A Man On A Mission – Who Is Steve Clark?

Most recently, spousal support has become a local debate in Huntington Beach. A localdivorcee is on a mission to end spousal support in California. A man named Steve Clark claims the $100,000 legal battle he experienced with his ex-wife over spousal should have been spent on his daughter’s education, not legal fees. Clark is currently spearheading a campaign to end spousal support in California. In an effort to advance the cause, Clark’s organization has drafted suggested legislation that changes California’s current spousal support statute to be nonexistent, except in cases of stay at home mothers, whose situations should be judged […]

By |June 11th, 2015|Divorce, Family, New Laws, Spousal Support|0 Comments

Don’t Let The Family Law Courts Harm Our Children

On May 18 The National Review published an article called “Children Need Both Parents After Divorce”. It expresses the need for State lawmakers to pass child-custody reform laws and says that only two states are effectively encouraging family judges to order equal, or almost equal, parenting time in a divorce. It goes on to assert the negative impact on the physical and emotional health and well-being of the children who don’t have both parents actively involved in their lives and the negative impact on their parent’s mental health as well.
This article just further proves the point that we’ve been making, […]

LDA Insider Secrets to Save You Money & Time

The family law clerks do not help people get through their legal process as efficiently as possible. Handling your own legal matters can cost a lot in wasted money and time. Our job is to save you both. We also save you the aggravation of finding and paying for a parking space and standing in long lines at the court. Here are some insider tips to make your legal process better that you probably don’t know:

Both parties do not have to pay a court filing fee to participate in a dissolution of marriage or a legal separation. The court filing […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Family, From Us, Probate, The Courts|0 Comments

Considerations When Hiring A Legal Document Preparation Service

Is the LDA Bonded & Registered?
California Business & Professions Code §6400 requires all LDAs to be bonded to prepare legal documents in the State of California and registered with the county clerk in the county(ies) of their location. This important protection assures the consumer that the LDA has a required level of education and training, and insurance. Be careful and don’t assume that everyone who claims to be an LDA is in compliance. Do you trust the preparation of your legal documents with someone who doesn’t follow the law? Our management team is bonded and registered.
What do past clients say […]

By |February 21st, 2015|From Us, Legal Document Assistants|0 Comments

The California Code of Statutes Goes Modern – FL-100

It also clears up previous confusion about where to file these matters. Previously, many opposite sex couples were confused about where to file, thinking it should be filed in the county or state where the marriage took place. The proper venue for California residents always has been the California court if at least one of the parties has legal residency in this state.
The confusion was compounded by same sex couples who were married in a state that no longer recognized same sex marriage or moved to state that didn’t recognize same sex marriage or divorce. Now it is clearly understood […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Court Forms, Family, From Us, The Courts|0 Comments