What are ways to serve divorce papers?

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 [...]

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What are the steps for an uncontested divorce?

In order for our office to provide the lowest cost of services to our clients, we have made every effort to streamline the legal process into several easy, defined steps to help you complete your  proceedings in the most efficient way. Here is what you should expect when using A People's Choice for your divorce, [...]

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How long does it take to get a divorce in California?

How long does it take to get a divorce in California? Well, there are two separate dates to keep in mind - 1) when the case has been completed and a Judgment entered, and 2)  when a divorce is terminated. Divorce - The clock starts ticking as soon as the other party is served with [...]

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How can I settle my divorce without going to court?

If you and your spouse cannot agree, you may be able to use mediation to resolve your divorce disputes. Mediation allows each party to discuss concerns and specific issues that need to be resolved. If divorce issues can be settled through mediation, then the divorce case can proceed as an uncontested matter and most likely [...]

By |2021-03-15T08:55:36-07:00January 23rd, 2021|, |Comments Off on How can I settle my divorce without going to court?

Can the parties agree to waive the required Financial Disclosures?

California law requires financial disclosure in divorce. This means that both parties are mandated by law to exchange financial information which includes a statement of assets and debts and community and separate property. There are two disclosures that are required under California law, the preliminary disclosure and the final disclosure. When the parties sign a marital settlement [...]

By |2021-03-15T08:54:10-07:00January 21st, 2021|, |Comments Off on Can the parties agree to waive the required Financial Disclosures?

Do I need to hire an attorney to file for a divorce?

If you and your spouse agree to all the issues, you do not need to hire an attorney to file an uncontested divorce. Most people can navigate through the family law system on their own accord with the help of A People’s Choice for the paperwork. On the other hand, if the matter becomes contested, [...]

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My spouse cheated. Do I have to still pay support?

The faithfulness of a spouse generally has no bearing on child or spousal support. California family law requires both parents to pay child support. However, one parent may be required to pay more support than the other if he/she earns more money and spends less time with the child.

By |2021-03-15T08:58:36-07:00January 19th, 2021|, |Comments Off on My spouse cheated. Do I have to still pay support?