What is a Confidential Marriage in California and Does it Have any Significance in the Event of Legal Separation or Divorce?
A confidential marriage license is legally binding, just like a public marriage license. The individuals are married and must go through the divorce process to end the marriage. The difference between a confidential marriage license and a public marriage license is that the former are not a matter of public record. Copies of public marriage […]More
California Divorce Lawyer – How to Hire One
When you’re going through a divorce in California, one of the first and most important decisions you have to make is choosing a divorce attorney. Selecting an experienced and knowledgeable attorney can make a huge difference in your marital settlement agreement. It can help you reach favorable resolutions on issues like property division, child custody, […]More
Who is the Affiant When Signing an Affidavit? Is it a Witness to the Signatures, or Person at Office You are Submitting To
An affidavit is a document someone signs to swear to the truth of facts stated in the document. You might sign an affidavit if you are involved in a legal proceeding. Or, you may ask others to sign affidavits if you need them to support your claims. For example, perhaps you’re involved in a child […]More
What’s Attorney Client Privilege?
An attorney can only provide their clients with proper representation if their clients trust them. A client may need to share sensitive information with an attorney to maximize their chances of winning a case. If a client can’t trust their attorney with sensitive information, they may harm their case. This is why the concept of […]More
How to Serve Divorce Papers
After making the decision to end your marriage, filling out the necessary paperwork, and filing it with the court, there’s another important step to take — serving the divorce papers to your spouse. When you’re ready to move forward in the divorce process, there are specific legal requirements. Can I Just Hand My Spouse the […]More