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Why to avoid “Do-It-Yourself” divorces

Unfortunately, automated divorce processes are not at the point where an online one-time fee will truly get you the information needed to make informed decisions. Find out how the help of an experienced professional can save you time, money, and stress.

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What you don’t know can hurt you

“You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know!” Since most couples considering a divorce don’t know what they don’t know, our guided marital dissolution approach can save you thousands of dollars. Our goal is to minimize your expenses while avoiding dangerous unknown pitfalls

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Divorce basics from the California Courts system

There are 3 main ways to end a marriage or registered domestic partnership in California: divorce, legal separation, and annulment. It is not necessary for both spouses or domestic partners to agree to end the marriage. Either spouse or partner can decide to end the marriage.

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Retirement benefits planning information from the SSA

Your benefit as a divorced spouse is equal to one-half of your ex-spouse’s full retirement amount (or disability benefit) if you start receiving benefits at your full retirement age. The benefits do not include any delayed retirement credits your ex-spouse may receive.

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Custody and parenting time (visitation) overview

Here you can learn about child custody and parenting time (also called “visitation”) cases, how to prepare a parenting plan for you and your children, and how to get or change a court order. You can also find many resources to help you and your children through your separation or divorce.