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In order to change your name after getting a divorce in California, you will need to take the following steps: 1. Complete an, “Ex-parte Application for Restoration of Former Name After Entry of Judgment and Order.  FL-395. Indicate the case number, the date that the judgment of dissolution...

Two common questions people ask when thinking about getting a divorce are:  if we choose divorce mediation, how long will it take and how much will it cost? How Long Will It Take? The length of mediation is largely dependent on the complexity of the issues involved and the degree to which both...

When a couple divorces, the court looks at the best way to divide both party's debts as well as their assets. Just as there are community and individual assets, there can be community and individual (separate) debts. For example, if one spouse takes out a student loan to pay for their school during...

A well-written child custody agreement within your divorce agreement will help you co-parent children more successfully after divorce. It is the most important document you will craft as parents and deserves your best effort. It can be 1 page long or 20 pages long, but it must detail how you plan...

Local residents may have seen this recent Bee article about how budget cuts are affecting service at family law courts. Bottom line: with court staff downsizing, the general public can expect to wait in even longer lines and experience greater delays when filing documents with the court. There...

Check out this video on preparing your legal documentation. We highly recommend you do not go it alone.