Useful California Divorce Sites
If you are getting divorced in California, you should be aware that California has its own specific laws and procedures. The following websites are helpful in understanding California law and how they apply to your divorce.
This link will take you to a one page summary of California divorce laws.
This website offers links to California court forms, resources, and information about California divorces.
Useful Divorce Websites
The website for Diana's book www.yourdivorceadvisor.com includes 10-tips about 10 different divorce subjects, a quick practical guide to making the best decisions for your divorce.
DivorceNetÂ® is the Internet's largest divorce resource, offering state-specific articles, an online community and a nationwide directory of divorce lawyers, mediators and financial professionals.
Divorce Headquarters is a source for divorce issues including alimony, child support, child custody, visitation, separation agreements, financial, divorce attorneys, divorce mediators, divorce services, free child support calculator, and more.
Divorce Central offers help, support, and information, and the opportunity to communicate with others who are in various stages of decision-making, mourning, mediating, settling, litigating, and just plain "dealing" with divorce.
Divorce Care provides you with resources to help you deal with the pain and emotions of a divorce. It offers information about local support groups and advice on looking forward and rebuilding your life.
Divorce Info is a very comprehensive site with a lot of information on divorce in very simple language. This site covers the legal and emotional aspects of divorce. Because the website has a lot of information, I found that going to the site map.
Divorce Directory offers a broad range of national and local based services on the web. This site also includes informative statistics and articles on divorce.
Divorce Source gives resources, fee based divorce tools, and state based information.
Support Scan offers a calculation program on-line to calculate child and temporary spousal support. ($15.00 for the first three calculations and $5.00 each after that). It creates reports you can view or print to predict proper levels of support. It is certified by the California Judicial Council and is admissible in all California family law courts.
The American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence has developed two brochures on developing a safety plan one for adults, and one for children.
Many asset searches charge a fee for their services. Be sure to inquire about the fees prior to utilizing such services. Because online businesses are difficult to monitor, be very wary. Neither the authors nor the publisher of Your Divorce Advisor endorse or encourage the use of such services. If you decide to use a service and would like to provide feedback (positive or negative), we'd love to include it on our site. If you have other suggestions for sites you've used, we'd love to hear them. E-mail us at mediator [at] peace-talks.com.
That said, the most reputable and reasonably priced service around seems to be Choice Point, which has access to many public records databases. Contact them on the web or phone (888) 333-3365.
Public Records Databases
Public records database search charges pay-as-you-go.
www.1800ussearch.com offers a background-oriented public records search (such as where someone's lived, and whether they lived with someone else) for $20-$40
Criminal Records database search: costs $25-$45
You can also try public records database, asset, and people searches through a number of other sites
You can find the name and address of the person behind the phone number with online reverse telephone directories, including:
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