A couple looking for an uncomplicated approach to the dissolution of a marriage may find that simplified divorce procedures in San Diego are appropriate. However, it is important to understand that there are limitations to the process and this is why it is important to speak with a member of our experienced legal team.
One of the primary requirements for simplified divorce procedures in San Diego is that the marriage has lasted for no more than five years.
One of the spouses filing for a simplified divorce process must meet California’s minimum residency requirements: to have lived in the State of California for the past six months and been a resident of San Diego County for a minimum of 3 months prior to filing for simplified divorce procedures in San Diego.
The couple must not have any children and cannot have adopted a child during the course of their marriage.
The spouses must not own any real estate.
The combined total of community assets (purchased by the couple during the course of their marriage) must not exceed $25,000. Note: This includes all retirement plans, pensions and/or deferred compensation. In addition, neither of the spouses may have “separate” property exceeding $25,000 in value.
The combined total of unpaid community debts (liabilities incurred by the parties during the course of the marriage) must not exceed $4,000.
Cars and associated loans may be excluded from consideration.
In order to end your marriage under the simplified divorce procedures in San Diego both spouses must indicate the desire to dissolve the marriage is mutual and both believe the differences in their marriage are irreconcilable.
Both parties must waive their rights to any support benefits as well as the right to appeal.
The simplified divorce procedures in San Diego require the filing paperwork to be precise. Our paralegal team work with you to ensure all paperwork is in order for this cost-effective divorce strategy.