Everything you need to know about divorce in California

What's the divorce process in California? How do you get started? And how much does it cost? We can answer all these questions and more.

Fast Facts About Divorce in California

  • California is a no fault divorce state
  • You can’t be divorced sooner than 6 months and 1 day from the date the Respondent was served
  • California has mandatory financial disclosures for spouses
  • Some counties require both spouses to do financial disclosures, but most only require one
  • California is a community property state
  • There can be a lengthy wait time to process paperwork in most California counties
  • Default with Agreement is a common way for amicable couples to proceed, saving the cost of one parties' filing fee

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