California Divorce Documents: What You Need

If you are going to be filing for divorce in California, there are some divorce documents that you will need to make sure you have on hand. First of all, it is essential that you have a petition for dissolution of marriage and a final judgment of dissolution of marriage. These are the essential documents that are required in order to finalize dissolution of marriage from the California law. Depending on your divorce situation, you may required to get between ten to twenty other documents and fill them out and file them with the court. A few of the other documents that are commonly needed for a divorce include:

  • Stipulations, Waivers and Appearance Documents
  • Preliminary Declaration of Disclosure
  • Marital Settlement Agreement
  • Declaration Re Service of Declaration of Disclosure and Income and Expense Statement
  • Declaration for Default or Uncontested Dissolution of Marriage

It is very helpful to have a dedicated and caring attorney on your side to assist you when you are working through all of this paperwork. So much paperwork can be excessively confusing, and you will want someone you can trust to be there to help you with all of the minor details that are a part of the overall divorce process.

You may also need to file other documents such as a property declaration, a stipulation to establish or modify child support and order, or a judgment to end the marriage. At Cutter & Lax the attorneys work to give you the best divorce representation possible. The team wants to ensure your comfort because they care for people and want to ensure that individuals are given the education on the legal process that is needed! Contact Cutter & Lax today to get assistance from an attorney at the firm and to learn more about the divorce process and the documents required in California!