Setting up or maintaining a conservatorship (or any sort of legal care for an adult) isn't easy. If you think that a conservatorship might be needed for a loved one who needs help, you might be wondering if a Los Angeles conservatorship attorney can assist you. After all, they're the experts, right? We've got [...]
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If you know anyone who has gone through the California probate process, then you may have noticed that it can take some time. The real question is, how long does probate take in California? The answer is, inconveniently, that it depends. The duration of probate is contingent upon several factors, including the estate’s complexity, the [...]
Divorce is nothing new. In fact, it’s been around for practically as long as marriage. It is derived from the Latin word “divortium,” which means separation. Although various countries interpret the word slightly differently, divorce all comes down to the same thing: separating from a spouse and moving on with your life. It’s interesting [...]
If you’re looking for a divorce in California, it usually goes one of two ways: contested divorce or uncontested divorce. If you’re getting an uncontested divorce California can process it fairly quickly. A contested divorce, on the other hand, can take a long time to move through the system. So, what’s the difference? A [...]
The formal process of filing for a divorce or legal separation in California can seem quite daunting. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. Going through the online route to achieve a successful and affordable divorce may be the next best thing if you are looking to save money, time, and skip the formalities associated [...]
California, the state with the world’s best beaches and home to lavish customs and lifestyle, is probably not the most pocket-friendly state. Divorce in California is expensive, confusing, and a little chaotic. Contrary to popular belief, this unpleasant situation can get overturned. As hectic and emotionally draining as divorce is, nobody needs complex legal matters to [...]
You've probably heard the phrase "pro bono" before, but do you know where it comes from? Pro bono derives from the Latin expression pro bono publico, which means "for the good of the public." The term is most often linked to professionals providing a service at a lowered cost or free of charge. That's [...]
Losing a loved one can be one of life’s most difficult experiences. Depending on what type of preparations your loved one made before their passing, you may be responsible for managing their assets and debts while grieving over the loss. This court-supervised process is called “probate.” Dealing with legal red tape is probably the [...]
How to Find Probate Records Online? Is it Possible? If you know anyone who has been mired in a probate case, you may have heard them talk about the horrors of probate. Probate gets a bad rep because of how expensive and time-consuming it can get, but it has existed in America since 1784, [...]
Power couple Bill and Melinda Gates startled the public Monday by announcing they were divorcing. For decades, the mega-billionaire couple has been a powerful force on the world stage. Through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of some $50 billion, the pair has reshaped global public health and development. But [...]
Filing for California divorce online can seem like an appealing alternative to dressing up and going to file a legal form in court. It's usually the best option for people who don't want to spend a lot of money but also want to have the divorce processed within the shortest period of time. Filing [...]
Every divorce story is unique. Maybe you'd been married for a year, or perhaps your marriage lasted for several decades. Perhaps you have children, or maybe you only have pets. Maybe you’re heartbroken, or maybe you’re relieved—or perhaps you feel a bit of both. However you got here, you’ve now found yourself in a situation [...]
Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and ex-NFL quarterback Jay Cutler were considered #CoupleGoals by fans of their hit show Very Cavallari. The attractive pair had everything going for them: three beautiful kids, a nice house, budding careers in entertainment, and a loving marriage—or at least the appearance of one. News of their decision to [...]
We’ve all heard of the statistic “50% of all marriages end in divorce.” It perfectly illustrates just how common divorce is in America. The good news is that that statistic is from the 80s, and things have gotten much better since then. Divorce rates for most age groups have dropped over the past 30 years, [...]
Divorced couples in California may wonder: are divorce records public? After all, many people value their privacy, and divorce is often a messy topic. The short answer is yes: divorce records are public in California. This means anyone can obtain a copy of your divorce decree. This can be a nightmare for people who [...]
If absence makes the heart grow fonder, what happens when you’re forced to stay at home with your spouse? In California, it’s divorce. There have been reports of a surge in divorce cases since the COVID-19 pandemic started last year. More people are contacting attorneys to ask about the process, and many are [...]
Cheap California divorce options DO exist - they can just be a bit difficult to navigate! In this article, we explore the pros and cons of the top three most popular cheap divorce options in California and explain how you can avoid paying statutory attorney's fees for your divorce.
Divorce is an emotional quagmire, and it’s the emotion that lays traps for the average person. You may have been greatly wronged or betrayed in some way, and therefore you may justifiably be angry. You know each other intimately, so you know where to strike to hurt the other person. Children may be involved, [...]
There are several ways divorce, legal separation or annulment papers can be served on the other party. Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt: In most of our cases, the other party simply voluntarily signs a Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt. By signing this form, they voluntary accept service of the papers. Signing this form does not [...]