After more than 35 years of family law practice, we can tell you that simple divorces are rare. Although California is a no-fault, community property state, there are still many issues that need to be addressed. You need to look out for your children's well-being and help them get through the divorce as unscathed as possible without giving up your rights.
The Right Outcome for You
Ending a marriage is difficult and stressful, and you probably have many questions. Even when you can collaborate and discuss options with your partner, you should call an experienced divorce attorney to handle all the legal aspects for you.
We work closely with you to make sure we understand all the dynamics surrounding your situation. There are even times when legal separation is a better solution than an out-and-out divorce. A thorough understanding allows us to calmly, sensitively, and systematically approach issues of marital property and children.
We'll provide you with an information sheet and help you fill it out. It is a helpful tool for creating an inventory of marital assets, collecting your thoughts, and formulating and conveying any questions you may have.
No two couples and their situations are exactly alike. Questions that need to be taken into consideration include the following: