How to Start a Divorce in California

Getting a divorce can be a complicated process. People often comment on how easy it is to get married and how difficult it is to get divorced. Actually, the steps to start a divorce in California are fairly simple. With the help of A People's Choice, finishing a divorce can also be easy, stress-free and inexpensive.

By |2018-03-05T00:34:15-08:00February 22nd, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

Divorce and Social Security Spousal Benefits

When a couple is terminating their marriage, they often have questions about the correlation of divorce and social security spousal benefits a party may be entitled to. If your marriage was for more than ten years, you can claim Social Security spousal benefits on the entire earning history of your ex-spouse. This is commonly called [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:27-08:00January 20th, 2017|Family Law|0 Comments

California Divorce Checklist

Filing for divorce on your own can be a very stressful process. Divorce is life-changing and often requires both parties to make major adjustments to their financial and living situations. When under stress and forced to navigate a complex court system, people can become depressed and act irrational. Sometimes divorce planning and a simple checklist [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:56-08:00April 20th, 2016|Family Law|1 Comment

How to File for Divorce in California Without a Lawyer

Filing for divorce can be expensive and time-consuming, depending on the issues involved and whether or not the parties agree on the resolution of those issues. Unfortunately, once an attorney gets involved representing one or both parties, the only winners are typically the attorneys with accumulating attorney fees. The good news is that you can [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:47:44-08:00March 7th, 2015|Family Law|Comments Off on How to File for Divorce in California Without a Lawyer

Ways of Terminating a Marriage or Domestic Partnership in California

The decision to end a marriage or domestic partnership can be extremely distressing. Our offices have over 35 years of experience in guiding our clients through the various ways of terminating a marriage in California and the process of helping to prepare the legal documents for a divorce, legal separation, or annulment. In moving forward, [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:47:46-08:00February 13th, 2015|Family Law|Comments Off on Ways of Terminating a Marriage or Domestic Partnership in California

How to File Divorce in California in 7 Easy Steps

If you are researching how to file divorce in California, we have broken down the process into 7 basic steps that must be completed in most uncontested California divorce proceedings. This article reviews the basic steps for an uncontested divorce in California - from preparing the initial petition to getting a Judgment to terminate the marriage. A People's Choice offers low-cost help to file divorce in California, from filing the Petition to the Final Judgment of Dissolution. Our 40 years experience, streamlined processes and information materials we provide covering how to file divorce in California make the divorce process both educational and stress free for our clients. Why pay an attorney thousands of dollars when A People's Choice can prepare and process the necessary paperwork for you at a lower cost!

By |2019-11-05T07:08:20-08:00February 8th, 2015|Family Law|Comments Off on How to File Divorce in California in 7 Easy Steps

California Divorce Residency Requirements – Where to File Your Divorce

When filing a petition for dissolution of marriage in California, you will need to find out which California Superior Court has jurisdiction over your case. The court which has jurisdiction over the case is where the divorce needs to be filed. How Residency Affects Where to File Your Divorce in California A Court's jurisdiction to make [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:47:47-08:00February 7th, 2015|Family Law|Comments Off on California Divorce Residency Requirements – Where to File Your Divorce