Legal Separation and Separation by Agreement

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00April 5th, 2016|LEGAL INFORMATION|

While most states use the two terms indifferently, legal separation and separation by agreement are different in the state of California. Similar in essence, a couple agrees to separate while staying married, one is an agreement, the other a judgment. What is legal separation? A legal separation is a court order that determines the rights [...]

All You Need To Know About Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00March 29th, 2016|DIVORCE ADVOCACY|

Article written by Keeley Landes, Financial Adviser and Legal Document Assistant extraordinaire. What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (Otherwise known as a QDRO [pronounced Quad-row] on the street)? And more importantly (because let’s be honest, you don’t really care, except for the fact that you need one) why do I need one?According to the [...]

Get a fair dissolution with San Diego divorce mediation

By |2019-08-22T21:33:41-07:00March 22nd, 2016|DIVORCE MEDIATION|

You are thinking a San Diego divorce mediation might be the best option for you,  knowing that in a traditional divorce things can get ugly and costly.  The parties involved are not focused on being fair, they are are trying to get even and want to get the most out of the dissolution of marriage. [...]

Tips For A Successful Divorce Mediation

By |2019-08-22T21:33:42-07:00March 8th, 2016|DIVORCE MEDIATION|

If you are facing a divorce but you want to avoid the fights and juggling the court dates, divorce mediation is the solution. Since not all divorces require resolution in court, a less stressful and less costly avenue is preferable. What is divorce mediation? Divorce Mediation is an out of court dispute resolution. For that [...]