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Blog Posts in June, 2015

  • Early Termination of Marital Status - Bifurcation of Divorce Proceedings

    California requires six months between the date that the Petition for Dissolution is filed and served upon the other party before the marital status can be dissolved. Completing a divorce in the minimum required time is rarely the case however as many issues in contested divorce cases can take anywhere from 11 months to several years to conclude. It is common for people going through this process ...
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  • Reduce Spousal Support In California

    Reducing spousal support is a common issue faced in family law, especially after a judgment has been entered. There are many considerations and circumstances that can affect the reduction in spousal support, it is important to speak with an attorney regarding your specific circumstances. This article is designed to cover some of the general and basic ways that spousal support can be modified, ...
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  • Discovery in Family Law After Judgment

    The Civil Discovery Act is applicable to family law matters. For many family law matters there can be a need to reopen discovery after there is a final judgment. This can be for a variety of reasons including but not limited to a modification of child or spousal support, or modification of child custody. The California Code of Civil Procedure section 2024.020 states that discovery must be complete ...
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