Allow Johnson Attorneys To Guide You Through Alternative Divorce Solutions

Allow Johnson Attorneys To Guide You Through Alternative Divorce Solutions

No one ever anticipates their marriage will end in divorce. There are times, however, when couples cannot resolve their differences and staying together is simply not an option. It may be best to consider going your separate ways and nobody wants to go through a courtroom battle.

How Can Divorce Be Accomplished Outside of Court?

While most people choose to divorce, there are alternative divorce solutions. Divorce is an emotional and overwhelming experience in any person’s life that has last impact. In fact, the impact of a divorce not only affects the couple, but also their children and other members of the immediate family. A traditional divorce may work best for couples who cannot cooperate with each other, but for those who are able to communicate and work together there are alternative solutions to divorce that may present a more peaceful and amicable resolution. If the two of you can work together amicably to negotiate a divorce with a trained professional, the outcome is typically far less expensive and much less of an emotional process.

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Answers to Common California Family Law Questions


How Long Does A Divorce Take In California?

The laws around divorce in California are outlined very specifically and there are certain steps that must be taken in order to finalize a marriage dissolution. If both parties agree on everything and all the financial orders are laid out and dealt with, the dissolution can happen very quickly. Alternatively, a contested divorce could span the course of several years and involve multiple parties and mountains of paperwork...

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Who Has To Pay Alimony Or Spousal Support?

Alimony laws in California can get complicated and it’s important that you understand the need for legal representation when discussing alimony or spousal support payments. There are many financial calculations and algorithms that are used to determine who has to pay who and how much. Alimony or spousal support is designed to help a spouse after a divorce or separation maintain the style of living they were accustomed to in the marriage....

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How Does Child Custody Work In California?

Often times, spouses can work together on a child visitation arrangement or a child custody agreement. Many other times they cannot agree, and this is why there are custody laws in California. The courts are in the position to designate physical custody and legal custody, should the need arise and the parents are unable to make this decision for their family. In these cases the courts will need to weigh specific factors in determining which parent...

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