Parties who wish to avoid the animosity, expense and divisiveness of a courtroom divorce can choose instead to divorce through more cooperative efforts. In California and other states, one option for doing this is to commit to a collaborative divorce.
Un acuerdo o decisión de mediar su divorcio es un paso hacia un proceso más pacífico y amistoso. Sin embargo, es importante entender lo que implica el proceso antes de tomar cualquier decisión acerca de si es adecuado para usted.
Agreeing or deciding to mediate your divorce is a step toward a more peaceful and amicable process. However, it is important to understand what the process entails before you make any decisions about whether it is right for you.
El comienzo de un año nuevo da la oportunidad de hacer cambios positivos y hacer el nuevo año mejor que el año anterior. Y aunque muchas personas despiden resoluciones del año nuevo, las resoluciones pueden hacer una diferencia poderosa en su futura felicidad si usted sigue a través con ellas.
The beginning of a new year gives people the opportunity to make positive changes and make the new year a better one than the last year. And whether many people dismiss resolutions like this, they can make a powerful difference in your future happiness if you follow through with them.
Until Jan. 1, the family pet has accorded the same status in California divorce proceedings as the family television. Now, thanks to a law signed in October by Gov. Jerry Brown, pets will have similar status as children.
In California, the law requires parties to divide marital property equally in the event of a divorce. While dividing everything in half may seem easy enough, the process can be quite complicated and contentious.
The divorce process is often painted as contentious, dramatic and painful. And while there are certainly divorces that look like this, it does not have to be this way.
When people think about divorce, they often imagine that the process takes place in a courtroom and in front of a judge who will make rulings on divorce-related matters like child custody and spousal support. However, in reality, people typically resolve these issues outside of court through mediation or collaborative divorce.
If you are getting divorced in California, you will go through the mediation process, whether you choose to or the courts order you to. Mediation can be a faster, more peaceful way to resolve divorce-related matters than litigation, and it can allow parties to maintain more control over the outcome.