9:00 - 5:00

Hours Mon. - Fri.

(916) 666-7874

Free 30 Min. Phone Consultation

Facebook

Twitter

Search
 

Divorce Law

McKean Family Law > Divorce Law

What You Need to Know When Divorce is Not Amicable

Divorce Law

Make no mistake – every divorce causes some kind of pain, namely in the emotional realm, and so-called “amicable” types aren't immune from this. However, an amicable approach is more civil in nature, and as such involves negotiating instead of litigating; this, of course, brings with it some upsides such as fewer court visits, less trauma on children, reduced legal costs and quicker resolution of the separation. In collaborative separations, both spouses retain lawyers, but the attorneys work as negotiators for the two of them, with the negotiations handled outside of the court. When non-amicable cases go to court, the judge...

Continue reading

Everything There is to Know About Divorce Law Basics

Divorce Law Basics

The legal termination of marriage is referred to by different names, with “divorce” and “dissolution of marriage” being the two that are most recognizable. Couples seeking a divorce must obtain one through a court judgement, after which they will be awarded a judicial decree that renders the marriage dissolved. Following the legal finalization of a divorce, both parties are free to remarry, pending time restrictions in some jurisdictions – and this varies. Various issues may be addressed via divorce orders depending on the specific circumstances of the parties involved in the divorce, such as children for whom provisions must be made...

Continue reading

Finding the Best Family Law Attorney in Roseville

Family Law Sacramento

Deciding on a family law attorney is no easy task, but there are a number of attorneys in California who are capable of representing you properly – the key is doing your homework in the form of asking the right questions before you hire anyone. In the case of a divorce lawyer, choosing the right divorce attorney is the first crucial step of the divorce process (and the same tactic applies to finding a quality child custody lawyer). Methods When it comes to seeking out the most effective practitioners of family law Roseville has to offer, there are three fundamental ways to...

Continue reading

The Ins-and-Outs of Legal Separation in California

Legal Separation in California

Unbeknownst to a significant number of residents living in the Golden State, filing for legal separation is similar to the divorce process, the primary difference being that the parties’ marital status does not end upon division of marital assets and debts. Put succinctly, the “legal separation” process in California allows couples to lead separate lives, though the marital status isn’t eradicated; the petitioner must file a petition for legal separation, and the respondent must file a response – or the matter proceeds by default. What’s more, both parties must exchange disclosures, which are considered mandatory, and the same process applies...

Continue reading

Top Five Tips for Finding a Divorce Lawyer

There are few things in life as messy as a divorce. From the ranges of emotions that raise stress to unparalleled levels to the toll the entire process places on everyone involved, including children, separation of husband and wife is just a cruel reality we sometimes find ourselves in. When it comes time to find the right lawyer for your particular needs, it’s imperative that you are armed with all the essentials necessary – after all, this is a legal battle that both sides want to win, for a myriad of reasons. In this post, we’re going to share our...

Continue reading