Question by  mandyaljp (55)

How do I contest a divorce in California?


Answer by  Amy21 (460)

You can contest a divorce in California in several ways. One is to see your lawyer and have then write up a formal petiton to cotnest based on the factors you request. Another way is to file it directly with the court system.


Answer by  Jess35 (445)

Contesting divorce in California is when the two parties do not agree on the divorce issues, and there needs to be a trial for the court to decide which party is awarded what. To contest a divorce, a lawyer must be hired, and a response needs to be filed in the courts to the divorce petitioner.


Answer by  hahagal (983)

You will need to talk to your attorney in order to start the process to contest the divorce. You will need to be an agreement with both parties in order to process the divorce. There may be a delay and additional monies that will be needed in order to finalize the divorce.


Answer by  kizmetkid (21)

Attorneys fees can become quite expensive especially in the state of California. There are many low cost options out there and some agencies offer free legal aide for qualifying applicants. If you are before a jufge n a court of law and are unsure of your options you may requestassitance from the court at that time.


Answer by  chet13 (332)

File a claim through a layer to the court. Find a lawyer in the phone book, he/she will be able to file all necessary paperwork.

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