We wrote the article Divorcing a Narcissist, part I on March 12 and promised you a part II. This is part II of Divorcing a Narcissist and this article focuses on the option available to a higher earner spouse when the lower earner’s narcissism causes unnecessary divorce litigation and fees, including circumstances when the other spouse uses the children as leverage. [Read more…]
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In the past, our attorneys have discussed the issue of California residency requirement for divorce. California law states that a judgement of marriage dissolution may not be entered unless one of the spouses was a resident of the State of California for 6 months and of the county in which the case is being filed for 3 months immediately before the petition is filed.
In this article, we are going to look into the California residency requirement for divorce and specifically the 6 month requirement and what it really means. This is only for California marriage dissolution actions. It does not apply to legal separation, annulments or domestic partnerships. The rule for the 3 month county residency is also different.
You may be at your wit’s end divorcing a narcissistic spouse, husband or wife.
It is not easy. But look at it this way. You only have to deal with one while our Orange County divorce attorneys have the experience of dealing with plenty over the years that we have practiced family law.
Divorcing a narcissist spouse does not have to mean that you have to suffer through a miserable divorce or that you have to accept a result that is not consistent with the law. There are proper ways to deal with such spouses who are deceptive, have serious anger management issues and take out those issues on you and the children, or are intent on driving up your legal fees.
This is part one of a two-part article. In this article, we are going to discuss how to deal with divorcing a narcissist spouse if you are the lower-income earner.
Part II will be published later in the week. In Part II, we will look at divorcing a narcissist spouse from the perspective of the higher earner spouse.
Let’s talk about some of the things you can do during the divorce case with your family law attorney to reign your spouse in and get a fair result in court.
To contact us, simply complete the form at the end of this article or call any one of our three Orange County offices. [Read more…]
You search the internet for a divorce attorney in Orange County, right? You are hoping that a free consultation will do the trick. Unfortunately, you really don’t know what to expect and whether you talk to two attorneys or twenty, after a while, you may be more confused than before.
We also know you may be stressed out and in search of answers. In this article, we create a three step process to make your consultation meaningful. [Read more…]