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Fresno and San Diego Ca Spousal Support Attorney

How Much Spousal Support Will You Have to Pay?

We explore some factors that will influence whether permanent spousal support will be ordered at the time of Judgment and how much support will be ordered.

Fresno and San Diego mediation attorney
Family Law

Mediation: Frequently Asked Questions

Family mediators can assist with separation, parenting schedules, divorce, alimony, and property division issues. Learn more in this weeks blog post.

Divorce checklist of questions to know the answers to when meeting with a divorce lawyer

Top 15 Questions a Divorce Lawyer May Ask You

You have your first consultation with your divorce lawyer. What do you need to know? The more prepared you are, the more productive the meeting will be. This document provides an outline of questions you should be ready to answer.

Collaborative Divorce
Collaborative Divorce

What is Collaborative Divorce Versus Contested or Uncontested Divorce?

The end of a marriage is difficult for all parties concerned. However, some forms of marital dissolution are more difficult than others. This article compares contested divorce with collaborative divorce and uncontested divorce.

Uncontested divorce process

How Does the Uncontested Divorce Process Compare to a Contested Divorce?

In an uncontested divorce case, a divorce petition has been filed, but there are no important issues in dispute…If you have questions contact the Law Offices of Rebecca Medina.

collaborative divorce
Collaborative Divorce

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You and Your Spouse?

If your marriage—and therefore, your divorce—includes allegations of child abuse, substance abuse or domestic violence, collaborative divorce may not be appropriate. However, for divorcing couples who are willing to commit to a process that can be less expensive, less stressful and, in the long run, a sane and peaceful way to dissolve a marriage, collaborative divorce offers many benefits.

Divorce Mediation

Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Fresno or San Diego Divorce

If you are considering filing for divorce, you may find yourself facing uncertainty, fear, anxiety, and a whirlwind of other emotions. Sometimes you know when it’s unequivocally time to end a marriage; other times, it’s not so cut and dry.

Law Office of Rebecca Medina - What is Community Property in CA
Family Law

What is Community Property in CA?

When it comes to asset division during divorce, California follows the community property principle which states that any property or debts acquired by one or both partners over the course of a marriage is automatically considered jointly and equally owned by the couple as a single entity

Law Office of Rebecca Medina - Can I Recover the Down Payment I Made on My Home
Family Law

Can I Recover the Down Payment I Made on My Home?

If you are ending your marriage in Fresno and San Diego or elsewhere in California, you may be wondering if you are entitled to recoup the money you provided for a down payment on your family home.

Divorce Cost

Divorce: How Much Will It Cost?

One of the first questions clients ask is, ”How much is this divorce going to cost?”  There is no easy answer to that question. Each …

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