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…]
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.
So you have a child custody move away case in California. Whether you are the one seeking a move away or the one opposing it, most experienced custody lawyers would tell you that move away cases are some of the most emotionally difficult one for divorce and family law clients. More than perhaps any other area of family law, a California move away case creates a bitter division between parents whereby the parent who seeks to move looks at the challenge to start a new life elsewhere while the parent who opposes the move vows to fight to the end to keep the child or children from leaving.
Our experienced child custody attorneys have handled move away cases and, in this article, we will share with you what you must know about the move away case before you proceed with one or to oppose one.
Once you have read this article, please contact our law firm for an affordable consultation. No article can evaluate your specific facts so the retention of a knowledgable child custody lawyer like those at our firm and evaluation of your issues and facts is a necessary part of making good decisions. [Read more…]