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When Does CA Require Divorce Mediation?

April 07, 2023

Does California require divorce mediation? In short, it doesn’t. At the same time, if you have minor children, the judge must order it if you and your spouse have not reached an agreement by the time the divorce is filed. It is also required when a parent asks for a court order to be made […]

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How Does Mediation Work in a CA Divorce?

March 28, 2023

Going through a divorce is a difficult time for everyone involved. There are a lot of emotions (anger and sadness) heading into a divorce, which is why many experts would recommend looking into “divorce mediation California.” If you’re searching for divorce mediation in California, we have you covered at Tierney Law Group. Continue reading to […]

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Benefits of Divorce Mediation

March 21, 2023

Divorce is a messy, complicated affair. You are essentially carving up the life that you and your former partner built together and deciding who gets what. Lawyers are an inevitability in this process, but how you use them to go about the divorce can vary. One way that comes highly recommended is divorce mediation. If […]

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Right of First Refusal – Parenting Plans

February 24, 2023

What is the Right of First Refusal? Are you interested in Pleasanton Parenting Plans? As one of the leading family law firms in Pleasanton CA, Tierney Law Group understands the importance of protecting your assets, especially when entering a new marriage. A prenuptial agreement can help ensure that your assets are protected in the event […]

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Getting Remarried? Congrats! Protect Your Assets with a Prenuptial Agreement

February 10, 2023

If you’re getting remarried, congratulations! It’s an exciting time, but before you tie the knot again, it’s important to protect your assets with a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract between two people before they get married that outlines how assets will be divided in the event of a divorce. If you need […]

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How to tell your children about divorce

January 13, 2023

Communicating Divorce to Children How to deal with children when divorce is an inevitability? The fact is, thousands of children every year are affected by the legal process ending a marriage, and they range from newborns to older teenagers just on the cusp of adulthood themselves. However, for parents, breaking the news of divorce can […]

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Avoid These Parenting Mistakes During a Divorce

January 09, 2023

Divorce can be a challenging time for all parties, especially with parenting mistakes. The last thing anyone should do is make it worse for the children because they are the ones who come out hurt the most in these unfortunate situations. It hurts the younger children as much as the older teenagers, but the younger […]

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Best Interest of the Child

December 16, 2022

Courts in California must make judgments based on a legal standard known as the best interest of the child. Though it is a noble principle, several factors are associated with this type of judgment, and the laws are vague, leaving them open to interpretation. Several principles must be considered in this type of ruling, such […]

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Requirements for a CA Divorce

December 09, 2022

When filing for divorce in California, some rules and requirements exist. Getting a divorce includes meeting the state’s requirements, paying filing fees, and following proper procedures. Having a Pleasanton divorce and family law attorney by your side helps ensure you meet all the needs for a smooth, worry-free divorce process. Call the Tierney Law Group […]

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Divorce Options in California

November 18, 2022

When it comes to divorce, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The best way to move forward with your divorce will depend on your unique situation, so you’ll need to talk with divorce lawyers California to figure out your best options. Here are some of the most common options for divorcing in California. 1. Dissolution Dissolution […]