Legal Separation

Landmark Supreme Court Case Greatly Impacts Servicemembers and Spouses at Divorce

Posted on May 17th, 2017

LANDMARK SUPREME COURT CASE HAS HUGE RAMIFICATIONS FOR FORMER SPOUSES OF SERVICEMEMBERS On May 15, 2017, the United States Supreme Court in Howell v. Howell (490 U.S. 581) held that a state court may not order a veteran to indemnify a divorced spouse for the loss in the divorced spouse’s portion of the veteran’s retirement pay caused by the veteran’s… READ MORE

How is Property that is not Located in California Divided in Dissolution of Marriage Cases?

Posted on May 26th, 2015

Division of Quasi-Community Marital Property in Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage Irvine Divorce Lawyers – Free Consultations to Learn about Division of Marital Property What is Quasi-Community Property? For purposes of a property division in marital actions or the rules governing marital property debt liability, Family Code Section 125 defines “quasi–community property” to include (i) real and personal property, wherever situated, which would… READ MORE

Residency Requirements for Filing Divorce and Legal Separation in Irvine, CA

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Divorce Certified Family Law Specialists – Serving Huntington Beach and all Orange County Free Consultations – Free Parking – Easy to Talk to Attorneys California statutory law governs who is allowed to file a petition (form FL-100) for divorce, legal separation and for an annulment.  If a person does not meet the statutory residency requirements to file one of these actions,… READ MORE