Filing for divorce is not easy as it may sound. First and foremost, you must meet the California residency requirement. Next you must file the correct forms. If you are seeking child custody, you have to file additional forms. Once you file the forms, you have to serve them on your spouse. Service must be done according to the provisions of California Civil Code. Don’t let the procedures get the better of you. Contact  the Thomas Hogan Law Office Sacramento.

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Hiring a Good Divorce Attorney in Sacramento

There are many Sacramento divorce attorneys, but you need someone who understands your side of the case. Your attorney should be someone who will protect your interest at every stage of the divorce proceeding. A good divorce attorney is one who will listen to you and then patiently answer all your questions. The  Thomas Hogan Law Office divorce attorneys understand that when you are contemplating a divorce or facing a divorce, you are likely to be stressed out and unable to think clearly. Our attorneys will explain the legal consequences of every decision you take.

Filing for Divorce in Sacramento

If you want to file for a divorce, you must meet the residency requirements. The Sacramento divorce & family law attorneys of Thomas Hogan Law Office will review your circumstances to determine if you meet theSacramentodivorce filing residency requirements. There are many do it yourself divorce forms available in the market. You may think it is cheaper to use these forms than to hire a divorce lawyer. But it can prove costly in the long run. Divorce law is subject to constant changes through new court rulings. While the do it yourself forms may not be up to date, our lawyers are aware of the most recent judgments that can affect your case.

The Two Methods of Divorce Filing Sacramento, CA

Summary of Dissolution of Marriage, otherwise known as Termination of Domestic Partnership, is the easiest method for divorce filing Sacramento, CA. However, this method requires the couple to have no children, have been together for no more than 5 years, have no property or interest rates with real estate, debts should not exceed $6000, and community property should not amount to $38,000 and of course the wife should not be pregnant at the time of divorce filing Sacramento, CA.

The second type of divorce filing Sacramento, CA is the regular divorce. Typically, there are two major types of divorce, the no fault divorce and the fault divorce. Either case can be uncontested or not. The process of divorce filing Sacramento, CA can pass through much easier in an uncontested scenario. This can be brought about by a couple who can easily agree with the terms and conditions of the divorce or when the couple has an available prenuptial agreement.

Issues to be settled in a divorce

The reason why divorces end up in an arduous process to reach a predictable conclusion is always blamed on the issues that need to be settled. A prenuptial agreement never guarantees a speedy resolution to these conflicts. At times, it can be the failure, or just mere bad luck, on the part of the couple to consider unforeseen circumstances in their prenuptial agreement which results to invalidation

The main bulk of these issues are on the separation of everything with the exception of the children. Finances, properties, and assets are all subject to an equal division which is not always followed for practical reasons. The next batch of concerns would be on the custody of the children. Whoever wins custody does not establish sole custody. Generally, the responsibility of rearing the children is always shared between the parents in some form. It could be through physical or judicial means. Spousal support is also another subject to be settled. The amount and frequency of delivery is determined by the current financial status of the supporting party.

Child support is another subject of concern. The standard is to support the children up to the age of 18. Certain conditions like getting married can terminate this agreement with ease. About lengthening the support, it can be requested when necessary. Special situations can also warrant the extension like medical reasons.

Subject to Modification is a Possibility

The aforementioned extension and reduction for the duration of child support is an example of modification to the terms of the divorce. Another instance is petitioning for additional spousal support. This is brought about the changes in circumstances regarding the financial status of the supporting party. It is always a good idea to consult a divorce lawyer regarding these sensitive matters, the sooner these issues are settled the better for the couple.

Spousal Support

Sacramento courts generally award spousal support to the financially weaker spouse to enable that spouse to become independent. Spousal support may be temporary or permanent. Permanent spousal support continues till the death of the receiving spouse or until that spouse remarries. You can request permanent spousal support if your marriage is a long term marriage.

Sacramento Divorce Made Easy

Getting a divorce is complex. Unless you have the proper legal representation, you will find it difficult to navigate the complex maze of divorce laws. If you want to file for divorce or you have been served with a divorce petition, contact the Thomas Hogan Law Office in Sacramento, CA. Our attorneys can assist you in dealing with all legal aspect of a divorce.

California Divorce Forms

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