How to Look Up Divorce Records in California

Hossein Berenji, Sep 23, 2021

California makes divorce records available to the public unless a divorce court has sealed the records. Any member of the public can access the papers of most divorce cases. To be sure, the information in your divorce case could include personal details. Under some circumstances, the parties can ask the court to redact these details […]


What is a Putative Spouse in a Divorce or Legal Separation in Los Angeles, CA?

Hossein Berenji, Aug 11, 2021

California does not recognize common-law marriages. Therefore, parties must be legally married or in a domestic partnership for a family court to have jurisdiction over their divorce or family law issue. If a couple separates after years of living together without being legally married, it is up to the couple to divide their debts and […]


Can I Have a New Partner Move in During a Divorce?

Hossein Berenji, Jul 07, 2021

Some states require spouses to prove “fault” for the divorce, such as adultery, abandonment, or abuse. California is one of several states that have no-fault divorce laws. A couple may file for divorce simply because they do not want to be married to each other any longer. As a result, judges are not interested in […]


Divorcing A Narcissist: Tips, Tools, and What To Expect

Hossein Berenji, May 12, 2021

Going through a divorce is never easy, even when the parties agree to an uncontested divorce. However, when your spouse is a narcissist, the divorce process can be even more traumatic. A narcissist does not like to lose. Therefore, it is in your best interest to work with an experienced divorce lawyer who knows what […]


Gaslighting: How to Recognize Your Spouse’s Manipulative Behavior

Hossein Berenji, Apr 14, 2021

Divorce can be a very difficult process for a person. However, someone who has been “gaslighted” by their spouse may experience additional challenges when seeking a divorce. They may be unsure of themselves and their reality, making it even more challenging to get out of a toxic marriage. What Does Gaslighting Mean? Gaslighting is a […]