Annulment and divorce laws differ from state to state. The State of California has unique guidelines you must follow and specific criteria to meet should
At Azemika & Azemika Law, we are dedicated in providing aggressive and knowledgeable service at an affordable cost. It is a fact that a breakdown in a relationship or marriage can be stressful and traumatic. With a combined total of over 42 years of experience in Family Law Matters, our partners are exclusively devoted to assisting our clients through these difficult times by restoring the peace of mind you and your loved ones deserve.
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Azemika & Azemika: The Family Law Attorneys Handle all Family Law Matters, Including:
- Community property
- Separate property
- Alimony or spousal support
- Division of marital property
- Parent relocation (move-away)
- Child custody
- Separation agreements
- Child support
You are entitled to fast and effective solutions for your needs. There’s no need to leave your family law situation up to chance. By taking the first step and calling our family law attorneys, you are ensuring that you are receiving knowledgeable, compassionate, and determined service.
Contact An Experienced Kern County Family Law Attorney
For comprehensive representation in any Family Law matter, call Azemika & Azemika Law. We will fight for and protect you and your family during the separation and divorce process. Contact us today online or by phone 661-322-8166 to arrange an initial consultation with our attorneys.
Contact An Experienced Kern County Family Law AttorneyFor comprehensive representation in any Family Law matter, call Azemika & Azemika Law. We will fight for and protect you and your family during the separation and divorce process. Contact us today online or by phone 661-322-8166 to arrange an initial consultation with our attorneys.
FAQs About Family Law
First, you or your spouse must be a resident of California for at least six months, and be a resident of the county you’re filing in three months in the county you’re filing in, before filing a dissolution of marriage. Once you file for divorce and serve the divorce petition to your spouse, you will have to wait about six months for your divorce to finalize.
Any property that qualifies as community property will be divided between both parties. However, any property that a spouse acquired before marriage or domestic partnership is considered separate property, and legally belongs to that spouse. Sometimes, these two can become intertwined, or commingled. With acute attention to detail, our divorce attorneys can help you sort out and protect your financial assets.
There are a variety of factors that the court must take in before deciding if spousal support should be awarded. Some factors include a spouse’s earning capacity, spouse’s standard of living established during marriage, age and health of the spouse, and whether there are children to support as well. A qualified attorney can help answer these questions for you in-depth and protect your interests.
In custody cases, the court does not let the child choose whom he or she lives with. The court may take the child’s wishes into consideration if the child is “of sufficient age and capacity to reason.” If willing, children aged 14 and older may express their opinions concerning child custody, but the court is not required to follow their wishes.
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