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What Does A No-Fault Divorce Mean?

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In California, we are a no-fault divorce state. This means that when a couple wants to get divorced, they do not need to provide a reason for doing so. This blog post will define what no-fault divorce means, as well as go over how it impacts the divorce process.

No-Fault Divorce Defined

A no-fault divorce is when a couple decides to end their marriage without providing a reason for doing so. In order to file for this type of divorce, one spouse must simply state that the relationship is "irreconcilably broken." While one party may not want to proceed with a divorce, spouses still have the right to file.

How No-Fault Divorce Impacts The Process

In California, no-fault divorce does not impact the process very much. The most significant difference is that you do not need to prove that your spouse did something wrong in order to get divorced. This can make the process simpler and less stressful because you do not need to collect evidence or hire a lawyer.

The Benefits of a No-Fault Divorce

There are many benefits to a no-fault divorce. One of the biggest benefits is that it can help couples avoid a lengthy and expensive court battle. A no-fault divorce can also help prevent feelings of bitterness and resentment from forming, as well as help protect the privacy of both spouses. Furthermore, a no-fault divorce can alleviate stress and allow both spouses to move on with their lives more quickly.

Get Advice From Attorneys

If you are considering a no-fault divorce, it is important to speak with an experienced divorce lawyer. They can help explain the process in more detail and answer any questions you may have. The team at Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, P.C. is here to assist you in your process. 

Contact Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, P.C. at (916) 794-4576 to set up a consultation today.