Divorce Process

Residency Requirements for Divorce in California

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To file for divorce in California, there are certain residency requirements that must be met. These requirements are outlined in the California Family Code, specifically § 2320. Here are the residency requirements for divorce in California: It’s important to note that these residency requirements must be met before the divorce case can be filed in …

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Grounds for Divorce in California

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In California, there are two main types of divorce: no-fault and fault-based. For no-fault divorce, the only ground for divorce is “irreconcilable differences,” meaning that the marriage cannot be saved and there are irreparable breakdowns in the marriage. On the other hand, fault-based divorce requires one party to prove that the other spouse committed an …

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