California Divorce Explained

California divorce law can be confusing and appear overwhelming. This is especially true for anyone dealing with the multitude of issues surrounding the California divorce process. Divorce is difficult emotionally even in “simple” divorce cases. We do our best to simplify the law and provide accurate information to assist you in understanding the divorce laws and processes in California.

There are many ways to segment California divorce information. But, based on our experience we find that people generally have questions about the actual divorce process, the laws, forms and documents, and the actual petition that begins a California divorce.

For example, the California Divorce Process contains specific information about division of property, child support, child custody, alimony and other matters.

We have divided the information into the following categories and you can choose any category to get additional information on same:

  1. California Divorce Process get information about how the process works, dividing property, child support, child custody, alimony, and similar matters.
  2. California Divorce Laws review the actual California statues as they relate to family law, divorce, child support, child custody, division of property and debts, and alimony.
  3. California Divorce Forms in this section you can review different forms and documents common in uncontested divorce in California. This section also provides information about temporary orders, and documents needed to transfer property after a divorce is finalized.
  4. California Divorce Records here you can get information about how to request California divorce records.
  5. California Petition for Divorce get information about the petition and related documents needed to begin a California divorce case.