You may blame your spouse for causing the end of the marriage by having an affair. For some people, cheating is anything physical. Some people see cheating as an emotional affair with another person. Some people could include financial deception as cheating. Whether it's financial cheating, emotional cheating, or an actual affair, the state of California does not care how the marriage … [Read more...] about Divorce Misconception: A Cheating Spouse Helps Your Case
The short answer to the question of “Can I or should I force my spouse out of the house” is a resounding “No!” In California, there can be consequences if your spouse is forced to leave their home without adequate financial support. Why You Should Not Force Your Spouse Out of the House There are quite a few reasons why you should not pressure your spouse out of the house. Here are some … [Read more...] about Can You or Should You Force Your Spouse Out of the House?
Now that you have told your spouse you want a divorce, there are some things you should and should not do. There are laws you must follow to avoid getting into troubling situations down the line as the divorce progresses. There are also some positive steps you should be aware of and to follow these steps accordingly. What to Do After You Have Told Your Spouse You Want a … [Read more...] about I Told My Spouse I Want a Divorce – Now What?
How you first discuss the issue can set the stage for how the divorce will proceed. Be clear about your goals and what discussion you want to have. Is it: I am feeling that things are so bad;we need to talk about a divorce if we can’t fix it. (possible outcomes include therapy, change, continued conflict, divorce).I want to talk about a divorce (put the possibility on the table, how do … [Read more...] about How Do I Tell My Partner I Want a Divorce?