Can a California divorce be Stopped?

If one spouse files for divorce or legal separation in California, may the other spouse stop the process by arguing the filing party doesn’t know what he is doing? That was more or less the situation in a recent case decided by the California Court of Appeal entitled Marriage of Greenway.  In Greenway, the parties had…

Don’t Cry over Your Ex Parte

It’s my ex parte (pronounced party) and I’ll cry if I want to. OK, I am probably not the first one who took the legal term and matched it with the words from Leslie Gore’s famous 1963 song.  But family law lawyers –and many people who have gone through the divorce process, especially if their cases…