How To Accept That Your Marriage Is Over

Hossein Berenji, May 27, 2023

People don’t usually enter into marriages thinking they will end in divorce. Unfortunately, such cases certainly exist; when they happen, they can result in immense amounts of pain, heartache, and introspection. If you’re going through a divorce and aren’t careful, you could find yourself succumbing to (self) destructive behaviors, such as substance abuse. Knowing It’s […]


Divorce Issues Caused by a Mother-In-Law

Hossein Berenji, May 25, 2023

Every marriage can be challenging. When you spend your entire life with the same person, eventually, you will experience conflict and frustration. The longest marriages find ways to overcome these difficulties and celebrate the good times. But not all marriages do as well. When the issues become too frustrating, you may consider getting a divorce. […]


What Is Gray Divorce?

Hossein Berenji, Mar 20, 2023

Many people feel “gray” when they are sad or depressed. However, the term “gray divorce” does not refer to a spouse’s emotional state as they go through the divorce process. Instead, a gray divorce occurs when spouses who are over 50 years old end their marriage. Gray divorce is becoming very common in the United […]


Who Should File for Divorce First?

Hossein Berenji, Mar 19, 2023

Generally, it does not matter who files divorce papers first. California is a no-fault divorce state, so the parties do not need to prove “wrongdoing” to end their marriage. Furthermore, the court does not give preference to the spouse who files. However, there could be some advantages to filing for divorce first in California. Therefore, […]


When Is a Marriage Irretrievably Broken, and What Does That Mean?

Hossein Berenji, Jan 18, 2023

Divorce laws vary by state. Each state decides what grounds a person must prove to end a marriage. Many states still have grounds that include “fault” causes of action. “Fault” divorces are based on wrongdoing. For example, a spouse must prove the other spouse is guilty of adultery, abandonment, abuse, habitual drunkenness, or other wrongdoing […]