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Orange County Divorce Attorney

Divorce is a life-altering, unpredicted occurrence that sometimes causes great emotional and financial consequences. During the period of a divorce, many matters can be exacerbated by the unwillingness of the parties to cooperate with one another. During a contested divorce in Orange County California, matters such as division of property and child custody require the expertise of a qualified Orange County divorce attorney.

About California Divorce

The State of California allows for divorce action to be brought simply by one party’s stating irreconcilable differences. While other grounds for a California divorce may exist, the most common is classified as “irreconcilable differences” between the parties. This means that your spouse cannot stop you from filing for a divorce if you choose to do so. The primary issues that will need to be decided during a California divorce proceeding include spousal support (alimony), division of property, and, if children are involved, child custody and child support.

When both parties agree, a divorce can be obtained fairly quickly. In the state of California it takes a minimum of six months and one day from the date the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage is served upon the respondent or his/her representative. At any time during a divorce proceeding, a case may settle in full or in part or proceed to trial for all or some of the marital issues. Whether or not divorce issues can be resolved without the need for trial is based on willingness of the parties to achieve compromise and the complexity of the issues involved. It is important to note that fewer than five percent of all Orange County divorces end in trial.

Help in Orange County Divorces from a Leading Orange County Divorce Attorney

If your divorce is complex and requires a judicial hearing, leading Orange County divorce attorney Kayleene H. Writer has the proven skills you need to maneuver through the complexities of the divorce process. As an experienced Orange County divorce attorney, Kayleene H. Writer will guide you step-by-step and help protect your rights under California’s community property laws.

As the daughter of a Prominent Southern California Superior Court Judge, Orange County divorce lawyer Kayleene H. Writer has experience in all aspects of divorce law. At the Orange County divorce law firm of Kayleene H. Writer, we work to minimize the conflict during the divorce process and strive to insure that all of your rights are protected. For more information on how Orange County divorce lawyer Kayleene H. Writer can help you, contact us today for your free initial consultation.

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