Fresno Divorce Attorney
Serving Clients through the Central Valley, California
Divorce is rarely an easy decision, especially in situations that involve children or in which the marriage has endured for many years. Ending a marriage can be a traumatic and difficult situation for both parties. It often involves the termination of a physical and emotional union as well as the division of financial matters. Many complex issues may need to be discussed, reviewed and resolved. These issues include:
Typically, a divorcing couple will have to discuss the division of marital property, including the family home, bank accounts, pension funds, stock portfolios, business interests and other investments. All of these issues can be emotionally charged and create a host of negative and unproductive reactions which must be worked through for the benefit of all concerned. Speak with an attorney from my firm today for the legal assistance you need!
Having a competent and compassionate attorney can be an invaluable asset throughout the difficult process of divorce. As a Fresno lawyer, I am well aware of the need for honest answers and practical guidance. My firm has the ability to provide effective legal tools and solutions that will meet the demands and challenges of each unique case. I am a sympathetic listener, tough negotiator, and aggressive courtroom litigator. To lessen the financial and emotional toll that the divorce process can take, I recommend techniques of collaboration and settlement, which help to prevent bitter and often emotionally damaging courtroom battles.
How Long Does it Take to Get a Divorce in California if Both Parties Agree?
The process of divorce in California may take at least 6 months from the date that the individual who is filing notifies the other spouse about the divorce. The reasons why it may take longer include issues such as:
Division of Property
Child and Spousal Support
What is the Difference Between a Contested & Uncontested Divorce?
Divorce in California may be contested or uncontested. Cases that move through the system the fastest are uncontested no-fault divorces, meaning that the parties agree on all of the terms of the divorce. My firm provides comprehensive legal services for all types of divorce situations, from those that are simple and uncontested and only need court finalization to those that are contested and involve complicated legal issues and challenging emotional aspects between the parties. In all cases, my goal is to resolve your case as promptly, smoothly, and as stress-free as possible