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Void and Voidable Marriages in California

Mon 31st Oct, 2022 Blogs

The legal requirements to obtain a marriage license in California are fairly basic. Generally, each party to the marriage must be unmarried and at least 18 years of age, the marriage ceremony must be performed by a person authorized to do so, and there must be at least one witness […]

Preparing for a Divorce

Fri 30th Sep, 2022 Family Law

Deciding to file for divorce is a monumental decision and not one to be taken lightly. Divorce can result in radical life changes and represents a significant departure from the status quo — especially if your marriage was lengthy, you had children, and/or you left the workforce while you were […]

Understanding Gray Divorces

Fri 29th Jul, 2022 Family Law

Divorce traditionally has been understood primarily as a phenomenon among the young and middle-aged. After all, most married couples figure out within a few years whether their marriage will work long-term. Estimates place the average length of marriage before divorce at about eight years. But as the U.S. population ages, […]

Challenging a Prenup in California

Thu 30th Jun, 2022 Family Law

California is a community property state. While most other states divide marital property fairly (but not necessarily equally) upon divorce, California courts divide marital property 50/50, absent an agreement to the contrary. One agreement that is capable of changing the default property division rules is a prenuptial agreement, and such […]