California Divorce Law

Know Your Rights with a Restraining Order

What are restraining orders? Most people are aware that they can be issued to victims of domestic abuse, and that they can also be issued to people facing civil harassment. What you may not know is how to file restraining order, what the burden of proof, what rights are yours when the court grants you …

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A Divorce Attorney Can Help You Get Full Parental Rights

California Divorce Divorce is rarely easy or simple, but children in the relationship complicate the legal and emotional processes exponentially. Having a child automatically obligates both parties to assume responsibility for his/her wellbeing, and it also entitles each to parental rights under the law. Rights and responsibilities are inextricably intertwined, but they can be made …

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Find an Attorney Who Knows Divorce Law

Bohm Wildish: California Family Law If you are going through a California divorce, you have undoubtedly heard endless horror stories of unfair settlements, ferocious court battles, and angry, bitter couples ruining the day they met. Most divorces are able to be settled, if not amicably, then civilly, whether with the help of mediators or the …

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Do Divorce and Alimony Settlements Require a Family Lawyer?

Alimony Calculator: Do-it-yourself divorce and alimony is rarely, if ever, a good idea. Take this creative approach tried by a man in Mississippi: he put an ad in Craigslist offering “10K to the man or woman who marries” his ex-wife so he would be free from alimony payments. He did add the caveat: “This offer …

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While Money Doesn’t Cause Divorce, It Must Be Protected

For decades, it’s been thought that financial stress is among the main causes of divorce. Sure spouses fight over money. One spends too much while the other doesn’t earn enough. But is financial difficulty a major culprit in the filing of divorce? Recent university research says, no. Jan Anderson, an associate professor at California State …

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What are current California Family Law specs?

To be granted divorce in California you must fulfill certain “residency requirements.” You or your spouse must have resided in the state for a minimum of the previous six months. What’s more, you or your spouse is required to have lived in the country in which you are filing, for at least the previous three …

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What is Family Law?

Legal issues pertaining to the family can be highly emotional and bitterly contentious. It is important to know your rights, the rights of any children you may have, and how the process will unfold. The law firm of Bohm Wildish specializes in all aspects of California family law, including the following: • Prenuptial Agreements • …

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