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Los Angeles County Divorce Attorney

Encino Divorce Lawyer - Should I File for Divorce?

Filing for Divorce or Legal Separation is a very personal and important decision. When you have considered your options and decided that Divorce or Legal Separation is the best option for you, you will want an experienced Certified Family Law Specialist to assist you.

At the Law Offices of Robert Gantman, we not only have over a decade of experience in family law and divorce, we are focused on producing results that work for you and your family. We will let you know what to expect each step of the way as the divorce progresses.

Fiction: You have to prove that the other party was cheating or otherwise ‘at fault’ in order to obtain a divorce.

Fact: California was the first state to allow for "no-fault divorce." This means that you do not have to prove fault in order to obtain a divorce. Further, you are entitled to a divorce even if the other party does not consent to the termination of the marriage.

For a consultation with an experienced divorce lawyer and certified family law specialist, call 818-501-0113 or contact a Los Angeles county divorce attorney online.

Filing for Legal Separation: Residency Requirement

There is no residency requirement to file for a Legal Separation. And, you can easily modify a Petition for Legal Separation into a Petition for Dissolution upon the establishment of the residency requirements for a divorce.

Filing for Divorce: Residency Requirement

To file for a judgment of dissolution of marriage in California, you or your spouse must have lived in the state for six months and in the county where filing for divorce for three months.

Our attorneys' extensive trial experience and expertise in the area of family law offer a strong foundation in divorce settlement negotiations. We can help you consider all issues potentially arising in a divorce, including:

Our attorneys will also assist you in preparing for the future by considering other post-divorce issues.

Contact Our Offices

To set up a meeting to discuss your divorce and related issues, contact a divorce lawyer in Encino or call us at 818-501-0113. We are centrally located in Encino, near the intersection of the 405 and 101 freeways, allowing us to represent clients in courts throughout Southern California. We accept all major credit cards.

Office Location

Robert Gantman, Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
| 15760 Ventura Boulevard | Suite 1520 | Encino, CA 91436-3026 | Toll Free: 818-501-0113
Fax: 818-501-7466 | Map and Directions