Beware of Over Aggressive Divorce Lawyers in Orange County Who Will Churn Your Case

Aggressive Divorce Lawyers Orange County

There is a difference between aggressive divorce lawyers in Orange County that will represent you properly and those who just want to run up your bill. Be careful and read this article. We tell you how to be.

The word aggressive gets thrown around a lot by divorce lawyers, including in Orange County. There is nothing wrong with that as long as it is both right and within the context of intelligent and effective family law representation.

I don’t know anybody who goes out and hires an aggressive divorce lawyer so that he or she can waste attorney fees in the process. “I want you to spend as much of my money as possible even when it does nothing productive to advance my case. Churn that file!” Yeah, I don’t think anybody sane wants that.

But this is exactly the trap some clients fall into when they search for an aggressive divorce lawyer. These over aggressive divorce lawyer are the ones that give the profession a bad name.

Let us tell you the difference between aggressive and intelligent representation and aggressive and foolish representation. Contact our Orange County divorce lawyers if you have any questions. [Read more...]

Is Your Divorce Dragging On? Learn How to Speed It Up

How do I speed up my divorce? Has it been many months? Over a year? Years (plural)? There are plenty of good reasons why a divorce may take longer than you expected. Sometimes, it’s nobody’s fault and the case is just very complex. Sometimes however it’s more than that and the reason the case is going slow is your spouse, your spouse’s lawyer, your lawyer, you or a combination. Let’s take a look at these and talk about solutions.

How to speed up your divorce

Is your spouse or spouse’s lawyer the problem?

How do I speed up my divorce

How do I speed up my divorce? By first figuring out why it is dragging on…

Yep. This happens. Your spouse is unreasonable and difficult.

Child custody, child support or alimony, even property division can take a lot longer than it should when a spouse takes unreasonable positions and drags out the process.

The most common reasons we have seen this include: [Read more...]

Getting Custody as a Mother in California Requires a Child Focused Strategy

How to get custody as a mother in California

How to get custody as a mother in California? Moms often make the mistake of being unprepared in court and assume being a “mom” is enough. Read this article for a better way.

You would think the answer to how to get custody as a mother in California would be easy. Don’t most people believe moms have an unfair advantage in Family Court? Isn’t that the common misconception among the public?

You can’t just walk into court and say “I am the mother and I should get custody of the children.”

Your status as the mom will not give you an advantage in Family Court. California child custody laws simply do not allow it. If you rely on your gender as a motivating factor for the court to give you custody, do not be surprised if you do not receive it. [Read more...]

Divorcing an Abusive Husband, Protecting the Children and Getting Your Life on Track

Divorcing an Abusive Husband

Divorcing an abusive husband comes with challenges. It takes courage, planning and good representation. Read this article to learn more.

Divorcing an abusive husband is one of the most difficult things that a wife and mother can do in her life. It requires sacrifice and courage. It requires a willingness to navigate through a challenging divorce to better her life and that of the children.

Divorcing an abusive husband is especially difficult in long-term marriages. That is because the abusive husband is often not only abusive toward her and the children but is also in control of the finances.

If you are a wife or mother reading this article or know of one who needs help, we hope you will find the information here helpful and a good start. This isn’t legal advice. It’s common sense and knowledge we have gained in our representation of abuse victims. Please consult with an attorney in your State if you have questions. If you have a divorce in Southern California, give our experienced family law attorneys a call. [Read more...]