1. Home
  2.  » Blog

Stockton Family Law Blog

Will divorce make you happier?

If you are considering divorce, it is likely because you are unhappy in your marriage. You may imagine that divorce will solve your problems. The truth is more complex. According to Psychology Today, divorce is a difficult, painful process. It does not solve your...

Divorce and the family home

One major topic of contention during a divorce is the fate of the family home. While selling the property may seem like the only choice for divorcing couples, Zillow notes that other available options may allow one or both of the spouses to keep the home. By examining...

What should you know about restraining orders?

In the event of abuse or other threatening behaviors, there is protection available from the law. Securing a restraining order can protect you from an abusive person, while also creating a legal record that can assist you during the divorce process. It is important to...

3 myths about shared parenting

When parents divorce, the court usually either assigns one parent sole physical custody, where the non-custodial parent receives visitation for a few days per week or month, or joint physical custody, in which the children split their time almost evenly between the...

How are divorce and legal separation different?

Divorce often involves both emotionally and financially difficult decisions. You may need space from your current relationship, but not yet feel ready to end your marriage, especially if you share children. Legal separation is a process similar to divorce that allows...