Television and movies often portray divorce as an adversarial process that is played out in the courtroom with much drama. While some divorces happen just like that, many couples choose to work together to hammer out the issues involved through a process called mediation. Mediation is involved in 50-80 percent
Are you divorcing an unemployed husband or wife? Long spells of unemployment for one or both partners in a marriage can put undue stress on a relationship. Although unemployment might not be the primary reason you seek a divorce, it might be a contributing factor. Unemployment changes the financial situation
Understanding the Limits and Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement Getting married is supposed to be happily ever after, and for many, it is. However, many also choose to dissolve their marriage for a variety of reasons. Thinking about divorce while planning a marriage is not anyone's idea of a good time,
Why Does Consistency Matter in Co-Parenting? Divorce brings many changes for everyone — especially children. From new living arrangements to a possible new school, children must deal with various disruptions to life as they knew it. However, if you are co-parenting, maintaining as much consistency for your children is possible. By
Divorce affects not only the divorcing couple but also their children. The average divorce rate is between 40 and 60% for those recently married and up to 10% higher for remarriage. Orange County divorce rates are generally higher than average. At some point after a divorce, most people seek out the
Divorce is a complex process that involves a variety of emotions. This major life change can cause you to feel anxious about your financial future. Negotiating for the best divorce settlement possible can alleviate some of your stress and help you avoid court. A California family law attorney has the
Alimony, also called spousal support, is a possible financial outcome in a California divorce. Choosing to remarry can impact the alimony you receive from your divorce agreement or settlement. Several factors — one of which is the timing of your new marriage —can result in changes to the divorce decree.
The decision to end a marriage is never easy. If you are considering filing for a same-sex divorce, we can help you. At the Pedrick Law Group, we understand how California divorce laws apply to same-sex divorces. A family law attorney from our office can provide the representation you need
Choosing the right divorce attorney is a critical part of the process. You want a divorce attorney with considerable experience: one that will help you achieve the best possible resolution in your divorce. For many people, it's also important to find a divorce attorney who is a good personality fit:
Getting divorced can lead to a lot of questions about money. Many people want to protect their assets as much as possible during the divorce, including keeping their hands on as much of the money they have earned or that they received from family members and loved ones as possible.