyer and will save you thousands of dollars in the process. There are [...]

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Common California Family Law Request For Orders

By |2018-01-18T15:47:35-08:00May 24th, 2015|Family Law|

It is not uncommon for parents to have to return to court post divorce to have existing court orders modified due to a change of circumstances. For example, California family law courts routinely hear cases requesting a modification of child custody and spousal support, in addition to a move away order. If you are looking [...]

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Family Law Pricing

By |2018-01-18T15:45:49-08:00April 18th, 2014|

Pricing for Family Law Services A People’s Choice can save you hundreds of dollars by preparing your California family law documents instead of an expensive attorney! Call us for family law pricing specials! We can prepare all necessary court documents in most routine proceedings covered by the family law courts in California including: Divorce [...]

Family Law Motions & RFO’s

By |2018-03-12T19:09:37-07:00April 16th, 2014|

Family Law Motions and Requests For Orders (RFO's) A motion or request for order is the formal process of requesting the court for a specific ruling, action or other decision. In family law proceedings, a party can request the court intervene on certain issues when an agreement cannot be reached. Motions can be filed for [...]

Family Law

By |2018-01-18T15:45:57-08:00April 7th, 2014|

California Family Law Matters The California Family Law court hears a variety of different types of proceedings. This includes matters involving terminating a marriage or domestic partnership, child custody and visitation matters, child support, spousal support, paternity and adoption. Any person can choose to represent themselves in their California family law matter. It is not [...]

How to Divorce in California Without a Lawyer

By |2020-07-25T09:40:44-07:00July 25th, 2020|Divorce, Family Law|

Undergoing a divorce does NOT have to cost you thousands of dollars in attorneys fees. Instead, learn how to divorce in California without hiring a lawyer! Working with a legal document assistant such as A People's Choice is just as effective for uncontested divorces. Plus, it'll save you thousands of dollars! Read on to learn more about the attorney-free divorce process with A People's Choice.

Introduction to Probate Law in California

By |2020-05-09T13:27:39-07:00May 9th, 2020|Probate|

The main purpose of probate law in California is to make sure the deceased person’s assets get passed on to the people he or she wants to inherit them. Through this process, the court resolves the deceased person’s other unresolved financial matters. The lifecycle of an estate lasts only as long as the probate process. At the end of probate, the estate settles, and the heirs collect their inheritance.

California Divorce Without a Lawyer

By |2020-05-13T14:21:08-07:00April 24th, 2020|Family Law|

If you've started looking into obtaining a divorce in California, chances are you're already aware of just how expensive it can be. However, electing to obtain your divorce without a lawyer is a great way to save money! In fact, 75% of divorces filed without an attorney are successful, and hiring a registered legal document assistant can ensure a finalized divorce without the high cost.

Secrets a Probate Lawyer in California Won’t Tell You

By |2020-04-01T11:24:19-07:00April 16th, 2020|Probate|

Family members often believe that they have to hire a probate lawyer in California to probate their loved one’s estate. However, A People’s Choice has helped countless individuals probate their loved one’s estate without a probate lawyer in California. Read on to learn more secrets probate lawyers in California don't want you to know.

How to File for Divorce in California Without a Lawyer

By |2020-07-24T13:59:09-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Family Law|

Filing for divorce can be expensive and time-consuming. Plus, it becomes complicated when the two parties don't agree on the issues at hand. If you're looking for a cheap, simple divorce, you may want to forego hiring an attorney. Read on for an explanation of the divorce process in California, and to determine whether you would be eligible to represent yourself in court.

Should I Represent Myself in Family Court?

By |2020-03-22T11:10:06-07:00March 22nd, 2020|California Courts, Family Law|

Some unhappily married people complain that they cannot afford to divorce their spouses. Family law attorneys often charge a lot of money for services involving the family courts. In order to save costs, people are now asking themselves, "should I represent myself in family court?" The answer is often "yes," but you also need to consider your circumstances. Here's what you need to know.

Do You Need a Probate Lawyer?

By |2020-01-02T10:52:13-08:00January 1st, 2020|Probate|

People often think they need a probate lawyer to file probate. After all, the probate process requires filing many court documents and completing a variety of tasks over a 9 to 12-month period. Fortunately, probate is mostly paperwork and knowing how to move the case through the court process. So, although you may not need a probate lawyer, it is crucial to complete the paperwork and file the documents correctly. Hiring an experienced probate legal document assistant is a great way to avoid paying statutory fees to attorneys and save the estate thousands of dollars.